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Author Ellis, Jean A.

Title From the Dreamtime : Australian Aboriginal legends / Jean A. Ellis
Published North Blackburn, Vic. : Collins Dove, 1991


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  398.20994 Ell/Ftd  AVAILABLE
Description 121 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Why kangaroos have a pouch -- The first brolga -- A story of two hunters -- The strange waratah -- How swans became black --The drought-maker koala -- The hunters who quarrelled -- Why the platypus is special -- The white dingo -- The giant frog -- How the sun came to be -- How the moon came to be -- The lizard women -- The first fire -- The master artist -- Beware of the bunyip! -- The first sunrise -- The kunia rocks -- Stone fish traps -- The lightning man -- The first kangaroos -- Flowers of blood -- A Djauan goodbye
Summary Collection of myths from Australia wide; generalised locations only given
Analysis Australian Aborigines - Legends
juvenile Nonfiction
Notes For children
Audience For children
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Animals -- Folklore
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends.
Aboriginal Australians -- Nature
Aboriginal Australians -- Animals -- Folklore
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends -- Juvenile literature.
Animals -- Folklore.
Legends -- Australia.
Legends, Australian (Aboriginal)
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Legends.
ISBN 1863710167 (paperback)