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Author Edwards, Yvonne.

Title Going for kalta : hunting for sleepy lizards at Yalata / with Yvonne, Brenda & tjitji tjuta (all the kids)
Published [Alice Springs, NT] : [IAD Press], [1997]
Alice Springs, NT : Jukurrpa Books, 1997


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Description 29 pages : colour illustrations, 1 map ; 22 cm
regular print
Series Kerry White collection of Australian children's books. ANL
Contents Includes word and pronounciation lists
Summary Come with Yvonne, Brenda and all the kids as they track and catch a kalta - 'sleepy lizard' - and then prepare and cook it over an open fire ready to eat. Learn how to say some words in Pitjantjatjara along the way
Analysis Australian
juvenile Nonfiction
Notes Aboriginal content
Audience Children
Notes Parallel text in Pitjantjatjara
Children's Book Council of Australia : Book of the Year Award [Eve Pownall Award for Information Books]; 1999 - Winner
The Australian Awards for excellence in educational publishing - Winner
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Food -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Food.
Aboriginal Australians -- Hunting -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Hunting.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Yalata (S. Aust.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Children's stories, Australian -- 20th century.
Content area reading.
Food animals -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Food habits -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Hunting and gathering societies -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Indigenous peoples -- Nutrition.
Lizards -- Juvenile literature.
Lizards -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Lizards -- Australia.
Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Food -- Juvenile literature.
Pitjantjatjara language -- Juvenile literature.
Pitjantjatjara language -- Vocabulary.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Lizards -- Australia.
Genre/Form Picture books.
Author Day, Brenda, author
Edwards, Yvonne, author
LC no. abn97003149
ISBN 0949659991
Other Titles Hunting for sleepy lizards at Yalata