Author(s): Annie Rae Te Ake Ake
For the first time, fifteen ancient Maori stories are retold by gifted storyteller Annie Rae Te Ake Ake and illustrated by ninteen artists from New Zealand secondary schools.
This book aims to strengthen the awareness of the indigenous wisdom and spirit of New Zealand. It also heralds creative work of Aotearoa's new generation of young artists and acknowledges the many cultures that are modern New Zealand.
Shortlisted for New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards: Non-Fiction Award 2000.