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Author Brim, Warren.

Title Creatures of the rainforest : two artists explore Djabugay country / Warren Brim and Anna Eglitis
Published Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 2005

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Description 58 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
regular print
Series Children's book of the year short list 2006
Children's book of the year short list 2006
Contents Ant (Djiliburay) -- Barramundi (Djilibiri) -- Cassowary (Bunda:rra) -- Dingo (Ganibarra) -- Echidna (Gurrina) -- Flying Fox (Guginy) -- Goanna (Ganyal) -- Hercules Moth (Danggal Banggal) -- Ibis (Garbil) -- Jabiru (Banabarra) -- Kookaburra (Gurrungga) -- Long-nosed Bandicoot (Djalbay) -- Mosquito (Ngugun) -- Nutmeg Pigeon (Nyunggulu) -- Owl (Djurrgu) -- Platypus (Ngunba) -- Quandong (Murrgan) -- Red-eyed Green Tree Frog (Wubun) -- Scrub Turkey (Wawun) -- Turtle (Badjigal) -- Ulysses Butterfly (Walbirr-Walbirr) -- Vines (Nyanibarra) -- Wallaby (Dulbil) -- Xanthorrhoea Australis (Grass Tree Bulnyan) -- Yabby (Djun.gi) -- Zamia Palm (Badil)
Summary Have you heard about the red-eyed green tree frog that lives high in the rainforest canopy? Or the ants that weave threads of silk? Or the pigeons from New Guinea that feed on quandongs and nutmeg? Discover the secrets of a Queensland rainforest, information about each animal and Djabugay name and wordlist. Ages 7+
Analysis juvenile Nonfiction
Picture books
All Australian Indigenous Material
Animal behaviour (Australia,Queensland)
Notes Shortlisted by the Children's Book Council of Australia for the 2006 Children's Book of the Year Award
Includes phrases in the Djabugay language
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references: page [58]
Audience For children aged 5-12 years
Notes Shortlisted for the Eve Pownall Award, 2006
Subject Rain forest animals -- Australia -- Queensland -- Juvenile literature.
Rain forest animals -- Juvenile literature.
Rain forests -- Australia -- Queensland -- Juvenile literature.
Rain forests -- Juvenile literature.
Rain forest animals -- Australia -- Queensland -- Kuranda Region
Rain forests -- Australia -- Queensland -- Kuranda Region
Rain forests -- Queensland - Kuranda Region -- Juvenile literature
Premier's Reading Challenge -- Year 5 - Year 6
Rain forest animals -- Queensland - Kuranda Region -- Juvenile literature
Art, Aboriginal Australian.
Content area reading.
Rain forest animals -- Australia -- Kuranda Region (Qld.) -- Juvenile literature
Rain forests -- Australia -- Kuranda Region (Qld.) -- Juvenile literature
Indigenous Australians
Rain forest animals -- Australia -- Queensland -- Kuranda Region -- Juvenile literature
Rain forests -- Australia -- Queensland -- Kuranda Region -- Juvenile literature
Genre/Form Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works.
Author Eglitis, Anna.
LC no. 2006462414
ISBN 1875641998 :
Other Titles Djabugay country