The seven stars of Matariki
The seven stars of Matariki – Written by Toni Rolleston-Cummins and Illustrated by Nikki Slade-Robinson
The seven stars of Matariki is a contemporary myth of love, magic and adventure that celebrates Matariki and tells how the star cluster came into being.
An adventurous young man called Mitai lives with his seven handsome brothers in the village of Maketu. He watches his brothers become bewitched by seven beautiful women, and under their spell, the brothers no longer eat, look after themselves, work in their gardens or hunt. Realising the women are patupaiarehe (fairy women), he knows they must be stopped before his brothers are seriously starved.
Format: This book is a Paper back.
Language: This book is written in English.
The te reo Māori version is also available Te Huihui o Matariki