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Author Wells, Ann E.

Title Tales from Arnhem Land / by Ann E Wells ; illustrated by Margaret Paice
Edition Uncorrected proof copy
Published Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1959

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 MELB CRC  398.2049915 Wel/Tfa  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
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Description 98 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Marcie Muir collection of Australian children's books. ANL
Contents Wurungu: the old one -- The Canoe -- The turtle -- The wallaby -- The Kapok trees -- The feathered string -- The fire-sticks -- The spear -- Wungun: the dog -- The fleet -- Ganji the Jabiru -- The armlets -- The river -- The crab claw pipe -- The buffalo -- The white ants' nest -- Wi'tig: the python -- The tin slides -- The flares -- The old axe -- The waer cave well -- The meteorite -- The axe handle -- Green ants
Summary Three tales built around legends from Milingimbi; Wurungu; Wungun; Witig
Audience For children
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction.
Aboriginal Australians -- Mythology.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Folklore.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Folklore
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land -- Legends
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Arnhem Land
Fairy tales -- Australia.
Folklore -- Australia.
Mythology.
Oral tradition.
Tales, Australian -- Arnhem Land
Yolngu (Australian people)
Yolngu (Australian people) -- Juvenile fiction.
Arnhem Land (N.T.)
Arnhem Land (N.T.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Author Wells, Ann E.
LC no. 59018888
ISBN 7050018325