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Battle of the Mountains
 

Battle of the Mountains (Trade Paperback/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 21 November 2012 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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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 30 November 2011 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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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 22 May 2006 by Scholastic
Interest Age 3-6 years
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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 30 November 2011 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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How Maui Found His Father and the Magic Jawbone
 

How Maui Found His Father and the Magic Jawbone (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

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 30 November 2011 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death
 

How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death (Trade Paperback/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 ...

ISBN 9780143505624
Published 21 November 2012 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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Rona and the Moon
 

Rona and the Moon (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Gossage, Peter

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Rona is charged with the important task of making food ready for her family when they return from a fishing trip. As night falls, she uses the moon to light her way. But when the moon slides behind a cloud she becomes angry and a curse sprays from her mouth. The moon does not tak ...

ISBN 9780143505679
Published 21 November 2012 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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The Giant of Lake Wakatipu
 

The Giant of Lake Wakatipu (Trade Paperback/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. B ...

ISBN 9780143505600
Published 21 November 2012 by Penguin
Interest Age 2-6 years
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How Maui Slowed the Sun
 

How Maui Slowed the Sun (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

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 28 November 2011 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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How Maui Found the Secret of Fire
 

How Maui Found the Secret of Fire (Paperback)

By Gossage, Peter

ISBN 9780143503798
Published 1 April 2009 by Penguin
Interest Age 4-12 years
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