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Maui - Sun Catcher

Maui - Sun Catcher
  

- Imaginative retelling of the beloved legend of Maui catching the sun - Bilingual English and Te Reo Maori book suitable for primary age readers - Superb design and illustration

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ISBN 9780947506537
Published 8 November 2016 by Oratia Media
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Tipene, Tim
Illustrated by Waipara, Zak
Series te reo
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9780947506537
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Oratia Media
Imprint Oratia Books
Publication Date 8 November 2016
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format EPUB ebook – 1st edition
Edition 1st
Author(s) By Tipene, Tim
Illustrated by Waipara, Zak
Series te reo
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Myths & Legends
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Picture Storybooks
Myth & Legend
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Maori
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Dewey Code 398.208999442
Catalogue Code 954840

Description of this Electronic Book

In this modern retelling of the beloved myth of catching the sun, Maui is a schoolboy who lives with his mother
and four older brothers in a city where the day is never long enough to get things done.
Maui grasps the mantle:
Mum, I'm gonna catch that Sun for you.
That Sun who's always on the run.
With their woven flax net, the brothers drive to the pit where
the Sun lives, and make their play to slow the day
This bilingual book- in English and Maori - brings Maui
into the 21st century in a fun and colourful version.

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Author's Bio

Tim Tipene (Ngati Kuri, Ngati Whatua) is the award-winning author of nine children's picture books and junior novels including Kura Toa, Haere and Taming the Taniwha. A pioneering youth and self-defence counsellor, he leads the Peace Masters programme. Tim lives with his family in West Auckland.

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