How Maui Slowed the Sun

Author(s): Peter Gossage

NZ Picture Books

Winner of the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a much-loved bookFaced 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.


Product Information

The Gaelyn Gordon Award 2013.

Peter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Hinemoa and Tutanekai and Pania of the Reef. His distinctive artistic style is loved by adults and children alike, and his retelling of old and interesting myths is done in such a way that they are easily accessible to readers of many ages. Peter lives in Auckland.

General Fields

  • : 9780143505181
  • : Penguin Group New Zealand, Limited
  • : Puffin Books
  • : November 2011
  • : 297mm X 210mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : colour illustrations
  • : Peter Gossage
  • : Paperback
  • : 2nd edition
  • : Peter Gossage
  • : en
  • : 398.20993
  • : 32