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Māori tales of long ago

Author: A W Reed; A S Paterson
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maori Tales of Long Ago is a newly published facsimile edition of a classic collection of 16 stories adapted from Maori mythology for a young readership.

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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Folklore
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A W Reed; A S Paterson
ISBN: 9781869662608 1869662601
OCLC Number: 543319425
Notes: Collates all the stories originally published in Wonder tales of Māoriland (1948, 1964) and Māori tales of long ago (1957), by A.W. Reed, with the original illustrations by A.S. Paterson.
Target Audience: Primary, intermediate.
Description: 127 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
How Maui went fishing --
The birth of Maui --
Maui in the underworld --
How light came into the world --
The battle of the birds --
How Uenuku became a rainbow --
Maui looks for fire --
How eels were made --
How Tawhaki climbed up to the skyland --
How Maui caught the sun --
How Rata made a great canoe --
How Kae stole the whale --
How Kahukura found the magic net --
How kumaras came to Māoriland --
The story of Hatupatu and the ogress of the birds --
Tutanekai who played the flute --
Endnote.
Other Titles: Tales.
Responsibility: by A.W. Reed ; illustrated by A.S. Paterson ; foreword by David Simmons.

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