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Requiem for a beast : a work for image, word and music / Matt Ottley
Bib ID 3300762
Format BookBook
Author
Ottley, Matthew, 1962-
 
Description Sydney : Hachette Livre Australia, 2007 
90 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) 
ISBN 9780734407962
0734407963
Summary

A boy goes on a journey of self-discovery as a stockman in Far North Queensland. In an exquisitely illustrated collage of memory and dreamscape, the boy confronts a huge, rogue bull and realizes he must acknowledge the errors of the past before he can fully embrace the future. CD of accompanying music composed by Matt Ottley. Age 14+.

Notes

"A Lothian Children's book".

For primary school children.

Selected for preservation.

Subjects Literature and stories - Comic strips and books.  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang people (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Government policy - Assimilation.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Bundjalung / Banjalang language (E12) (NSW SH56-02)  |  Psychology - Dreams and symbolism.  |  Family.  |  Stories and motifs - Ghosts.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous - Fiction.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen.  |  Crime - Against persons.  |  Race relations - Racism.  |  Music - Vocal.  |  Sound recording - Music.  |  Sex relations - Coercive.  |  Child welfare - Children's homes.  |  Music - Traditional.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  New South Wales (NSW)

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