Ten Little Kiwi Birds children’s song is released in Te Reo, English and bilingual versions
Ten Little Kiwi Birds is a fun Kiwi re-imagination of a popular children’s nursery rhyme and playtime song. Award winning children’s music group Itty Bitty Beats and an award winning children’s author Peter Millett have teamed up to create a new piece of music for kids to sing and dance to. The result of their collaboration was a song inspired by Peter Millett’s Ten Little Kiwi Birds rhyme that featured in his children’s book Classic Rhymes For Kiwi Kids.
Three versions of Ten Little Kiwi Birds were created: an English version, Te Reo version and a bilingual version. Itty Bitty Beats wanted to ensure the song could be enjoyed by every whanau, kura and preschool in New Zealand. An innovative video has also been created by Peter Millett to accompany the song.
Peter Millett is an Auckland author who has published a number of children’s rhyming picture books including Moa’s Ark and Humpty Rugby, and his 2014 title The Anzac Puppy won the Children’s Choice Picture Book of the Year award. Peter Millett has also collaborated with Australian based entertainer Jay Laga’aia on musical picture books: The Kiwi Go Marching One By One and the forthcoming release My Old Man He Plays Rugby.Ten Little Kiwi Birds Song is available to purchase on iTunes and Spotify.