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Battle Of The Mountains

Battle Of The Mountains
 

A retelling of a Maori legend that describes how Taranaki banished Mounts Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki when they tried to steal his wife, Pihanga. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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ISBN 9780143505631
Barcode 9780143505631
Published 21 November 2012 by Penguin
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Gossage, Peter
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780143505631
ISBN-10 0143505637
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 21 November 2012
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Gossage, Peter
Category Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 231mm
Spine: 2mm
Weight 130g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 398.20993
Catalogue Code 292880

Description of this Book

Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them. This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions where they stand today.

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Author's Bio

Peter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Pania of the Reef and his popular Maui series. His distinctive artistic style is loved by adults and children alike, and his retelling of old myths is done in such a way that they are easily accessible to readers of many ages. Peter currently lives in Auckland.

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