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Rangatira (the High-born) : a Polynesian saga / by Norman B. Tindale and Harold A. Lindsay ; illustrated by Douglas F. Maxted
Bib ID 2254813
Format BookBook
Author
Tindale, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), 1900-1993
 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1959 
208 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

The experiences of a group of Maori on the sea, and the hazards this group met as they settled the land which is now known as New Zealand.

Notes

Notes: p. 185-206.

Pronounciation guide: p. 184.

Library's Whelan copy has original dustjacket; inscribed "For the Whelan collection" and signed by the authors; 3p. typed note by Tindale & Lindsay about the publication history pasted inside the front cover, "... But, as Angus & Robertson have rejected such an amazing number of books subsequently published so successfuly by other firms, we are of the opinion that it would be better for Angus & Robertson to throw away that crystal ball and try employing readers with some plain, horse sense."

Includes bibliographic details.

For children.

Cited In

Muir, M. A bibliography of Australian children's books, 7390

Subjects Maori (New Zealand people) -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous - Fiction.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Maori.  |  New Zealand -- Description and travel -- Juvenile fiction.  |  New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile fiction.  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  Polynesia.
Form/genre Chiildren's stories, Australian.  |  Historical fiction.
Other authors/contributors Lindsay, H. A. (Harold Arthur), 1900-1969

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    WHELAN 570h
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    MM 4000
    Copy: Muir copy hbk
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    Copy: Muir copy pbk
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