By Alistair Te Ariki Campbell
(S099) ISBN 9780854670994
BOOK TYPE: Paperback (Staple bind)
DIMENSIONS: 110mm X 165mm
Japanese language edition of "Māori Legends"
Translated by Dr. F. Kakubayashi.
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.