The giant of Lake Wakatipu / Peter Gossage.

By: Gossage, Peter, 1946-2016 [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House New Zealand, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations, colour map ; 26 cmISBN: 9780143772088; 0143772082Subject(s): Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfiction | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Children's nonfiction | Giants -- Children's nonfiction. -- Folklore | Pūrākau | Kōrero paki mā ngā tamariki | Wakatipu, Lake (N.Z.) -- Folklore -- Children's nonfictionSummary: "When Manata goes missing from her village, her people discover that she has been kidnapped by a giant. Her lover, Matakauri, sets off to rescue her, knowing that his people will never be safe until the giant is killed. While the giant sleeps, Matakauri builds a fire around him. But what will happen when the fire is lit? A retelling of the legend of how one of New Zealand's great lakes came to be"-- Publisher information.
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"First published by Puffin Books, 2012"--Title page verso.

"When Manata goes missing from her village, her people discover that she has been kidnapped by a giant. Her lover, Matakauri, sets off to rescue her, knowing that his people will never be safe until the giant is killed. While the giant sleeps, Matakauri builds a fire around him. But what will happen when the fire is lit? A retelling of the legend of how one of New Zealand's great lakes came to be"-- Publisher information.

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