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Wiradjuri Country

Brandy Larry

9780642279866

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $24.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780642279866
Published: November 2021

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This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.

*CBCA 2022 Notable Book: Eve Pownall Award*

*Longlisted for the ABIA Book Awards 2022: Small Publishers' Children's Book of the Year*

Age range 6+

Welcome to Wiradjuri Country.

The Wiradjuri are the people of the three bila (rivers) and their nguram-bang (Country) is the second largest in Australia. Come with Uncle Larry Brandy on an enlightening journey through his Country's rivers, woodlands, grasslands and rocky outcrops, as well as the murri-yang (sky world).

Along the way, young readers will encounter animals such as bila-durang (platypus), and maliyan (wedge-tailed eagle), plants like the maybal (grass tree) and yirany (yam daisy), and discover stories like that of Tiddalik the giant frog. They will learn how Wiradjuri people lived on their Country, using the flower spikes of the grass tree as spears, soaking its flowers in water to make a sweet drink and weaving its leaves into baskets.

This is a unique book combining language, culture, Indigenous history and storytelling, written by a Wiradjuri author. It features colour photographs of animals, plants and habitats, as well as illustrations by Indigenous artists Kristie Peters and Scott 'Sauce' Towney.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780642279866
Published: November 2021

Number of pages: not specified
Width: 210 mm
Height: 250 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: National Library of Australia

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