Battle of the Mountains

Author(s): Peter Gossage

Picture Books

Three mountains battle against Tongariro to win the love of his wife, Pihanga. Find out how Tongariro banishes Taranaki, Tauhara and Putau to the positions they stand in today when he overcomes their approaches to Pihanga. Make the mountains using the outlines in the back of this book, and fight your own battle of the mountains


Product Information

Peter Gossage is the storyteller and illustrator of many published works, including myths such as Pania of the Reef and his popular Maui series. His distinctive artistic style is loved by adults and children alike, and his retelling of old myths is done in such a way that they are easily accessible to readers of many ages. Peter currently lives in Auckland.

General Fields

  • : 9780143505631
  • : Penguin Group (NZ)
  • : Puffin
  • : November 2012
  • : 230x214mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : NE
  • : Peter Gossage
  • : en
  • : 32
  • : colour
  • : Peter Gossage