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Silly birds / Gregg Dreise, author and illustrator
Bib ID 6392323
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Dreise, Gregg, author, illustrator
 
Description Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2014 
©2014 
28 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 22 x 29 cm. 
ISBN 9781922142993 (paperback)
Summary

In this humble, charming and humorous morality tale, Maliyan is a proud eagle who always looks, listens and sees things from a long way away. One day he meets the turkey Wagun, who is a silly bird, and together these two new friends begin to do silly-bird things. The Elders and Maliyan's parents become very disappointed and soon the local billabong becomes a mess. The silly birds do not care for anyone and seem to have eaten all the food. Maliyan begins to see the error of his ways and tries to talk to Wagun and the other birds about their actions. No one listens. So Maliyan flies away and begins the journey of listening again. Maliyan soon becomes a proud leader and all the silly birds begin to follow his example. They all help clean up the messes they have made. All except one.

Notes

For primary school age.

Subjects Children's stories -- Pictorial works.  |  Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology) -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Listening -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Birds -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology) -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Listening -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Birds -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Children's stories.  |  Stories and motifs - Eagles / hawks / crows.  |  Stories and motifs - Birds.  |  Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi language (D23) (NSW SH55-12)  |  Literature and stories - Juvenile.  |  Australian
Available From PO Box 668 Broome WA 6725 

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