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Author Albert, Mary.

Title How the birds got their colours : an Aboriginal story / told by Mary Albert ; compiled by Pamela Lofts.

Published Sydney : Scholastic, 2011.
Sydney Scholastic, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson KIT  300 ALBE [BIG BOOK]    DUE 28-07-19
Edition Big Books.
Physical description 1 v. : col. ill. ; 36 x 44 cm.
Series An Aboriginal story
An Aboriginal story.
Notes Originally published: 1983.
Summary "This book is based on a story told by Mary Albert, of the Bardi people, to Aboriginal children living in Broome, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of the story. Mary Albert said, "Would you like to hear a story from long ago? My mother used to tell me lots of stories, but this story I loved the best, because I loved the birds."--publisher website.
Audience For children.
Usage Terms Text copyright © Mary Albert, 1983 ; compilation and illustrations copyright © Pamela Loftus, 1983.
Other author Lofts, Pamela.
Subject Birds -- Western Australia -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Big books.
Birds -- Juvenile literature.
Birds -- Folklore -- Western Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Birds -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Legends -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Variant Title How the birds got their colours : an Aboriginal story
ISBN 9781741699678