Ruby is feeling nervous and shy on her first day at kindergarten. But the children in Miss Rigg's pre-school soon help Ruby overcome her fears, because they have learnt their teacher's golden rule ...
When you smile at someone, your smile says to them, Hello! Kia ora! Welcome new friend! 

Now wherever she goes, Ruby can use the golden rule too!


This book is a great resource that captures the thoughts and feelings of a young child as they begin at a new kindergarten. Hello! Kia ora! Welcome new friend! highlights what a kindergarten or pre-school is all about - being inclusive, belonging and learning through play.

Hello! Kia ora! Welcome new friend!

SKU: 49786-6
  • Title: Hello! Kia ora! Welcome new friend!
    Author: Rachel Weston
    Illustrator: Deborah Hinde
    Publisher: Weston Books
    ISBN: 978-0-473-49786-6
    Softcover, section sewn, perfect bound
    Matt laminated
    240 x 250 mm
    32 pages full colour
    If you'd like a copy signed or require a dedication please advise in the Notes panel at checkout.

  • New Zealand $6.50
    Australia $15
    Rest of World $25
    NB prices are in $NZ