Stories From Our Night Sky

Stories From Our Night Sky

Book - 2009
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Collection of stories and poems drawn from traditional Māori folklore, from the legends of Matariki, Rona and the Moon, and more.
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Picture Puffin, 2009.
Branch Call Number: J 398.2 DRE
Characteristics: 61 p. :,ol. ill. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Jenny 1961-


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Children's fiction

A collection of legends interspersed with poems and songs all related to skies of Aotearoa. The legends are written as "told" stories – simplifying the original legends and placing their telling in a contemporary using a child’s voice. These are beautifully crafted stories. Suitable as ... Read More »

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Jun 06, 2017

Beautiful and appealing illustrations complement the very readable stories in this compilation of Māori tales about the stars. The story about Matariki is a great bedtime read at this time of year.

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