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Tales from the South Pacific Islands

Author: Anne Gittins; Frank Rocca
Publisher: Owings Mills, Md. : Stemmer House Publishers, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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Folk tales collected from Fiji, Rotuma, Tonga, Samoa, the New Hebrides, and other South Pacific islands.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Gittins; Frank Rocca
ISBN: 091614402X 9780916144029
OCLC Number: 2074287
Notes: "A Barbara Holdridge book."
Description: v, 89 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: How the mosquitoes came to Oneata --
The Firewalkers --
Tui Liku and the demons --
The Drum that lost its voice --
A Fijian fable --
Why the moon has shadows on her face --
The Red prawns of Vatu-Lele --
The Guardians of the Islands --
Koroika and the serpent --
Wisehead the giant --
The Two-headed giant of Rotuma --
Maui the fisherman --
How fire came to Tonga --
A True love story of Tonga --
The Story of the sun-child --
Rata's canoe --
The Coconut tree --
How Ina tattooed the fish --
Lasa and the three friendly spirits --
The Rat and the squid --
How the yam came to the New Hebrides --
How the Masi dived for a sunbeam.
Responsibility: told by Anne Gittins ; illustrated by Frank Rocca ; jacket design by Tom Kealiinohomoku.

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Folk tales collected from Fiji, Rotuma, Tonga, Samoa, the New Hebrides, and other South Pacific islands.

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