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Peter Gossage

Maui and Other Maori Legends + Special Offer!
by Peter Gossage ~ Hardback
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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 evocative language form ...

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Battle of the Mountains
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
(4.6) 8

Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them. This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions where they stand today.Author BiographyPeter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many pu...

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Rona and the Moon
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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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 take her curse lightly...

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I Te Timatanga
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

A retelling of the Maori creation story in which the children of Rangi and Papa, tired of living in the dark, force their parents apart and allow light into Aotearoa. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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How Maui Slowed the Sun + Special Offer!
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 3

Now reprinted for a new generation, Peter Gossage's books bring these ancient maori stories to life. In this tale Maui wants to slow down the sun, who moves too quickly through the sky. With the help of his brothers he implements a plan to catch the sun with ropes and tie it to the earth. Maui s...

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How Maui Defied the Goddess of Death
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback

When one of Maui's uncles dies, Maui sets out to defeat the goddess of death. But death has a few surprises in store for him. The final book in Peter Gossage's much-loved Maui series.Author BiographyPeter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Pa...

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The Giant Of Lake Wakatipu
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback

When Manata goes missing from her village, her people discover that she has been kidnapped by a giant. Her lover, Matakauri, sets off to rescue her, knowing that his people will never be safe until the giant is killed. While the giant sleeps, Matakauri builds a fire around him. But what will happen ...

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How Maui Found the Secret of Fire
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback

Maui the trickster wants to know what will happen if he puts out all the fires in his pa. When his people wake they are very angry and Maui must go to the volcano to visit Mahuika, the goddess of fire. Peter Gossage's superbly retold stories of Maui are now New Zealand classics.Author BiographyPet...

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Pania of the Reef
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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Pania is a creature of the sea, but she is fascinated by the land. She falls in love with a young chief who tries to make her stay onshore. The is the legend of how Pania became the Reef that today lies off the coast of Napier.Author BiographyPeter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many...

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How Maui Found His Father and the Magic Jawbone
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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Maui wants to know two things- who is his father and where does his mother go during the day? One day he follows her and finds himself in the underworld.Author BiographyPeter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Hinemoa and Tutanekai and Pania o...

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The Fish of Maui
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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Maui's jealous brothers don't want him to come fishing with them. Maui is cleverer than they are, however, and not only does he trick them, but he catches the best fish of all.Author BiographyPeter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Hinemoa an...

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How Maui Found His Mother
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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After he is found washed up on the beach as a baby, Maui is brought up by his powerful uncle. But one thing bothers him i other children have mothers, where is his? So Maui goes on a quest to find her.Author BiographyPeter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, includi...

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How Maui Slowed the Sun
by Peter Gossage ~ Board book

Peter Gossage's much-loved retelling of this famous Maori myth is now available as a sturdy board book. 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...

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IT for All
by David Banes ~ Paperback / softback

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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