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Peter Gossage

Maui and Other Maori Legends
by Peter Gossage ~ Hardback
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A beautiful collection of artist Peter Gossage's beloved Maori myths, in one stunning volume. 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 gene...

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I Te Tīmatanga / In The Beginning 20th Anniversary Edition
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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In the beginning were Ranginui the father, and Papatūānuku the mother. The creation myth of Māori legend is simply told in Peter Gossage’s vibrant style. Bold design and brief text recount the struggle of the children of Rangi and Papa as they try to part their parents and bring light to the world....

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Te Hopu a Maui i a te Ra/How Maui Slowed the Sun
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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The iconic Maori myth is now available as a bilingual Maori-English story, with Merimeri Penfold's beautiful translation of Peter Gossage's much-loved text. Peter Gossage's award-winning Maori myth is now available in a bilingual Maori-English edition, featuring Merimeri Penfold's translation. He ...

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Te-Ika-a-Maui/The Fish of Maui
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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The iconic Maori myth is now available as a bilingual Maori-English story, with Merimeri Penfold's beautiful translation of Peter Gossage's much-loved text. Peter Gossage's famous Maori myth about discovering Aotearoa's North Island is now a bilingual Maori-English edition, featuring Merimeri Penfo...

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

A beloved Maori myth about the formation of Wakatipu, a great lake of Te Wai Pounamu, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. The traditional legend of how Lake Wakatipu was formed, beautifully retold by Peter Gossage. When Manata goes missing from her village, her people disco...

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The Fish of Maui
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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A beloved Maori myth about the origin of New Zealand's North Island, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. 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 o...

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Battle of the Mountains
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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A beloved Maori legend about the the mountains of the central North Island, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. Gossage's classic retelling of the Maori myth of how Mt Taranaki, Mt Tauhara and Mt Putauaki came to stand where they are today. Tongariro is forced to battle thr...

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Rona and the Moon
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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A beloved Maori legend about what happened when Rona dared to curse Te Marama, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. Gossage's classic retelling of the Maori myth of Rona and the Moon. Rona is charged with the important task of making food ready for her family when they retur...

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How Maui Slowed the Sun
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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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

A beloved Maori myth about how Maui challenges Hine-nui-te-po, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. 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. This is the final story in Peter Gossage's much-...

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

A beloved Maori myth about Maui and Mahuika, the goddess of fire, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. 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 ...

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I Te Timatanga
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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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
by Peter Gossage ~ Board book
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Peter Gossage's much-loved retelling of this famous Maori myth is now available as a sturdy 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...

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Pania of the Reef
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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A beloved Maori legend about the immortal, sea-dwelling Pania, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. 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 on shore. The is the legend of how Pania bec...

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How Maui Found His Mother
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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A beloved Maori myth about how Maui discovered his mother, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. 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 - other children have mothers, where is his? So Maui goes on...

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How Maui Found His Father and the Magic Jawbone
by Peter Gossage ~ Paperback / softback
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A beloved Maori myth about how Maui met his father, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage. 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. Read all the Maori myths by Pete...

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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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