Mohoao, the fierce fairy person : a story from the forests of Whanganui / retold by Ron Bacon ; illustrated by Manu Smith.

By: Bacon, Ronald Leonard, 1924-2005 [author.]Contributor(s): Smith, Manu [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Waiatarua myths. Set III. Publication details: [Auckland, N.Z.] : Waiatarua Pub., 2004Description: 16 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869631714 (paperback); 9781869631710 (paperback)Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Fairies -- Children's nonfiction | Patupaiarehe | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.20993 Summary: When Tukoio enters the forest he is attacked by Mohoao. Tukoio fights with him, cutting off Mohoao's arms, legs, and head. When the head began to speak, Tukoio instantly drops the head and runs away. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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When Tukoio enters the forest he is attacked by Mohoao. Tukoio fights with him, cutting off Mohoao's arms, legs, and head. When the head began to speak, Tukoio instantly drops the head and runs away. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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