In the time before time, a great being watched over the ancient land of Mata Nui, protecting it from harm. But now, a powerful evil has arisen, casting a shadow over the land. Just when all seems lost, six heroes emerge from the darkness.

Tale of the Toa 2003, Scholastic, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780439501163

Trade paperback

Tale of the Toa 2003, Turtleback Books

ISBN-13: 9780613853927

Bound for Schools & Libraries edition