I te Tīmatanga / In The Beginning

Author(s): Peter Gossage

NZ Picture Books

In the beginning were Ranginui the father, and Papatuanuku the mother.


The dual language creation myth of Maori legend is simply told in Peter Gossage’s vibrant style. Bold design and brief text recount the struggle of the children of Rangi and Papa as they try to part their parents and bring light to the world. The reader is introduce to each of the children (Maori gods) and they role they play in the world.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781775436850
  • : Scholastic New Zealand Limited
  • : Scholastic New Zealand
  • : May 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Gossage
  • : paperback
  • : 398.208999442
  • : 40