Bawoo Stories: illustrated Indigenous teaching stories for youn readers
Written by May O'Brien and illustrated by Angela Leaney and Sue Wyatt
Four wonderful traditional teaching stories of the Wongutha people are collected together here for the first time: Barn Barn Barlala, The Kangaroos Who Wanted to be People, How Crows Became Black, Why the Emu Can’t Fly.
First published as individual titles in 1992, these stories were ground-breaking publications, presenting traditional Indigenous stories in a bi-lingual text. Updated with a vibrant new design, the stories are still as fresh and appealing as ever. The collected work contains a map, explanatory note and a simple pronunciation guide for the Wongutha words used in the text.
(210 x 200mm)
The West Australian's ED! Serialisations
Children's Picture Books
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