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Ernie dances to the didgeridoo : for the children of Gunbalanya / Alison Lester
Bib ID 1922688
Format BookBook [still image, text, volume]
Author
Lester, Alison, author. illustrator
 
Description Sydney, NSW : Hodder Headline Australia Pty Limited, 2000 
©2000 
26 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm 
ISBN 073360384X
0733613624 (paperback)
Series

Kerry White collection of Australian children's books.

Summary

A picture book based on Alison Lester's experiences with the Gunbalanya people of Arnhem Land. When Ernie goes to live in an Aboriginal community in northern Australia, the people, climate, plants and animals are all new to him. Here are his letters to Clive Nicky, Rosie, Frank, Tessa and Celeste describing his life.

Notes

One of White copies is a review copy

Premier's Reading Challenge, 3-4 years.

National Library of Australia’s N copy is signed by the author.

For children.

Cited In

White, v. 3, 8050

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Subsistence and economy - Seasonality.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Recreation - Play - Children.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Seasons.  |  Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Arnhem Land (NT)  |  Australian.
Other authors/contributors Gunbalanya Community School (Arnhem Land) dedicatee

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