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Ngarara Huarau
 

Ngarara Huarau (Paperback)

By Hemi, Maxine
Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew

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This graphic novel set in New Zealand that tells the story of Ngarara Huarau, a taniwha or mythical beast, that travels from Hawke's Bay to Wairarapa in search of his sister, Pari-kawhiti. As he journeys, his movement shapes the landscape, and his hunger leads him to eat birds, s...eals, seafood and people, causing terror as he travels south. Finally, the Wairarapa people of Ngati Tara ask Tupurupuru and his warriors to kill Ngarara Huarau. Tupurupuru constructs a trap and the warriors set upon Ngarara Huarau with weapons, and he sinks into the Uwhiroa swamp. But did he die?
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ISBN 9781775502999
Published NZ 31 Aug 2016
Publisher Huia Publishers
Format Paperback
Language English
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ISBN-13 9781775502999
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Huia Publishers
Imprint Huia Publishers
Published 31 Aug 2016
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Language English
Author(s) By Hemi, Maxine
Illustrated by Burdan, Andrew
Category Graphic / Comic Strip
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
New Zealand Curriculum
Maori
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions Width: 170mm
Height: 235mm
Dewey Code 398.208999442
Weight 100g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Comic Strip Fiction & Graphic Novels
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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