How Crows Became Black, Why the Emu Can't Fly
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Bawoo Stories by May L. O'Brien
Book DescriptionFour wonderful traditional teaching stories of the Wongutha people are collected together here for the first time- Barn Barn Barlala The Kangaroos Who Wanted to be People How Crows Became Black Why the Emu Can't Fly First published as individual titles in 1992, these stories were seen as ground-breaking publications, presenting traditional Indigenous stories in a bi-lingual text. Sales of the individual titles now exceed 26,000 copies each. Updated with a vibrant new design, the stories are still as fresh and appealing as ever. The collected work contains a map, explanatory note and a simple pronunciation guide for the Wongutha words used in the text.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781921361159
(211mm x 201mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Fremantle Press
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
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