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            How Maui Slowed the Sun: Tales of Aotearoa 2
             

            How Maui Slowed the Sun: Tales of Aotearoa 2 (Paperback)

            By Bixley, Donovan

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            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.

            ISBN 9781988516202
            Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            Maui and the Secret of Fire: Tales of Aotearoa 3
              

            Maui and the Secret of Fire: Tales of Aotearoa 3 (Paperback)

            By Bixley, Donovan; Edited by Joseph, Darryn

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            • Pub Date
              10 Sep 20

            Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui captured the secret of fire.

            ISBN 9781988516929
            Published NZ 10 Sep 2020
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Tales of Aotearoa
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            Te Huihui o Matariki
             

            Te Huihui o Matariki (Paperback)

            By Rolleston-Cummins, Toni; Illustrated by Slade Robinson, Nikki; Translated by Morris, Hone

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            An adventurous young man called Mitai lives with his seven handsome brothers in the village of Maketu. He watches his brothers become bewitched by seven beautiful women, and under their spell, the brothers no longer eat, look after themselves, work in their gardens or hunt. Reali...sing the women are patupaiarehe, fairy women, he knows they must be cast far away. They are given to Urutengangana, the god of the stars, and he places the patupaiarehe in the heavens farthest from the earth. Yet once a year, at winter solstice, he allows their beauty to shine in the eastern sky.
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            ISBN 9781869693305
            Published NZ 6 Jun 2008
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 5-9 years
            Language (Maori)
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            Down The Back of the Chair

            Down The Back of the Chair (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mahy, Margaret; Illustrated by Dunbar, Polly

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            When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair!

            ISBN 9780711253988
            Released NZ 28 Apr 2020
            Publisher Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific
             

            Maui's Taonga Tales: A Treasury of Stories from Aotearoa and the Pacific (Hardback)

            By Press, Te Papa

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            JOIN MAUI AS HE SHARES STORIES FOR TAMARIKI BASED ON TAONGA FROM THE TE PAPA COLLECTION

            ISBN 9780995113626
            Published NZ 21 Nov 2019
            Publisher Te Papa Press
            Interest Age Children
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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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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            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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            The The Mouse And The Ant
              

            The The Mouse And The Ant (Paperback)

            Illustrated by Halapua, Lisala

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            A jealous row over some bananas echoes through the ages in this light hearted Tongan fable. This book follows the critically acclaimed 'The Mouse and the Octopus' and 'The worm and the Whale', which form the Isalnd Fables series by Talanoa Books.

            ISBN 9780473510251
            Published NZ 28 Feb 2020
            Publisher Talanoa Books
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Series Island Fables
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            You Choose Fairy Tales
             

            You Choose Fairy Tales (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick; By Goodhart, Pippa

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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            Make up your very own fairy tale adventure where YOU CHOOSE what happens next. Which fairy tale hero would you like to be today? Where will you go on your fairy tale quest? And what fairy tale baddy would you least like to meet? The possibilities are infinite in this captivating ...creative toolkit which will inspire children from three up to make their own stories again and again - a magical sequel to YOU CHOOSE, YOU CHOOSE YOUR DREAMS and YOU CHOOSE IN SPACE - it's spell-binding!
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            ISBN 9780141378978
            Released NZ 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            I Can Catch a Monster
             

            I Can Catch a Monster (Hardback)

            By Woollvin, Bethan

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            • Pub Date
              14 Jul 20

            A magical medieval tale of a brave little girl on the hunt for a fearsome monster.

            ISBN 9781509889808
            Released NZ 14 Jul 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 0-5 years
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            The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey: Book 5

            The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey: Book 5 (Paperback)

            By Colfer, Chris

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            The 5th book in the No.1 New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer

            ISBN 9780349132273
            Released NZ 13 Jun 2017
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series The Land of Stories
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