From the creator of the popular series Sea Stories, a collection of colourful stories connected with the sky.  Stories of butterflies, birds, kites, home-made aeroplanes, clouds, balloons and people from outer space. For ages 5 - 10.

Spaceman Kite

Spaceman Kite Photo: Brendon Moir from the collection of Christchurch City Libraries

Sky Stories Chch City Libraries
Photo: Brendon Moir. From the collection of Christchurch City Libraries. (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)


Sky Stories is performed by Apirana Taylor, Tina Cook, Jamie McCaskill, Miriama Ketu, Rosemary Rangitauira, Darcy Edwards, Charlie Leaf, Rawiri Waru, Ana Tapiata, Carla Gray, Maraea Rakuraku, Duncan Smith, and Prue Langbein.

Music and live sound effects by Miriama Ketu, Apirana Taylor and Ella Marsh
Song by Apirana Taylor - performed by Miriama Ketu.

About the author

Apirana Taylor was born in Wellington, of Te Whanau a Apanui, Ngati Porou and Ngati Ruanui descent. He has written short stories, children’s stories, criticism and a novel, He Tangi Aroha (1993). He is also an actor and playwright, and was a prominent member of the Maori theatre cooperative Te Ohu Whakaari.
Sky Stories follows his popular series Sea Stories.