- Representations in Children's Literature, Scholastic (NZ)
In the Beginning; Retold and Illustrated by Peter Gossage. Auckland: Scholastic New Zealand Limited, 2001.
Scholastic entered the Māori myth and legend market in the latter 1990s. They published Peter Gossage’s work, but brought new writers and illustrators to the fore as well.
Maui and the Goddess of Fire: A Maori Tale; Retold and Illustrated by Gavin Bishop. Auckland: Scholastic New Zealand Limited, 1997.
Gavin Bishop had worked previously with other publishing houses, but it was Scholastic that introduced him as a writer and illustrator of Māori myth.
Myths and Legends of Aotearoa; Retold by Annie Rae Te Ake Ake; Illustrated by New Zealand Secondary School Artists. Auckland: Scholastic New Zealand Limited, 1999.
Annie Te Ake Ake was known as an oral story teller, with a number of sound recordings to her credit. The book on display, Myths and Legends of Aotearoa, shows her skill as a story teller, while the illustrations were done by various New Zealand secondary school artists.