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Punia and the King of Sharks : a Hawaiian folktale

Author: Lee Wardlaw; Felipe Davalos
Publisher: [Great Neck, N.Y.] : StarWalk Kids Media, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this Hawaiian folk tale, Punia tricks the King of Sharks, the guardian of the lobster cave; three times he brings home fresh lobster for dinner. But each time Punia succeeds, the King of Sharks gets angrier. Will the shark take revenge on Punia, or will Punia's clever tricks make him the hero of his whole village?.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Punia and the King of Sharks.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1997.
(DLC) 93043955
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Wardlaw; Felipe Davalos
ISBN: 9781630831981 1630831980
OCLC Number: 923178797
Description: 1 online resource (32 p.) : col. ill.
Contents: Folktale --
Folklore --
Tales --
Hawaiian --
Hawaii --
Multicultural --
Islands --
Nine --
Sharks --
Sea --
Water --
Marine --
Punia --
Mother --
Son --
Boy --
Lobsters --
Shrimp --
Food --
Tricks --
Fooled --
Starving --
Survivial --
Saved --
Hula --
Imu --
Kahuna --
Kapa --
Kukui --
Lei --
Maile --
Poi --
Luau --
Mano --
Gods --
Papa --
Henalu --
Surfboard --
Starwalk --
Kids --
Education --
Schools --
Libraries.
Responsibility: adapted by Lee Wardlaw ; pictures by Felipe Davalos.

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In this Hawaiian folk tale, Punia tricks the King of Sharks, the guardian of the lobster cave; three times he brings home fresh lobster for dinner. But each time Punia succeeds, the King of Sharks gets angrier. Will the shark take revenge on Punia, or will Punia's clever tricks make him the hero of his whole village?.

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