Gossage, Peter, 1946-2016,

The giant of Lake Wakatipu / Peter Gossage. - 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations, colour map ; 26 cm

"First published by Puffin Books, 2012"--Title page verso.

"When Manata goes missing from her village, her people discover that she has been kidnapped by a giant. Her lover, Matakauri, sets off to rescue her, knowing that his people will never be safe until the giant is killed. While the giant sleeps, Matakauri builds a fire around him. But what will happen when the fire is lit? A retelling of the legend of how one of New Zealand's great lakes came to be"-- Publisher information.

9780143772088 0143772082


Māori (New Zealand people)--Folklore--Children's nonfiction.
Folklore--New Zealand--Children's nonfiction.
Giants--Folklore--Children's nonfiction.
Pūrākau.
Kōrero paki mā ngā tamariki


Wakatipu, Lake (N.Z.)--Folklore--Children's nonfiction.

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