How Māui defied the Goddess of Death /

Gossage, Peter, 1946-2016,

How Māui defied the Goddess of Death / Peter Gossage. - Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin, 2012. - 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

Previously published: Reed, 2005.

The story of how Māui wonders what it would be like to live forever. He enters the Goddess of Death and discovers stars, heavens and the gods. Missing his people, he is sent home by the highest goddess, Rehua, who gives him the special gift of being able to transform himself. Suggested level: junior, primary.

9780143505624 0868660914

Penguin Group (New Zealand)

Māori (New Zealand people)--Folklore--Children's nonfiction.
Maui (Polynesian deity)--Children's nonfiction.


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