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The Resource Stories from the Billabong, retold by James Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace

Stories from the Billabong, retold by James Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace

Label
Stories from the Billabong
Title
Stories from the Billabong
Statement of responsibility
retold by James Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For children
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1924-
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Marshall, James Vance
Dewey number
398.20899915
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Jones, Francis Firebrace
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  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Legends
  • Aboriginal Australians
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Stories from the Billabong, retold by James Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Francis Firebrace, who comes from the Aboriginal tribe of the Yorta Yorta, learnt some of his stories of the Dreaming in his early years, when he worked as a stockman and drover in New South Wales and Queensland." - provided by publisher
Contents
Rainbow serpent and the story of creation -- How the kangaroo got her pouch -- Why frogs can only croak -- Why Brolgas dance -- Why the platypus is such a special creature -- The mountain rose -- The two moths and the flowers of the mountain -- How the crocodile got its scales -- The lizard man and the creation of Uluru -- The butterflies and the mystery of death -- About Aboriginal Australians -- Glossary -- Aboriginal symbols and their meanings
Control code
000043250446
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
61 p.
Isbn
9781845077044
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
Stories from the Billabong, retold by James Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace
Publication
Note
"Francis Firebrace, who comes from the Aboriginal tribe of the Yorta Yorta, learnt some of his stories of the Dreaming in his early years, when he worked as a stockman and drover in New South Wales and Queensland." - provided by publisher
Contents
Rainbow serpent and the story of creation -- How the kangaroo got her pouch -- Why frogs can only croak -- Why Brolgas dance -- Why the platypus is such a special creature -- The mountain rose -- The two moths and the flowers of the mountain -- How the crocodile got its scales -- The lizard man and the creation of Uluru -- The butterflies and the mystery of death -- About Aboriginal Australians -- Glossary -- Aboriginal symbols and their meanings
Control code
000043250446
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
61 p.
Isbn
9781845077044
Other physical details
col. ill.

Library Locations

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