Weaving earth and sky : myths & legends of Aotearoa / Robert Sullivan ; illustrated by Gavin Bishop.
By: Sullivan, Robert.
Contributor(s): Bishop, Gavin | Bishop, Gavin, 1946-.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House New Zealand, 2002Description: 120 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1869415167; 9781869418007 (pbk.) :; 186941800X (pbk.) :.Subject(s): 1000 facts on myths & legends -- New Zealand | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore | Legends -- New Zealand | Legends -- New Zealand -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Juvenile literature | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Legends -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Mythology And Legends | Maui (Polynesian deity) -- Legends | Maori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Juvenile Fiction | Korero paki ma nga tamarikiGenre/Form: Folklore -- New Zealand -- Juvenile literature. | Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: 398.2 Online resources: Weaving earth and sky
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
WEAVING EARTH AND SKY: MYTHS & LEGENDS OF AOTEAROA retells the classic Maori myths and legends, which range from creation to Maui to Kupe's arrival in Aotearoa. Robert Sullivan has rewritten them in a very modern, direct, accessible and powerful way. Gavin Bishop's strong graphic technique and stunning colours help the reader visualise the world of gods, demi-gods and mythic adventure. Together, they have turned stories that many readers know well into dramatic pieces that we see and hear afresh.
Preface -- The creation voyages -- Tāne and Hine Tītama -- The stories of Māui -- Māui searches for his family -- Māui lands the North Island -- Māui slows the sun -- Māuii and Tunaroa -- Māui and Irawaru -- Māui grasps the secret of fire -- Māui and Hine-nui-i-te-po -- The adventures of Tāwhaki -- The adventures of Rata -- Kupe's voyage -- Glossary.
Reprinted as pbk.: 2006. -Also available via the World Wide Web. -The creation voyages -- Tane and Hine Titama -- The stories of Maui -- The adventures of Tawhaki -- The adventures of Rata -- Kupe's voyage. ; Weaving earth and sky
An anthology which begins with the story of creation, retells Maui stories, the tale of Tawhaki and Rata and finishes with the story of Kupe's voyage to Aotearoa/New Zealand.
English with some Māori.
New Zealand Post Children's Non-fiction Book of the Year 2003.
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