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Pouakai the man-eater

Author: Pauline Cartwright; Phillip Paea
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Scholastic, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English
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Small hunting parties are disappearing. Others return to the tribe with horrifying tales of a giant bird, Pouakai the man-eater, who casts a shadow over the sky. The people once laughing and happy are afraid to leave the pa. Something has to be done and Ruru has a plan. Suggested level: primary.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Legends
Children's stories, New Zealand
Folklore Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Cartwright; Phillip Paea
ISBN: 1869433521 9781869433529
OCLC Number: 154695617
Language Note: In English with some Māori.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: retold by Pauline Cartwright ; illustrated by Phillip Paea.

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Small hunting parties are disappearing. Others return to the tribe with horrifying tales of a giant bird, Pouakai the man-eater, who casts a shadow over the sky. The people once laughing and happy are afraid to leave the pa. Something has to be done and Ruru has a plan. Suggested level: primary.

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