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Author Mumbulla, Percy.

Title The whalers / collected by Roland Robinson ; related by Percy Mumbulla ; illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft
Published Pymble, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 1996

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Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  82P Mum/Wha  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 MELB SPCBC  819 Mumbul Per/Wha  LIB USE ONLY
Description 29 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
Series Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge
Victorian Premier's Reading Challenge ; 5-6
Summary The story of the aboriginal whalers of Twofold Bay who worked with the killer whales in herding other whales to their death at the end of a harpoon spear
Analysis Picture books
juvenile Nonfiction
Notes First published in The nearest the white man gets. Sydney, N.S.W. ; Hale & Iremonger, 1989
Audience For children
Notes Children's Book of the Year Award: Picture Book, 1997 shortlist
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Juvenile poetry.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Poetry.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Twofold Bay (N.S.W.) -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Legends.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Twofold Bay -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Twofold Bay
Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile poetry.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Twofold Bay -- Legends
Indigenous peoples -- History.
Indigenous peoples -- Hunting.
Killer whale -- Australia -- Twofold Bay (N.S.W.)
Tales -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Whalers (Persons) -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Whaling -- History.
Whaling -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Whaling -- Australia -- Juvenile poetry.
Whaling -- Australia -- Twofold Bay (N.S.W.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Whaling -- Australia -- Twofold Bay (N.S.W.) -- History -- Legends.
Whaling -- Australia -- Twofold Bay (N.S.W.) -- History.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Author Bancroft, Bronwyn.
Robinson, Roland, 1912-1992
LC no. abn94249906
ISBN 0207184844
0207191778 (paperback)
9780207184840
Other Titles Nearest the white man gets