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More stories from the Billabong / retold by James Vance Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace
Bib ID 5744260
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Marshall, James Vance, 1924- author
 
Description Newtown, NSW : Walker Books Australia, 2013 
©2013 
75 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm 
ISBN 9781921720482
1921720484
Summary

How did turtle get his shell? Why do young koalas cling to their mothers' backs? How was the mighty Murray River created? Ten witty retellings of legends from the Yorta Yorta people to delight readers of all ages.

Notes

For children.

Subjects Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile literature.  |  Legends -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Animals -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.  |  Stories and motifs - Lizards / goannas.  |  Stories and motifs - Frogs and toads.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage - Wrong marriage.  |  Stories and motifs - Stars.  |  Yorta Yorta / Yota Yota people (D2) (NSW SI55-13)  |  Stories and motifs - Dolphins / whales.  |  Stories and motifs - Baiame.  |  Stories and motifs - Kangaroos / Wallabies.  |  Stories and motifs - Koalas.  |  Music - Instruments - Wind - Didjeridu.  |  Stories and motifs - Rivers.  |  Religion - Dreaming.  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Stories and motifs - Insects.  |  Stories and motifs - Turtles.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Jones, Francis Firebrace, illustrator
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Billabong

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