15 April, 2021
Whetū Toa and the Magician, a novel by Steph Matuku with illustrations by Katharine Hall, is about a young girl taking up the job of Animal Keeper in the house of the magician The Mighty Mikarere, where her mother also works.
Whetū Toa and Errant are the main characters. Whetū Toa is a very kind and considerate person. I related to her very well, with her positive attitude. Errant is a very smart bunny who is always getting into mischief.
Whetū Toa is just getting used to the farm when her mum reveals to her that the magician is deep in debt and that Whetū Toa will have to find a way for the animals to work for their keep. Read more