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Book Spotlight: Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Auckland by Alinka Rutkowska

Maya & Filippo Make Friends in AucklandTitle: Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Auckland
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Author: Alinka Rutkowska
Publisher: Alinka Rutkowska
Pages: 26
Language: English
Format: Paperback & eBook
ISBN-10: 1493626949

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Embark on a one-of-a-kind, unprecedented, breathtaking adventure with Maya and Filippo as they travel around the globe on board the “Fun Princess” — a cruise ship full of surprises. Discover their fascinating ports of call, find out what the local customs and traditions are, join the kids in activities at sea, and explore the remarkable world they create through the power of their positive outlook.

This time Maya and Filippo discover Auckland and meet different kinds of people depending on…read the book to find out! Spoiler alert: the kids ride a big hop-on, hop-off explorer bus, where strange things happen. They stop at the famous Sky Tower, where they do something very exciting.


Maya and Filippo are best friends. They are also brother and sister. They live with their parents and their cat Otello on a cruise ship called the Fun Princess and spend their days exploring the world — planet Earth and the world inside their minds.

Maya and Filippo woke up excited. Today was their first day in New Zealand! Maya had a thought. Not only was New Zealand new to them — they were new to New Zealand!

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