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Author Tindale, Norman B. (Norman Barnett), 1900-1993, author

Title Rangatira : the high-born : a Polynesian saga / by Norman B. Tindale and Harold A. Lindsay ; illustrated by Douglas F. Maxted
Published Adelaide : Rigby, 1959


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 MELB SPCBC  819 Tindal Nor/Rth  LIB USE ONLY
Description 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books. ANL
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 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." ANL
Notes: p. 185-206
Pronounciation guide: p. 184
Bibliography Includes bibliographic details
Audience For children
Subject Chiildren's stories, Australian
Historical fiction.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Juvenile fiction.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Fiction.
Polynesians -- Juvenile literature.
New Zealand -- Description and travel -- Juvenile fiction.
New Zealand -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile fiction.
New Zealand -- History -- To 1840 -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Lindsay, H. A. (Harold Arthur), 1900-1969, author
Maxted, Douglas F., illustrator
LC no. 11917793