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

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
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 J 398.2089 MAR (Text) 78551000358145 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J398.2 MARS (Text) 39231031763861 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 398.2 MAR (Text) 39206020231385 J Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library J 398.2 MAR (Text) 39206020231377 J 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 : color illustrations ; 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.
Summary, etc.:
Ten ancient legends of the Yorta-Yorta people -- one of Australia's Aboriginal tribes, are retold here. You will discover how Great Mother Snake created and peopled the world with plants and creatures, what made Frog croak, why Kangaroo has a pouch, and just what it is that makes Platypus so special.
Target Audience Note:
760 Lexile.
Subject: Mythology, Aboriginal Australian > Juvenile literature.
Legends > Australia > Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians > Folklore > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.
Folklore > Australia.
Aboriginal Australians > Folklore.
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