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Stories from the Billabong

by James Vance Marshall, illustrated by Francis Firebrace - £9.99  Frances Lincoln Childrens Books (2010)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781847801241 | ISBN 10: 1847801242

From the author of Walkabout come ten of Australia's ancient aboriginal legends, authentically and elegantly retold.
 
Here you can discover how Great Mother Snake created and peopled the world with plants and creatures, what makes Frogs croak, why Kangaroo has a pouch, and just what it is that makes Platypus so special.
 
The illustrations are by the aboriginal artist and storyteller Francis Firebrace, whose distinctive, colourful work is known throughout Australia and beyond.

(Price & availability last checked: December 2018)

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