Māui - sun catcher / Tim Tipene ; illustrated by Zak Waipara ; Māori translation by Rob Ruha.

By: Tipene, Tim, 1972- [author.]Contributor(s): Waipara, Zak, 1973- [illustrator.] | Ruha, Rob [translator.]Material type: TextTextDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations : 28 cmISBN: 9780947506148 ; 0947506144 Subject(s): Maui (Polynesian deity) -- Legends -- Children's nonfiction | Mythology, Māori | MāuiGenre/Form: Children's stories, Māori. Summary: Retelling of a traditional legend. The modern Maui is an intermediate-school boy who lives with his Mum and three older brothers in a city where the day is never long enough to get things done. Maui grasps the mantle: Mum, I'm gonna catch that Sun for you. That Sun who's always on the run. With their woven flax net, the brothers drive to the pit where the Sun lives, and make their play to slow the day.
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Picture Books Stratford
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Children's Picture Books T (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available A00849017
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Children's
Māoritanga TIPE (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available I2162763
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Language is English with Maori translation.

Retelling of a traditional legend. The modern Maui is an intermediate-school boy who lives with his Mum and three older brothers in a city where the day is never long enough to get things done. Maui grasps the mantle: Mum, I'm gonna catch that Sun for you. That Sun who's always on the run. With their woven flax net, the brothers drive to the pit where the Sun lives, and make their play to slow the day.

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