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Author Smith, Shaa, author, illustrator

Title The Dunggiirr brothers and the caring song of the Whale / Aunty Shaa Smith with Yandaarra [Shaa Smith, Neeyan Smith, Bud Marshall, Sarah Wright, Lara Daley and Paul Hodge] ; artwork by Aunty Shaa Smith
Published Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2022
©2022

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 MELB CRC  201.30899915 Smi/Tdb  AVAILABLE
Description 32 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary "Welcome to Ngambaa Country on the mid-north coast of New South Wales. I am Aunty Shaa and this is the story of the Koala Brothers, the Dunggiirr Brothers. This is the story of our Country. We live the story of being saved by Dunggiirr and we do a ceremony to keep it alive. It is this story and memory we share with you in this book. This stunning picture book from the Yandaarra Caring for Country community group, a project led by Gumbaynggirr elder Aunty Shaa Smith, in association with the University of Newcastle, helps us learn the stories of the mid-north NSW coast. The Dunggiirr Brothers and the Caring Song of the Whale also spreads a welcome and beautiful message of care and understanding to the wider community." -- Publisher
Analysis Folk tales (Australia)
All Australian Indigenous Material (Australia)
Notes 7-12 years old
Text primarily in English. Includes some Ngambaa and Gumbaynggirr language
Subject Whales -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Ocean -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Storytelling -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile literature
Whales -- Juvenile fiction
Ocean -- Juvenile fiction
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction
Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction
Children's stories
Australia fiction
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians -- Legends -- Juvenile literature
Ngambaa language E5.
Gumbaynggirr language E7.
Stories and motifs - Dolphins / whales.
Stories and motifs - Koalas.
New South Wales (NSW)
Genre/Form Australian fiction
Children’s stories
Folk tales.
Picture books.
Author Smith, Neeyan, author
Marachall, Bud, author
Wright, Sarah, author
Daley, Lara, author
Hodge, Paul, author
Yandaarra, author
LC no. jb2022007107
ISBN 9781760526313