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              Te-Ika-a-Maui/The Fish of Maui
               

              Te-Ika-a-Maui/The Fish of Maui (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter; Edited by Penfold, Merimeri

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              Peter Gossage's famous Maori myth about discovering Aotearoa's North Island is now a bilingual Maori-English edition, featuring Merimeri Penfold's translation. Maui's jealous brothers don't want him to come fishing with them. But clever Maui catches the best fish of all.

              ISBN 9780143774884
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Language (English)
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              Te Hopu a Maui i a te Ra/How Maui Slowed the Sun
               

              Te Hopu a Maui i a te Ra/How Maui Slowed the Sun (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter; Edited by Penfold, Merimeri

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              Faced with very short days and very long nights, Maui comes up with a plan to slow the Sun's passage through the sky. Peter Gossage's much-loved retelling of this famous Maori myth has captivated young children for generations.

              ISBN 9780143774877
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Language (English)
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              I Te Timatanga
               

              I Te Timatanga (Paperback, New title)

              By Gossage, Peter; Translated by Mataira, Katarina

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              The story of Rangi and Papa and the creation of the earth and the heavens. Maori language version.

              ISBN 9781869436124
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
              Series Maori
              Language (Maori)
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              How Maui Slowed the Sun
               

              How Maui Slowed the Sun (Board Book)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              "Faced with very short days and very long nights, Maui comes up with a plan to slow the Suns passage through the sky"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143771586
              Published NZ 30 Oct 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 0-3 years
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              The Fish of Maui
               

              The Fish of Maui (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              Retelling of a traditional legend of how Maui fished up the North Island of New Zealand (Te Ika a Maui) when he sneaks onto his brothers' canoe after they have refused to take him fishing. Suggested level: junior, primary.

              ISBN 9780143505174
              Published NZ 30 Nov 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              How Maui Found the Secret of Fire
               

              How Maui Found the Secret of Fire (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              On a mission to discover how fire is made, Maui visits his Aunty Mahuika. Each time he is given a flame he tells her he has lost it, until he eventually has lost all but one of her flames. In a rage she flings her last flame into a kaikomako tree. Maui takes a piece of hard mahoe... wood and rubs it against a branch of the tree, bringing fire for eternity to his people. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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              ISBN 9780143505648
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Battle of the Mountains
               

              Battle of the Mountains (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              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.

              ISBN 9780143505631
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa
               

              Maui and Other Maori Legends: 8 Classic Tales of Aotearoa (Hardback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              A beautiful collection of artist Peter Gossage's beloved Maori myths, in one stunning volume. Peter Gossage's memorable retellings of Maori oral myths have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. Their dramatic and distinctive illustrations with minimal yet evo...cative language form a powerful combination, and each has earned its place among the beloved classics of our literature. These are exciting, magical tales of adventure and intrigue. Several feature the remarkable culture hero Maui - the quick-witted and the trickster - whose exploits include slowing the sun in its course across the sky, fishing up the North Island/Te Ika a Maui, discovering the secret of fire and his attempt to trick the goddess of death and become immortal. Maui and Other Legends contains eight essential legends. In this volume you will find timeless favourites such as How Maui Found his Mother, Battle of the Mountains, Pania of the Reef and many more. The treasury includes: How Maui Found his Mother How Maui Found his Father and the Magic Jawbone The Fish of Maui How Maui Slowed the Sun How Maui Found the Secret of Fire How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death Battle of the Mountains Pania of the Reef
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              ISBN 9780143309291
              Published NZ 3 Oct 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              How Maui Slowed the Sun
               

              How Maui Slowed the Sun (Paperback, 3rd edition)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              The days seem to pass at a rate too fast to accomplish all his chores. Maui sets out to capture the sun, succeeds, and lengthens the hours of daylight. Suggested level: junior, primary.

              ISBN 9780143505181
              Published NZ 28 Nov 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              How Maui Found His Father and the Magic Jawbone
               

              How Maui Found His Father and the Magic Jawbone (Paperback, 2nd edition)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              Maui wonders where his mother goes each evening. One night he follows her and finds she visits his father, and the family is reunited. Maui then meets his grandfather, and secures his jawbone, which has magical properties. Suggested level: junior, primary.

              ISBN 9780143505198
              Published NZ 30 Nov 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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