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            Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes
             

            Atua: Maori Gods and Heroes (Hardback, FME)

            By Bishop, Gavin

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            Gavin Bishop's stunning, once-in-a-generation compendium introduces readers to the pantheon of Maori gods, demigods and heroes, and explores Aotearoa's most exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori people of Aotearoa in ...this breathtaking, large-scale illustrated book for children. Before the beginning there was nothing. No sound, no air, no colour - nothing. TE KORE, NOTHING. No one knows how long this nothing lasted because there was no time. However, in this great nothing there was a sense of waiting. Something was about to happen. Meet the gods, demigods and heroes of the Maori world, and explore Aotearoa's exciting legends from the Creation to the Migration. Fascinating, beautiful and informative, this once-in-a-generation compendium deserves a place on every bookshelf.
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            ISBN 9780143775690
            Published NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 5-8 years
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            He Atua, He Tangata: The World of Maori Mythology
             

            He Atua, He Tangata: The World of Maori Mythology (Hardback, 3rd Enhanced edition)

            By Reed, A. W.; Edited by Calman, Ross

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            Esteemed editor Ross Calman (Ngati Raukawa, Ngati Toa, Kai Tahu) further revises the Reed Book of Maori Mythology to blend story, source and commentary into a captivating collection. Published in a distinguished hardback, this work will provide a valuable source of reading and re...ference for years to come.
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            ISBN 9780947506889
            Published NZ 6 Oct 2021
            Publisher Oratia Media
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Beloved Girls: The STUNNING new novel from top ten bestselling author Harriet Evans

            The Beloved Girls: The STUNNING new novel from top ten bestselling author Harriet Evans (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Evans, Harriet

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author Harriet Evans returns with the compelling tale of two entwined families and the summer that binds them forever.

            ISBN 9781472251053
            Released NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Purakau: Maori Myths Retold by Maori Writers
             

            Purakau: Maori Myths Retold by Maori Writers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Various Authors

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            "Ka mua, ka muri... Ancient Mori creation myths, portrayals of larger-than-life heroes and tales of engrossing magical beings have endured through the ages. Some hail back to Hawaiki, some are firmly grounded in New Zealand and its landscape. Through countless generations, the st...ories have been reshaped and passed on. This new collection presents a wide range of traditional myths that have been retold by some of our best Maori wordsmiths. Take a fresh look at Papatuanuku, a wild ride with Maui, or have a creepy encounter with Ruruhi-Kerepo, for these and many more mythical figures await you.The contributors are: Jacqueline Carter, David Geary, Patricia Grace, Briar Grace-Smith, Whiti Hereaka, Keri Hulme, Witi Ihimaera, Kelly Joseph, Hemi Kelly, Nic Low, Tina Makereti, Kelly Ana Morey, Paula Morris, Frazer Rangihuna, Renee, Robert Sullivan, Apirana Taylor, Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, Clayton Te Kohe, Hone Tuwhare, Briar Wood"--Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9780143772965
            Published NZ 7 May 2019
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Tikanga
             

            Tikanga (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tipene, Francis; Tipene, Kaiora

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            Francis and Kaiora Tipene share how they bring the traditional values of tikanga Maaori into day-to-day living and what they learnt about the concepts of te ao Maaori growing up ... more of their life experiences juggling five sons, three businesses, a television show and a life ...filled with joy, spirituality and tikanga --Publisher information.
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            ISBN 9781775541752
            Published NZ 2 Jun 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Secrets of Thistle Cottage
             

            The Secrets of Thistle Cottage (Paperback)

            By Barrett, Kerry

            • RRP: $22.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Dec 21

            The truth can be dangerous in the wrong hands...

            ISBN 9780008389765
            Released NZ 10 Dec 2021
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Roxy & Jones: The Curse of the Gingerbread Witch
             

            Roxy & Jones: The Curse of the Gingerbread Witch (Paperback)

            By Woolfe, Angela; Cover design or artwork by Escobar, Paola

            • RRP: $16.99
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            • Pub Date
              5 Jan 22

            A hilarious modern fairy-tale mash-up set in a world in which witches are real, magic is real and fairy tales are not only real ... but recent history. Roxy Humperdinck is still reeling from the Great Fairy Tale Cover-up when Cinderella Jones returns with a new mission: to invest...igate The Missing - the children who followed the Pied Piper into the mountain thirty years ago, never to be seen again. And so begins another crazy adventure that takes the girls up Jack's beanstalk, through Red Riding Hood's Woods ... and to the cottage of the most evil villain of all time, the Gingerbread Witch.
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            ISBN 9781406391381
            Released NZ 5 Jan 2022
            Publisher Walker Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Medusa
             

            Medusa (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Burton, Jessie; Illustrated by Gill, Olivia Lomenech

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            A dazzling, feminist retelling of Greek myth from the internationally bestselling author of The Miniaturist, stunningly illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill. Exiled to a far-flung island by the whims of the gods, Medusa has little company except the snakes that adorn her head inst...ead of hair. But when a charmed, beautiful boy called Perseus arrives on the island, her lonely existence is disrupted with the force of a supernova, unleashing desire, love, betrayal ... and destiny itself. Filled with glorious full-colour illustrations by award-winning Olivia Lomenach Gill, this astonishing retelling of Greek myth is perfect for readers of Circe and The Silence of the Girls. Illuminating the girl behind the legend, it brings alive Medusa for a new generation.
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            ISBN 9781526637796
            Released NZ 2 Nov 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            There Is No Big Bad Wolf In This Story

            There Is No Big Bad Wolf In This Story (Hardback)

            By Carter, Lou; Illustrated by Allwright, Deborah

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            The Big Bad Wolf is late AGAIN and is ruining stories as he rushes through the forest to Grandma's house. When the Three Little Pigs get seriously grumpy AGAIN, Wolf tells them he's had ENOUGH. There will be no more HUFFING and PUFFING from this Big Bad Wolf. The fairytale charac...ters aren't worried - they can totally manage without him! But Big Bad Wolfing is harder than it looks ... And what happens when they realise that they really need a Big Bad Wolf in this story? From the pairing behind the fabulously funny and internationally bestselling There Is No Dragon In This Story comes another hilarious story featuring your favourite fairytale characters as you've never seen them before!
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            ISBN 9781526608178
            Released NZ 31 Aug 2021
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 3-5 years
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            Children of the Quicksands

            Children of the Quicksands (Paperback)

            By Traore, Efua

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            In a remote Nigerian village, twelve-year-old Simi is desperate to uncover a family secret. But it's when she's caught in the red quicksand of a forbidden lake that her adventure truly begins. Can she bring her family back together and restore peace to the village?

            ISBN 9781913322366
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2021
            Publisher Chicken House Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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