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Author Barlow, Maisie.

Title Jirrbal : rainforest dreamtime stories / Maisie (Yarrcali) Barlow ; illustrated by Michael (Boiyool) Anning
Published Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 2001


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB SPCBC  819 Barlow Mai/Jrd  LIB USE ONLY
 MELB SPCBC  819 Barlow Mai/Jrd  LIB USE ONLY
 W'BOOL CRC  398.20994 Bar/Jrd  AVAILABLE
Description 59 pages : color illustrations, portrait ; 24 x 28 cm
regular print
Series Premier's reading challenge Yr 5 - 6
Contents The Story of the Narool (Grass), the Gargarra (New Moon) and the Meedin (Possum) -- The Buni (Fire) Story -- Fishing Story About Us -- The Water Story -- Learn a Little Jirrbal -- Growing up in Ravenshoe
Summary From Ravenshoe, these simple and wittily told stories are true moral fables from the Rainforest people of northern Queensland, nurtured through the rich traditions of a timeless understanding. The animal characters and the moon are drawn in a simple style. For ages 4-10
Analysis juvenile Nonfiction
Notes Aboriginal content
Audience For children 7-11 years
Notes Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, 2002 shortlist
Subject Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 5 - Year 6
Djirbal language -- Juvenile literature.
Jirrbal (Australian people) -- Juvenile literature
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends -- Juvenile literature.
Legends -- Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends.
Folklore -- Australia.
Australian aborigines -- Legends.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Jirrbal (Australian people)
Genre/Form Juvenile works.
Author Anning, Michael, 1955-
LC no. 2002391946
ISBN 1875641068 :