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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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            Festivals Together: A Guide to Multi-Cultural Celebration
               

            Festivals Together: A Guide to Multi-Cultural Celebration (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            By Fitzjohn, Sue; Weston, Minda; Large, Judy

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            A resource guide for celebration, and for observing special days, according to traditions based on many cultures, this book brings together the experience, sharing and activities of individuals from a multi-faith community - Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Sikh.

            ISBN 9781869890469
            Released NZ 15 Jul 1993
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Festivals and the Seasons
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            Ganga: The River that Flows from Heaven to Earth
              

            Ganga: The River that Flows from Heaven to Earth (EPUB ebook)

            By Sperling, Vatsala; Illustrated by Johari, Harish; Weltevrede, Pieter

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            Ganga tells how the Hindu goddess Ganga came to Earth as the Ganges River, a river sacred to Hindus. Illustrated with full-color paintings in the traditional Indian style, Ganga introduces children to one of the most beloved characters in Hindu mythology. For children ages 6-9.

            ISBN 9781591439080
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            Language en
            Released NZ 10 Nov 2008
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            Ganga: The River That Flows from Heaven to Earth

            Ganga: The River That Flows from Heaven to Earth (Hardback)

            By Sperling, Vatsala; Illustrated by Johari, Harish; Weltevrede, Pieter

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            Ganga tells how the Hindu goddess Ganga came to Earth as the Ganges River, a river sacred to Hindus. Illustrated with full-color paintings in the traditional Indian style, Ganga introduces children to one of the most beloved characters in Hindu mythology. For children ages 6-9.

            ISBN 9781591430896
            Released NZ 21 Nov 2008
            Publisher Inner Traditions Bear and Comp
            Interest Age 7-9 years
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            The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee
             

            The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

            Edited by Duncan, Barbara R.; Illustrated by Goshorn, Shan

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            Cherokee people have lived in the Great Smoky Mountains for thousands of years. During all this time, they have told stories to each other to explain how things came to be, to pass on lessons about life, and to describe the mountains, animals, plants, and spirits around them. Thi...s book collects 26 of these stories that are suitable for kids.
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            ISBN 9780807859308
            Released NZ 15 Nov 2008
            Publisher The University of North Caroli
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series Caravan Book
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