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The fierce and greedy woman : a story from North Island's East Coast

Author: Ron Bacon; Manu Smith
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Waiatarua Pub., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Retelling of a traditional legend in which Houmea is so hungry that she swallows her husband Uta's fishing catch whole, as well as her own children. Uta makes her vomit the children up again, and escapes with them in his canoe. Houmea follows them, changing herself into a shag. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Folklore
Legends
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Bacon; Manu Smith
ISBN: 1869630262 9781869630263
OCLC Number: 154873688
Notes: Retelling of a traditional legend in which Houmea is so hungry that she swallows her husband Uta's fishing catch whole, as well as her own children. Uta makes her vomit the children up again, and escapes with them in his canoe. Houmea follows them changing herself into a shag. Suggested level: junior, primary.
Description: 16 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: retold by Ron Bacon ; illustrated by Manu Smith.

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Retelling of a traditional legend in which Houmea is so hungry that she swallows her husband Uta's fishing catch whole, as well as her own children. Uta makes her vomit the children up again, and escapes with them in his canoe. Houmea follows them, changing herself into a shag. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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