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              The Fish of Maui
               

              The Fish of Maui (Trade Paperback / 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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              In the Beginning
               

              In the Beginning (Paperback, New title)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              A retelling of the Maori creation legend Bold desgin and brief text introduce the story of the children of Rangi and Papa as they try to separate their parents and bring light to the world.

              ISBN 9781869437626
              Published NZ 22 May 2006
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 3-6 years
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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 Children
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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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              Pania of the Reef
               

              Pania of the Reef (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              A simple retelling of the traditional tale in which Pania, a creature of the sea, falls in love with a young chief. Suggested level: junior, primary.

              ISBN 9780143505655
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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              The Giant Of Lake Wakatipu
               

              The Giant Of Lake Wakatipu (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              When Manata goes missing from her village, her people discover that she has been kidnapped by a giant. Her lover, Matakauri, sets off to rescue her, knowing that his people will never be safe until the giant is killed.While the giant sleeps, Matakauri builds a fire around him. Bu...t what will happen when the fire is lit? This is a beautiful retelling of the legend of how one of New Zealand's great lakes came to be.
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              ISBN 9780143772088
              Published NZ 27 Nov 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 years
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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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              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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              How Maui Found His Mother
               

              How Maui Found His Mother (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              Retells the story of how Maui's mother relinquishes her baby to the sea, thinking he has died. As a young man he seeks her out and is reunited with her. Suggested level: junior, primary.

              ISBN 9780143505204
              Published NZ 30 Nov 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death
               

              How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              The story of how Maui wonders what it would be like to live forever. He enters the Goddess of Death and discovers stars, heavens and the gods. Missing his people, he is sent home by the highest goddess, Rehua, who gives him the special gift of being able to transform himself. Sug...gested level: junior, primary.
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              ISBN 9780143505624
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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