Battle of the Mountains

Gossage, Peter


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A beloved Maori legend about the the mountains of the central North Island, as told by the iconic author and illustrator Peter Gossage.

Gossage’s classic retelling of the Maori myth of how Mt Taranaki, Mt Tauhara and Mt Putauaki came to stand where they are today.

Tongariro is forced to battle three strong mountains, Taranaki, Tauhara and Putauaki, to keep his wife, Pihanga, safe from them.

This is the story of how he successfully banishes them to the positions where they stand today.

Read all the Maori myths by Peter Gossage!

Format: Paperback
Pages: 32
Imprint: Puffin
Publication date: 21/11/2012
Illustrator: Gossage, Peter

ISBN: 9780143505631 Category: