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            Illustrated Maori Myths and Legends
             

            Illustrated Maori Myths and Legends (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Rikihana Hyland, Queenie; Illustrated by Puru, Patrick

            • RRP: $32.00
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            Queenie Rikihana Hyland here brings together a collection of her favourite Maori myths and legends - from the creation and the ever-popular mischief-making of Maui, to the great love stories of Hinemoa and Tutanekai, and Turongo and Mahinarangi. The stories are brought to life by... the vivid illustrations of Patrick Puru.
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            ISBN 9780143504511
            Published NZ 31 May 2010
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
            Availability
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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

            • RRP: $29.99
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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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            How Maui Fished Up the North Island: Tales of Aotearoa
             

            How Maui Fished Up the North Island: Tales of Aotearoa (Hardback)

            Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan

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            Retelling of a traditional legend of how Maui fished up the North Island of New Zealand when he sneaks onto his brothers' canoe after they have refused to take him fishing.

            ISBN 9781988516240
            Published NZ 16 Aug 2018
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            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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            The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms: Book 4

            The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms: Book 4 (Paperback)

            By Colfer, Chris

            • RRP: $19.99
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            The 4th book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series by Chris Colfer

            ISBN 9780349124407
            Released NZ 14 Jun 2016
            Publisher Hachette Children's Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series The Land of Stories
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            Hinga Ake a Maui i te Ika Whenua, Te: Purakau o Aotearoa
             

            Hinga Ake a Maui i te Ika Whenua, Te: Purakau o Aotearoa (Paperback, Te Reo)

            Illustrated by Bixley, Donovan; Translated by Joseph, Darryn

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            Maui (Te Reo): Tales of Aotearoa Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of Maui fishing up North Island! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures will be bright and bring their own level of humour to the book. Darryn Joseph will ensure... that the story is accurate and culturally appropriate, and will translate the story for the Te Reo edition.
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            ISBN 9781988516257
            Published NZ 16 Aug 2018
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
            Interest Age 2-6 years
            Language (Maori)
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            The Clay Woman
              

            The Clay Woman (Paperback)

            By Hall, Xoe

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            Tane Mahuta created the many wonders of nature that surround us today, but humanlife eludes him. As he sculpts the form of a woman from the scared red earth of Papatuanuku, Tane Mahuta can't begin to imagine what he is about to discover and all the beauty it beholds...

            ISBN 9780473422509
            Published NZ 1 Jan 2018
            Publisher NZ / SP Author Self Published
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki

            Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki (Hardback)

            By Crossley-Holland, Kevin; Illustrated by Love, Jeffrey Alan

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            An extraordinary and enthralling illustrated anthology of Norse Myths from a Carnegie-Medal winning author.

            ISBN 9781406361841
            Released NZ 1 Nov 2017
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Walker Studio
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            216 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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            A Tale Dark and Grimm

            A Tale Dark and Grimm (Paperback)

            By Gidwitz, Adam

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            Warlocks with dark spells, hunters with deadly aim, and bakers with ovens retrofitted for cooking children lurk within these pages. This title tells the story of Hansel and Gretel.

            ISBN 9781783440870
            Released NZ 15 Mar 2014
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Grimm Series
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            Greek Myths Treasury

            Greek Myths Treasury (Hardback)

            By Milbourne, Anna; Stowell, Louie; Illustrated by Temporin, Elena; Bursi, Simona; Brown, Petra

            • RRP: $45.00
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            An illustrated collection of well-known Greek myths full of gods, monsters, heroes and adventure. It contains famous myths such as The Trojan Horse , Jason and the Golden Fleece , Icarus , Pandora's Box , and Odysseus . It also includes a fully illustrated glossary explaining the... characters and places.
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            ISBN 9780746089316
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2010
            Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd
            Interest Age 7-9 years
            Series Gift Sets
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