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Stories from the Billabong / retold by James Vance Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace.

Marshall, James Vance, 1924- (Author). Jones, Francis Firebrace, illustrator. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j398.208 MAR (Text) 37521530155094 AMPL Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville J 398.2 (Text) 78321000020684 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J 398.2 MAR (Text) 32826011663929 J Non-Fiction Available -
Melton PL - Melton JUV 398.2 MAR (Text) 79591000081832 Juvenile-Nonfiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello J 398.2 MAR (Text) 37743001805870 Children Nonfiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 398.2089 MAR (Text) 78551000358145 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) J 398.2 MAR (Text) 30032010491618 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781845077044 :
  • ISBN: 1845077040 :
  • Physical Description: 61 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2008.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: The Rainbow Serpent and the story of creation -- How the kangaroo got her pouch -- Why frogs can only croak -- Why brolgas dance -- Why the platypus is such a special creature -- The mountain rose -- The two moths and the flowers of the mountain -- How the crocodile got its scales -- The lizard-man and the creation of Uluru -- The butterflies and the mystery of death.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 04/01/2009
SLJ May 2009
Kirkus 04/01/2009
BCCB Recommended
Summary, etc.: Colorful illustrations enhance this collection of ten magical stories from the Yorta-Yorta people, one of Australia's aboriginal tribes.
Target Audience Note: 760 Lexile.
Subject: Aboriginal Australians > Folklore.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.
Folklore > Australia.
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)

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