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Nga Atua - Maori Gods

Nga Atua - Maori Gods

* Stunning art and charming text presenting major gods including Maui, Tangaroa, Mahuika and Uenuku * Aimed at children but accesses general and gift markets * Robyn Kahukiwa is the best-known Maori female artist of her generation

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ISBN 9780947506261
Barcode 9780947506261
Published 21 June 2017 by Oratia Media
Format Hardback, 2nd Enlarged edition
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Author(s) By Kahukiwa, Robyn
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ISBN-13 9780947506261
ISBN-10 0947506268
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Publication Date 21 June 2017
International Publication Date 30 May 2017
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback, 2nd Enlarged edition
Edition 2nd Enlarged edition
Author(s) By Kahukiwa, Robyn
Category General Picture Books
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 210mm
Height: 270mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 2-6 years
Reading Age 2-6 years
Library of Congress Mythology, Maori - Juvenile literature, Maori New Zealand people - Folklore
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 398.208999442
Catalogue Code 741016

Description of this Book

A book to treasure for young and old, Robyn Kahukiwa'sNga Atua: Maori Gods takes the reader on a beautiful visual journey while imparting simple and effective explanations of the major Maori gods.Robyn introduces the pantheon of Maori gods, and explains the arena of life for which each deity is responsible. For example:Tumatauenga is the greatest warrior atua. His powers are extreme strength and courage. He fights for truth and justice.This book is a beautiful introduction to some of the unique deities that are part of Aotearoa New Zealand's cultural story, and affirms their continued relevance today.

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Author's Bio

Robyn Kahukiwa (Ngati Porou, Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) is one of Aotearoa/New Zealand's most important contemporary Maori artists. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and is in numerous art galleries, museums and private collections. She has written and illustrated numerous children's picture books.

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