Punia and the King of Sharks: a Hawaiian folktale

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Dial Books for Young Readers, Jan 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Clever Punia, a Hawaiian fisherman's son, finds different ways to trick the King of Sharks and take his tasty lobsters away from him.

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User Review  - LindseyB12 - LibraryThing

This is the story of a young Hawaiian boy who outsmarts a group of sharks in order to continue to feed his family delicious lobsters as his father did before he was attacked. This book can be used for lessons on overcoming or solving problems, as well as helping others. Read full review

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User Review  - akmargie - LibraryThing

Maybe its because I miss Hawaii but I like those tales best. Maybe it's a water thing. Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Lee Wardlaw is the award-winning author of 20 books for young readers, including "Bubblemania: The Chewy History of Bubble Gum" and "101 Ways to Bug Your Parents." She lives in Santa Barbara, CA.

Davalos has been illustrating children's books since 1972, when he was chosen to renew the artwork in Mexico's official elementary school text books.

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