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How the Kangaroos Got Their Tails : An Aboriginal Story - Pamela Lofts

How the Kangaroos Got Their Tails

An Aboriginal Story

By: Pamela Lofts (Compiled by), George Lirrmiyarri Mung Mung (As told by)

Paperback Published: August 2009
ISBN: 9781865046259
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 4 - 7 years old

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This book is based on a story told by George Mung Mung Lirrmiyarri, of the Kija people, to Aboriginal people living in Warmun, Western Australia.

The illustrations are adapted from their original paintings of the story. Hector Jandany and George Dingmarie of the Kija Language Group said, "We have to keep this language which we got from our old people who have passed away. We don't want to lose it. The younger generation have to carry on the language that they learn from us."

About the Author

Pamela Lofts lives in Alice Springs were she has developed a series of books with Aboriginal storytellers and children based on their traditional stories. She has also illustrated a number of picture books, including the classic Koala Lou written by Mem Fox, and Wombat Stew.

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ISBN: 9781865046259
ISBN-10: 1865046256
Series: Aboriginal Story Ser.
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4 - 7 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: August 2009
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 22.1  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.1

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