The Resource Stories from the billabong, retold by James Vance Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace

Stories from the billabong, retold by James Vance Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace

Label
Stories from the billabong
Title
Stories from the billabong
Statement of responsibility
retold by James Vance Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
UKM
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1924-
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Marshall, James Vance
Dewey number
398.20899915
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR366.A87
LC item number
M37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jones, Francis Firebrace
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Legends
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Legends
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Legends
  • Mythology, Aboriginal Australian
  • Australia
  • Mythos
  • Aborigines
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Stories from the billabong, retold by James Vance Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Extent
1 online resource (61 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036877885
Label
Stories from the billabong, retold by James Vance Marshall ; illustrated by Francis Firebrace
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Extent
1 online resource (61 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036877885

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