Maui and the sun book
How Maui Slowed the Sun | Ms. T's Book Room | Maori, Maori legends, MauiPeter Gossage. Peter Gossage was the storyteller and illustrator of more than 20 books for children. His powerful retelling of Maori myths and legends have captivated the children of New Zealand for generations. Peter's first job on leaving school was at an advertising agency, and his drawings of Maori motifs on a television commercial drew interest from a publisher. This led to a career retelling and illustrating Maori legends for children. He also worked as a display artist at the Auckland War Memorial Museum, and as a graphic designer and scenic artist at TV2. With his first book How Maui-tiki-tiki-a-Taranga Found His Mother published in , Peter's iconic illustration style and deceptively simple storytelling will be familiar to many as classics in New Zealand homes and classrooms.
Tales of Aotearoa: How Maui Slowed the Sun
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Ships in days Local Version. Check stock in store. Winner of the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a much-loved book Faced with too short days and long nights Maui comes up with a plan to slow the sun's passage through the sky. With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it and make it move more slowly. Terms and Conditions: Writing and submitting a Review: Your review must be in your own words, and no more than 60 words - be concise! Please, no abusive comments or bad language, and remember, this is not a site to advertise, solicit or sell - it's all about recommendations.
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How Maui Slowed the Sun
How Maui Slowed the Sun is a story by Peter Gossage that retells the legend of how Maui tamed the sun to help the people of his village. Why should we be slaves to the sun? I will catch the sun before it rises, and teach it to travel slowly across the sky! With the help of his brothers, Maui sets out for the home of the sun to catch it and make it move more slowly. The legends surrounding Maui are told in their many forms all over New Zealand and even across the Pacific. Find more of his stories in Wellington Museum and at Space Place. Your email address will not be published.
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