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The fish of Maui / Peter Gossage.

By: Gossage, Peter, 1946-2016 [author,, illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 2011Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780143505174 (pbk.) :; 9780143505174 (pbk.); 0143505173 (pbk.).Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Maui (Polynesian deity) -- Legends | Folklore -- New Zealand | Brothers -- Folklore | Māui | Whānau | Mythology, Māori | PūrākauDDC classification: 398.208999442 Summary: Retelling of a traditional legend of how Māui fished up the North Island of New Zealand (Te Ika a Māui) when he sneaks onto his brothers' canoe after they have refused to take him fishing. Suggested level: junior, primary.
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Māoritanga GOSS (Browse shelf) Available I2162959
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Maui's jealous brothers don't want him to come fishing with them. Maui is cleverer than they are, however, and not only does he trick them, but he catches the best fish of all.

Reprint. "Second edition published by Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd, 2005"--Cover verso.

Retelling of a traditional legend of how Māui fished up the North Island of New Zealand (Te Ika a Māui) when he sneaks onto his brothers' canoe after they have refused to take him fishing. Suggested level: junior, primary.

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