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How Maui Slowed the Sun: Tales of Aotearoa 2

How Maui Slowed the Sun: Tales of Aotearoa 2
 

Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui slowed the journey of the sun through the sky each day! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour.

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ISBN 9781988516578
Published 12 September 2019 by Upstart Press Ltd
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Bixley, Donovan
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ISBN-13 9781988516578
ISBN-10 1988516579
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
Imprint Upstart Press Ltd
Publication Date 12 September 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Bixley, Donovan
Category Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Picture Storybooks
Family, Home & Self Help
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions Width: 280mm
Height: 210mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 1000685

Description of this Book

Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui slowed the journey of the sun through the sky each day! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures are bright and bring their own level of humour to the book. Darryn Joseph ensures that the story is accurate and culturally appropriate and translates , along with Keri Opai, the story for the Te Reo edition.

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Author's Bio

Donovan Bixley is an illustrator and writer based in Taupo. Donovan has numerous bestsellers to his name, including the recent Much Ado About Shakespeare. Donovan created Pussycat, Pussycat (2015), Little Bo Peep (2014), The Wheels on the Bus (2010) and Old Macdonald's Farm (2011) and The Great Kiwi ABC (2016). Dr Darryn Joseph is a lecturer in te reo at Massey university. He has authored over 23 books; mainly textbooks and chapter books for Maori immersion education. He has won the Huia Short Stories Award for te reo Maori and the LIANZA Librarian Te Kura Pounamu Award for most distinguished contribution to literature for children and young adults written in Te Reo Maori.

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