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This is a breathtaking book with a fine selection of the Maori myth of the painter Peter Gossage. Gossage's unforgettable re-narratives of Maori myth have fascinated the kids of New Zealand for generation. There are eight main Maui and Other legends. Featuring classic favorites like How Maui Found his Mother, Battle of the Mountains, Pania of the Reef and many more.
Maui' s Seafood by Peter Gossage
But Maui is smarter than they are, and he not only deceives them, he is catching the best of them. Gossage is the story teller and illuminator of many of the works that have been released, among them Hinemoa, Tutanekai and Pania of the Reef. Its unmistakable art form is beloved by grown-ups and kids equally, and its re-telling of old and interesting legends is designed to be readily available to a wide range of age groups.
Auckland is where Peter is living.
And Maui: Maui: Suncatcher (English/Maori) by Tim Tipene
Maui is a middle schoolboy living with his mother and three older brethren in a town where the days are never long enough to get things done. And Maui grabs the coat: On their weaved net of flats, the brethren travel to the mine where the sun dwells and make their games to decelerate the workday.
Actively promote and promote bookshops and medias throughout the country with a youth empowerment programme. Time Tipene (Ngati Kuri, Ngati Whatua) is the award-winning writer of nine children's photo books and juvenile romances, among them Kura Toa, Haere and Taming the Taniwha. Tintin is living with his wife and daughter in West Auckland.
Maui story writer and illustrated writer Peter Gossage died.
He has illustrated tens of books on Maori myth. The man who created How Maui Slovened the Sun and tens of other children's books, Peter Mossage, has just deceased. 69, deceased this week-end after an unknown sickness. As Penguin Random House NZ publisher Debra Millar explained to Radio NZGossage, it was a pioneer to bring M?ori tales to live, with clear graphical illustration and easy story telling.
"It' s unbelievably upsetting, I think he has a very prominent place in New Zealand children's literature," she said. The penguin editors noticed his Maori motives and he was called onboard. Mr Millar said Penguin had released 12 of his books - 10 of which are still in press.