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Battle of the Mountains

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Battle of the Mountains by Peter Gossage
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Description

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 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. Read all the Maori myths by Peter Gossage!

Author Biography

Peter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Pania of the Reef and his popular Maui series. His distinctive artistic style is loved by adults and children alike, and his retelling of old myths is done in such a way that they are easily accessible to readers of many ages. Peter currently lives in Auckland.
Release date NZ
November 21st, 2012
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Audience
  • Children / Juvenile
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Imprint
Puffin
Pages
32
Dimensions
216x231x2
ISBN-13
9780143505631
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
20821114

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