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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

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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
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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, FME)

            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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            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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            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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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 21

            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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            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 13+ years
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            Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths
             

            Navigating the Stars: Maori Creation Myths (Hardback, FME)

            By Ihimaera, Witi

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            From master storyteller Witi Ihimaera, a spellbinding and provocative retelling of traditional Maori myths for the twenty-first century. In this milestone volume, Ihimaera traces the history of the Maori people through their creation myths. He follows Tawhaki up the vines into th...e firmament, Hine-titama down into the land of the dead, Maui to the ends of the earth, and the giants and turehu who sailed across the ocean to our shores . . . From Hawaiki to Aotearoa, the ancient navigators brought their myths, while looking to the stars - bright with gods, ancestors and stories - to guide the way. 'Step through the gateway now to stories that are as relevant today as they ever were.'
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            ISBN 9780143774990
            Published NZ 6 Nov 2020
            Publisher Random House
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            Night of Demons and Saints
             

            Night of Demons and Saints (Trade Paperback / Paperback, (Air / Ire / Exp))

            By Praag, Menna van

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            • Pub Date
              18 Jan 22

            And then there were three . It was a battle that ended in a devastating loss, and the scars they carry seem to have slowly pushed the sisters apart .

            ISBN 9781787631694
            Released NZ 18 Jan 2022
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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