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ProductO Mosese Kei Viliame - Mosese & Viliame
AuthorMrs. Sainimere Rauqeuqe
ArtistAnare Somumu
LanguageFijian
Reading age6 -8 years old
Number of Pages12
DimensionsA3 Size - 297 x 420 mm
CopyrightProduct images and text © My Fiji Store. Book © The Institute of Indigenous Studies, Fiji Ltd.
ISBN978-982-98210-6-5

O Mosese Kei Viliame - Mosese & Viliame

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Description

'O Mosese Kei Viliame - Mosese & Viliame' is a Fiji Children's book written entirely in Fijian for children aged 6 to 8 years old. Written by Mrs. Sainimere Rauqeuqe, from RFTA - Retired Fijian Teachers Association, with illustrations by Anare Somumu. It has 12 pages.

This book was written by Fijian teachers for teachers or parents - its intended use is in a classroom setting which is why it is A3 size with large font and bright illustrations. It can be placed on an easel in the front of the classroom and read to children who can view easily. It can also be enjoyed at home or anywhere outside of the classroom where children would want to read or hear Fijian stories.

O Mosese Kei Viliame Book Description

Mosese and Viliame are brothers. They live with Bu Sera, their grandmother, in Navivi, Nadroga. Bu Sera sells bananas by the roadside. One day after school the boys were very hungry, they decided to barter two (2) coconuts for four (4) bananas with their grandmother.

IIS, RFTA & FTA - 10 books in the series

This series of 10 books has been put together by the Institute of Indigenous Studies (IIS) Fiji Ltd, which, in the main, is made up of RFTA (retired Fijian Teachers Association- teachers who have retired from teaching). RFTA is a Branch of Fijian Teachers Association, FTA.

All IIS books in this series

  • Na Keda Vuata - Our Fruits
  • Na Loga Ni Voivoi Nei Bubu Salote - The Pandanus Plantation of Grandmother Salote
  • Na Qoli Vonu - Catching Turtles
  • Jone Na Dautataro - Jone The Kind Considerate Boy
  • O Mosese Kei Viliame - Mosese & Viliame
  • Na Siganisucu Nei Marica - Marica’s Birthday
  • O Iratou Na Veitavaleni - The Three Cousins
  • O Tomu Kei Popi - Tom & Poppy
  • Na Volivolitaki Ena Makete - Selling at the Market
  • Na Sisi Ni Qele - Landslide

 

English notes that explain the illustrations and Fijian text

Page No. Fijian Book 'O Mosese Kei Viliame - Mosese & Viliame' - Illustration Notes in English
Page 5: Mosese and Viliame are brothers. Mosese is the elder of the two. They live in Navivi, Nadroga. They stay with their grandmother, Sera.
Page 7: Grandmother Sera sells bananas. Two bananas are usually bartered for one coconut.
Page 9: After school Mosese and Viliame decide to get some bananas.
Page 11: Mosese and Viliame barter two (2) coconuts for four (4) bananas from grandmother Sera.

 

Fiji Author - Mrs. Sainimere Mainewa Rauqeuqe

From Nalebaleba, Bemana, Nadroga. A retired primary school teacher and Education Officer. Continues to maintain a strong interest not only in the Fiji Girl Guides Movement, but also in the preservation of Indigenous Fijian arts, craft and culture.

Properties

ProductO Mosese Kei Viliame - Mosese & Viliame
AuthorMrs. Sainimere Rauqeuqe
ArtistAnare Somumu
LanguageFijian
Reading age6 -8 years old
Number of Pages12
DimensionsA3 Size - 297 x 420 mm
CopyrightProduct images and text © My Fiji Store. Book © The Institute of Indigenous Studies, Fiji Ltd.
ISBN978-982-98210-6-5