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Long ago when Maui was born, his mother thought her child was dead and sorrowfully cast him on the waves - but the great god Tama carried him away to learn magic. When Maui returned to his mother, his brothers mocked him because he was so small, and refused to take him fishing...How clever Maui caught the biggest fish in the ocean and earned the title "Maui of the Thousand Tricks" is vividly told in this Polynesian folk tale. Frane Lessac's sunsplashed artwork will delight young readers everywhere
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BARBARA KER WILSON received the Dromkeen medal for contributions to Australian children's literature in 2000. She has written more than 40 books for adults and children. Her Frances Lincoln books include The Turtle and the Island and Wishbones FRANE LESSAC's award winning books include The Chalk Doll by Charlotte Pomerantz, Caribbean Carnival, with songs by Irving Burgie, Wonderful Towers of Watts, written by Patricia Zelver, Not a Copper Penny, by Monica Gunning, and The Distant Talking Drum. The Turtle and the Island was her first book for Frances Lincoln, followed by Eric Maddern's The Fire Children, selected as one of Junior Education's Best Books of the Year in 1993 and as one of the Children's Books of the Year in 1994.
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Book Description Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0711220662
Book Description Frances Lincoln Childrens Book, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110711220662
Book Description Frances Lincoln Ltd, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0711220662