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Maui - Sun Catcher



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Maui - Sun Catcher by Tim Tipene
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Text in English and Maori. Imaginative, powerful and fun, this is award-winning author Tim Tipenes modern take on the classic story of Maui catching the sun, with vivid illustrations by well-known illustrator Zak Waipara. This handsome hardback marks the first book in the international childrens "Indigenous Voices" series.

Author Biography

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.Zak Waipara(Rongowhakataa, Ngati Ruapani, Ngati Porou, Ngati Kahungunu), has illustrated and written for children's books, comics, newspaper graphics, motion graphics and animations. He is currently programme leader of the Bachelor of Animation Degree at Animation College, Auckland.The Maori translation is by Rotorua-based musician and academic Rob Ruha
Release date NZ
November 1st, 2016
Illustrated by Zak Waipara
Country of Publication
New Zealand
colour illus
Oratia Books
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