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Author Reed, A. W. (Alexander Wyclif), 1908-1979.

Title Aboriginal fables and legendary tales / [compiled] by A.W. Reed ; illustrated by E.H. Papps
Published Terrey Hills, N.S.W. : Reed, 1965


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Description 144 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents The adventures of Yooneeara -- The anger of Pund-jil -- Baiame's gift of manna -- Bees and honey -- Black paint and red ochre -- The cannibal woman -- The case of the moth -- The coming of death -- The coming of spring -- Dingo and native cat -- The dogs that were really snakes -- The dugong, the cockatoos, and the chicken hawk -- The fate of mocking bird -- A fight with kurrea -- The first bullroarer -- The first man in the Southern Cross -- Fish hawk and lyrebird -- Fish moon -- The flies and the bees -- The flight of the bandicoot -- The frog and the flies -- The frog food of the bunyip -- The frogs at flood time -- The frog, the wallaby, and the dugong -- The gifts of the sun goddess -- Goanna and his stripes -- The great flood -- The hero who was changed into a mountain -- How animals came to Australia -- How bats and shags were made -- How black snake became poisonous -- How blue heron brings in the tide -- How koala lost his tail -- How platypus was born -- How the Murray River was made -- How the porcupine got his spines -- How possum and cat killed kangaroo -- How tortoise got a swollen back -- How tortoise lost his tail -- How tortoise got his shell -- How the waratah was made -- How the waratah became sweet -- How tree-runner made a rainbow for his wife -- Kangaroo and emu -- The kangaroo dance -- Koala and bunyip -- Kulai and Culma -- The last song of Priepriggie -- Laughing jackass and the sun fire -- The miserable mopoke -- The moon's reward -- The oyster brothers and the shark -- Rainbow into fish into mountain -- The rainbow snake -- The rainbow snakes -- The rebellious son of Baiame -- The red cloud -- Rolla-mano and the stars -- The sandpiper's misfortune -- The sculptor -- The shaming of rainbow snake -- The son of Mount Gambier -- The song of the tree frogs -- The spear with the stingray spines -- Spiny lizard and galah bird -- Sun, moon, and the spirit of birth -- Suns, moons, and stars -- Turtle, oyster, and whale -- Why curlew cries plaintively at night -- The winds -- The woman who changed into a kangaroo -- The wooden devil-devil -- Yara-ma-yha-who
Summary Stories written in popular form; including myths from Kamilaroi and Ngadjuri tribes
Notes Original Cataloguing-in-Publication entry had main heading under Reed
Bibliography Bibliography: page 6
Audience For children
Notes Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Restricted Mediated access: access to First Nations materials may be restricted while an audit, reparative description and reclassification of these materials is in progress VDU
Subject SC Reconciliation Group
SUBJECT Legends -- Australia.
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends.
Animals -- Folklore.
Children -- Folklore.
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology)
Fables, Australian.
Folklore -- Australia.
Legends -- Australia.
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian.
Author Papps, E. H
Reed, A. W. (Alexander Wyclif), 1908-1979.
LC no. anb58907000
ISBN 0589070002