Rota"s great canoe

a polynesian folk tale
  • 28 Pages
  • 3.35 MB
  • English
Walker/Weatherhill , New York
Folklore -- Polyn
About the Edition

Rota disturbs the guardian spirits of the forest when he cuts down their finest tree to make a ceremonial canoe

StatementRetold by Yuzo Otsuka with pictures by Hisakatsu Hijikata.
ContributionsHidikata, Hisakatsu.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.O84
The Physical Object
Pagination(28) p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16503939M

Rotas great canoe book arbitrarily arrayed pictures—some in color, some in black-and-white—distract from the text, as the belaboring text detracts from the point.

And the point is best coaxed from the jacket copy: ""Is there a special meaning?"" A boy named Rota offends the forest spirits by chopping down a tree to build a canoe worthy of a chief's son; when he learns to conciliate them, however, they.

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