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Author Ellis, Jean A.

Title This is the Dreaming : Australian Aboriginal legends / Jean A. Ellis
Published North Blackburn, Vic. : Collins Dove, 1994


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  398.2049915 Ell/Tit  AVAILABLE
Description 128 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Rainbow-colored birds -- The Gaya-Dari twins or how the platypus came to be -- The owl who was unwelcome -- the sisters who lived in the sea -- The friends who couldn't be parted -- Beware of willy wagtails -- Laugh, kookaburra, laugh -- Sacred white clay -- The whale's canoe -- how the turtle came to be -- The message of the butterflies -- The star sisters -- Kulia and the sea creature -- The legend of black mountain -- Fire magic -- The rainbow serpent -- Manindi - a special dingo -- The Ningaui -- Water Peanuts -- Why the black snake hides -- The kangaroo who danced
Summary Collection of traditional stories from various language groups across Australia; illustrated by Yorta Yorta artist Clive Bidja Atkinson
Notes Includes glossary
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends.
Legends -- Australia.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.
Genre/Form Legends.
LC no. 94177713
ISBN 1863712917