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Jirrbal: Rainforest Dreamtime Stories (original 2002; edition 2002)

by Maisie (Yarrcali) Barlow (Author), Michael (Boiyool) Anning (Illustrator)

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Title:Jirrbal: Rainforest Dreamtime Stories
Authors:Maisie (Yarrcali) Barlow (Author)
Other authors:Michael (Boiyool) Anning (Illustrator)
Info:Magabala Books Aboriginal Corporation (2002), 64 pages
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Jirrbal Rainforest Dreamtime Stories by Maisie Barlow (2002)

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Anning, Michael, and Maisie Barlow. Jirrbal: Rainforest Dreamtime Stories. Broome: Magabala, 2002. Print.

This is a collection of moral Dreamtime folktales of Aboriginal tradition, told with animal characters and effective, childlike illustrations. The stories are set in the tropical rainforest of far Northern Queensland, Australia. The last part of the book is an educational explanation section for readers' understanding, that includes a glossary. "Jirrbal: Rainforest Dreamtime Stories" would be appropriate for the ages of about 9 to 12. ( )
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From Ravenshoe, these simple and wittily told stories are true moral fables from the Rainforest people of northern Queensland, nurtured through the rich traditions of a timeless understanding. The animal characters and the moon are drawn in a simple style. For ages 4-10.… (more)

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