Wandihnu and the Old Dugong by Elizabeth Wymarra
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Wandihnu and the Old Dugong
By Elizabeth Wymarra

Wandihnu and the Old Dugong

By (author) See other recent books by Elizabeth Wymarra See other recent books by Wandihnu Wymarra
Illustrated by Ben Hodges See other recent books by Ben Hodges
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $18.95
Your Price: $17.06 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $6.95 per order
You Save: $1.89! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.85 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Wandihnu and the Old Dugong by Elizabeth Wymarra

Book Description

A contemporary story about a young girl who has grown up in the city and who is to return to Badu Island to stay with her aka (grandmother). It is time for Wandihnu to learn about the customs and culture of her people who come from the Torres Strait. This morality tale highlights the importance of listening to your elders. Wandihnu learns a great lesson when she refuses to learn Kala Lagaw Ya, her native Torres Strait language. When her aka becomes sick Wandihnu is required to get medicinal oil from the old dugong to heal her. But the old dugong won't listen, he only speaks Kala Lagaw Ya. If only Wandihnu had paid attention...

Buy Wandihnu and the Old Dugong book by Elizabeth Wymarra from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781921248184
ISBN-10: 1921248181
Classification: Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories , Personal & social issues (Children's / Teenage) , Picture books
Format: Paperback (250mm x 230mm x mm)
Pages: 28
Imprint: Magabala Books
Publisher: Magabala Books
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

Customers who bought this also bought...


You might also like...

World of Your Own by Laura Carlin World of Your Own by Laura Carlin

A beautifully illustrated jouney through Carlin's colourful and imaginative world

Cat Whys by Lila Prap Cat Whys by Lila Prap

Cats--quirky and incorrigible--but always SO loveable. Lila Prap is back answering quintessential questions about cats in this humorous picture book! Why are cats so independent? Why do they sleep all day? Why are some cats like dogs? Why do cats meow? These questions and many more are answered in this fact-filled feline-fest.

Polly Parrot Picks a Pirate by Peter Bently Polly Parrot Picks a Pirate by Peter Bently

A swashbuckling story of pesky pirates - and one very picky parrot.

Lion Who Lost His Roar but Learnt to Draw by Paula Knight Lion Who Lost His Roar but Learnt to Draw by Paula Knight

A charming story about a lion who loses his roar but discovers a hidden talent! A sweet story that is sure to become a bedtime favourite.

» View more books like these...

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Wandihnu and the Old Dugong book by Elizabeth Wymarra and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Elizabeth Wymarra close
»
Recent books by Wandihnu Wymarra close
Wandihnu and the Old Dugong by Wandihnu Wymarra
»
Recent books by Ben Hodges close
Theatre World by Ben Hodges
Theatre World by Ben Hodges
Theatre World by Ben Hodges
American Theatre Wing Presents the Play That Changed My Life by Ben Hodges
Wandihnu and the Old Dugong by Ben Hodges
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close