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The whalers / collected by Roland Robinson ; related by Percy Mumbulla ; illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft
Bib ID 2519247
Format BookBook
Author
Mumbulla, Percy
 
Description Pymble, N.S.W. : HarperCollins, 1996 
[29] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 0207184844
Summary

The story of the aboriginal whalers of Twofold Bay who worked with the killer whales in herding other whales to their death at the end of a harpoon spear.

Notes

First published in The nearest the white man gets. Sydney, N.S.W. ; Hale & Iremonger, 1989.

For children.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- New South Wales -- Twofold Bay -- Juvenile literature.  |  Whaling -- New South Wales -- Twofold Bay -- History -- Juvenile literature.  |  Animals - Marine mammals - Whales.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Literature and stories - Story telling and story tellers.  |  Economic sectors - Whaling.  |  Eden / Twofold Bay (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-08)
Form/genre Picture books for children
Other authors/contributors Robinson, Roland, 1912-1992  |  Bancroft, Bronwyn

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