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Red Tit and Brown Tit / retold by Alex Barlow ; illustrated by Ellen Jose
Bib ID 1133546
Format BookBook
Author
Barlow, Alex
 
Description South Melbourne, Vic. : Macmillan Company of Australia, 1991 
24 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0732904005
Series

Australian legends.

Southern Cross. 1. Satellite.

Summary

A story from the Pitta-Pitta people who own the land around Boulia, a town in Western Queensland. It tells of how red tit came to have a red head and breast and brown tit a flattened head and beak.

Notes

"An expanded version of the Pitta-Pitta story originally recorded by W.E. Roth in the first volume of his The Queensland Aborigines published in 1897" --Inside front cover.

For children.

Subjects Readers (Primary)  |  Readers -- Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.  |  Birds -- Australia -- Folklore.  |  Readers -- Birds -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Ethnozoology -- Queensland -- Juvenile literature.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Pitta Pitta / Bittha Bittha people (G6) (Qld SF54-10)  |  Boulia (Qld Far West SF54-10)
Other authors/contributors Jose, Ellen

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