Maui and the sun book

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maui and the sun book

Aotearoa Books | How Maui Slowed the Sun

Winner of the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a much-loved book Faced with too short days and long nights Maui comes up with a plan to slow the sun's passage through the sky. With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it and make it move more slowly. Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist. Peter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Hinemoa and Tutanekai and Pania of the Reef. His distinctive artistic style is loved by adults and children alike, and his retelling of old and interesting myths is done in such a way that they are easily accessible to readers of many ages.
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Published 03.12.2018

maui and the sun

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Māui and the Sun

Ships in days Local Version. Check stock in store. Winner of the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a much-loved book Faced with too short days and long nights Maui comes up with a plan to slow the sun's passage through the sky. With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it and make it move more slowly. Terms and Conditions: Writing and submitting a Review: Your review must be in your own words, and no more than 60 words - be concise!

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Peter Gossage. Peter Gossage was the storyteller and illustrator of more than 20 books for children. His powerful retelling of Maori myths and legends have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. Peter's first job on leaving school was at an advertising agency, and his drawings of Maori motifs on a television commercial drew interest from a publisher. This led to a career retelling and illustrating Maori legends for children.

How Maui Slowed the Sun is a story by Peter Gossage that retells the legend of how Maui tamed the sun to help the people of his village. Why should we be slaves to the sun? I will catch the sun before it rises, and teach it to travel slowly across the sky! With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it and make it move more slowly. The legends surrounding Maui are told in their many forms all over New Zealand and even across the Pacific. Find more of his stories in Wellington Museum and at Space Place. Your email address will not be published.

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