Counting the Stars: Four Maori Myths
Gavin Bishop's latest stunning book contains four Maori myths, cleverly retold and beautifully illustrated. The stories are: Mother Earth and Father Sky The Battle of the Birds Kae and the Whale Hinemoa and Tutanekai These stories are simply written, allowing the essence of the original myths to remain. A companion book to Taming the Sun and Riding the waves created by one of New Zealand's most talented and passionate children's book writers and illustrators.
Shortlisted for Storylines Notable New Zealand Books: Non Fiction 2010.
Gavin Bishop is one of NZ's most significant writers and illustrators for children. He has won numerous awards and is highly acclaimed both here and overseas.
Ranginui and Papatuanuku -- Hinemoa and Tutanekai -- The battle of the birds -- Kae and the whale.