Aboriginal Stories of Australia
Author: A.W. Reed
First published: 1965 Reprinted: 1976
Format: Paperback 108 pages
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Aboriginal - Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got its tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang about us.
The new edition also includes a glossary, giving the English translation for many Aboriginal words used in the text.
This tantalising mix of fantasy and folklore is enjoyable for readers of all ages.