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              IN THE BEGINNING: 20th Anniversary Edition: 2021
               

              IN THE BEGINNING: 20th Anniversary Edition: 2021 (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter; Translated by Te Heikoko Mataira, Katerina

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              The creation myth of Maori legend is simply told in Peter Gossage's vibrant style. Bold design and brief text recount the struggle of the children of Rangi and Papa as they try to part their parents and bring light to the world. The reader is introduce to each of the children (Ma...ori gods) and they role they play in the world.
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              ISBN 9781775436850
              Published NZ 1 May 2021
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 3-5 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 NZ 22 May 2006
              Publisher Scholastic New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age 3-6 years
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              Rona and the Moon
               

              Rona and the Moon (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...e her curse lightly. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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              ISBN 9780143505679
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 2-6 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 5-8 years
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              Te Hopu a Maui i a te Ra/How Maui Slowed the Sun
               

              Te Hopu a Maui i a te Ra/How Maui Slowed the Sun (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter; Edited by Penfold, Merimeri

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              Faced with very short days and very long nights, Maui comes up with a plan to slow the Sun's passage through the sky. Peter Gossage's much-loved retelling of this famous Maori myth has captivated young children for generations.

              ISBN 9780143774877
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Language (English)
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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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              In the Beginning - Maori Editi
               

              In the Beginning - Maori Editi (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 New Zealand Limited
              Interest Age Children
              Series Maori
              Language (Te Reo Maori)
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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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              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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              How Maui Slowed the Sun
               

              How Maui Slowed the Sun (Paperback, 3rd edition)

              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 NZ 28 Nov 2011
              Publisher Penguin
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              How Maui Found the Secret of Fire
               

              How Maui Found the Secret of Fire (Paperback)

              By Gossage, Peter

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              On a mission to discover how fire is made, Maui visits his Aunty Mahuika. Each time he is given a flame he tells her he has lost it, until he eventually has lost all but one of her flames. In a rage she flings her last flame into a kaikomako tree. Maui takes a piece of hard mahoe... wood and rubs it against a branch of the tree, bringing fire for eternity to his people. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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              ISBN 9780143505648
              Published NZ 21 Nov 2012
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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