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Meariki : the quest for truth / written by Helen Pearse-Otene ; illustrated by Andrew Burdan.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Maori Series: Waituhi o MatawehiDescription: 52 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 9781775501718
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 741.5993 23
LOC classification:
  • PN6790 .N454M42 2015
Summary: "Meariki is a slave to the people of Ngāi Kūwai and must obey the chief and look after his only daughter, Hineamuru. When Hineamuru is abducted by a warlock, Meariki and Pēhi, a young warrior and Hineamuru's lover, go on a hazardous journey to rescue Hineamuru. Pēhi is brave but arrogant, while Meariki is clever and resourceful, and the success of the journey rests on her. At each incident in the adventure, Pēhi and Meariki uncover hidden truths, and Meariki comes to realise that in saving Hineamuru, she will also reveal her own true destiny"--Publisher information.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Junior Graphic Novels Pātea LibraryPlus Children's Children's Fiction INDIE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available i2147358
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Graphic fantasy novel for young adults set in pre-European times.

"Meariki is a slave to the people of Ngāi Kūwai and must obey the chief and look after his only daughter, Hineamuru. When Hineamuru is abducted by a warlock, Meariki and Pēhi, a young warrior and Hineamuru's lover, go on a hazardous journey to rescue Hineamuru. Pēhi is brave but arrogant, while Meariki is clever and resourceful, and the success of the journey rests on her. At each incident in the adventure, Pēhi and Meariki uncover hidden truths, and Meariki comes to realise that in saving Hineamuru, she will also reveal her own true destiny"--Publisher information.

Intermediate, junior secondary.

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