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The kangaroos who wanted to be people / written by May L. O'Brien ; illustrated by Angela Leaney
Bib ID 1761912
Format BookBook
Author
O'Brien, May
 
Description South Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1992 
35 p. : col. ill., 1 map ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1863680284 (paperback)
Summary

The story is an Aboriginal folktale. It tells what happens when walking kangaroos disobey the rules. It also helps to explain why some places or areas are out of bounds to children.

Notes

Some text in Wongutha.

For primary school students.

Subjects Kangaroos -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Word lists.  |  Wangkatha / Wangkathaa people (A12) (WA SH51-06)  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology - Pronunciation.  |  Wangkatha / Wongatha / Wangkathaa language (A12) (WA SH52-05)  |  Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Stories and motifs.  |  South East Western Australia (SE WA SH51, SH52, SI51, SI52)
Other authors/contributors Leaney, Angela, 1968-

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