(B121) ISBN 9780854671212
BOOK TYPE: Paperback (Perfect Bind)
DIMENSIONS: 140mm x 190mm
German language edition of "Māori Legends"
Translated by Kristina Scadden-Gentsch
Illustrations by Robin White
Contains five myths about Māui, the man-god with a mischievous bent in his nature. He is known in the mythology of many Polynesian races. Included are stories on how Māui nooses the sun, the Great Fish of Māui, Māui and the fire goddess etc. Other stories include Rata and his canoe, Tinirau and his pet whale, Te Kanawa and the fairies etc. Includes tips on the pronunciation of Māori words for German speakers.