How Maui slowed the sun / retold by Donovan Bixley ; advised and translated by Dr Darryn Joseph and Keri Opai.

By: Bixley, Donovan, 1971- [author,, illustrator.]Contributor(s): Joseph, Darryn [author,, translator.] | Opai, Keri [translator.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Bixley, Donovan, Tales of Aotearoa: Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Upstart Press Ltd, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 22 x 29 cmISBN: 9781988516578; 9781988516202Subject(s): Maui (Polynesian deity) -- Children's picture books | Sun -- Folklore -- Children's picture books | Māori (New Zealand people) -- Folklore -- Children's picture books | Folklore -- New Zealand -- Children's picture books | Māui | | Tama-nui-te-rā | Atua | PūrākauGenre/Form: Picture books for children. | Children's stories, New Zealand. Summary: "Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui slowed the journey of the sun through the sky each day! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures are bright and bring their own level of humour to the book. Darryn Joseph along with Keri Opai ensures that the story is accurate and culturally appropriate."--mightyape.co.nz.
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"Donovan Bixley re-tells the story of how Maui slowed the journey of the sun through the sky each day! The traditional tale but with Donovan's unique twist and trademark humour. The pictures are bright and bring their own level of humour to the book. Darryn Joseph along with Keri Opai ensures that the story is accurate and culturally appropriate."--mightyape.co.nz.

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