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flying emu and other Australian stories

Sally Morgan

flying emu and other Australian stories

by Sally Morgan

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Distributed by Random House, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore,
    • Legends -- Australia,
    • Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore,
    • Folklore -- Australia

    • About the Edition

      A collection of twenty traditional tales from the Australian Aborigines, explaining how the world began and what followed.

      Edition Notes

      StatementSally Morgan.
      GenreFolklore.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.M8244 Fl 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 124 p. :
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1733160M
      ISBN 100679847057
      LC Control Number92037880

      In 27 libraries. The witty stories, with a folktale feel, are based around a host of characters which are Australian animals, non-native animals, spirits, planets, the sun and moon, and humans. The first story is the title story The Flying Emu where a beautifully-coloured emu learns about vanity and immodesty when he and his friends race to the sun. 76 pages: colour illustrations ; 27 cm. The flying emu and other Australian stories (Viking, ) Hurry up, Oscar! (Puffin Books, ) illustrated by Bettina Guthridge; Pet problem (Fremantle Arts Centre Press, ) Dan's grandpa (Sandcastle, ) illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft; In your dreams (Sandcastle Books, ) illustrated by Bronwyn BancroftBorn: Sally Jane Milroy, 18 January (age 68), .

      Books shelved as flying-fiction: Dear Mrs. Lindbergh: A Novel by Kathleen Hughes, Thud Ridge: F Thunderchief missions over Vietnam by Jack Broughton. How The Emu Lost It's Colour And Wings Ashleigh Jolley, Gr Mater Dei Catholic College Short Story How The Emu Got It's Colour and Wings Once upon a dreamtime, the emu was the most beautiful bird in the land.

      Australian Aboriginal story book, Gadi Mirrabooka, with 33 dreamtime stories retold by Pauline McLeod, June Barker, and Francis Firebrace to Helen McKay. Contains chapters on mythology, culture, legends. Contains illustrations including colour plates created by Francis Firebrace. Each book sold here will be autographed by Helen McKay. Last week, I borrowed a folklore book from the city library, The Flying Emu and Other Australian Stories. The reason was simple: I like its cover. It was in the same shelf with Bhagavad Gita and other Javanese related books, but it was the only book that catched my eyes. There are twenty stories. Each stories Continue reading →.


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Learn about Author Central Cited by: 1. The emu is just one of a host of characters in this collection of funny, clever Australian folk tales that explain the creation of the world and what happened afterward.

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[Sally Morgan] -- A collection of twenty traditional tales from the Australian Aborigines, explaining how the world began and what followed. The flying emu and other Australian stories. Ringwood, Victoria: Puffin Books.

MLA Citation. Morgan, Sally. The flying emu and other Australian stories / Sally Morgan Puffin Books Ringwood, Victoria Australian/Harvard Citation.

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8 no. 2 ; (n: THE FLYING EMU - And Other Australian Stories by I love my rainbow feathers - I love my great big wings - I love the way my eyes shine - I'm a wonderful handsome thing. When the boastful and brilliantly colored emu offends one too many of the other animals, they decide to take.

Published by: New York, Borzoi/Alfred A. Knopf, AUD   FLYING EMU,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. FLYING EMU: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(17). Click to read more about The Flying Emu and Other Australian Stories by Sally Morgan. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5(1).

Dedicated by the aboriginal author to ``all the naughty children in the world,'' 20 lively original stories replete with the mythic stuff of wonder tales—magic, transformation, resurrection, eating alive, disgorging, and other comically earthy workings of the digestive tract—all recounted in an engaging colloquial style.

Animals and humans demonstrate such classic foibles as greed, vanity. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.

The Flying Emu, by Sally Morgan Morgan introduces the book by reminding readers of the Aboriginal tradition of storytelling dating back thousands of years. These stories, whilst not traditional ones, are told in that tradition, drawing on Morgan’s own childhood and on suggestions made by the children in her life.

The witty stories, with a folktale feel, are based around a host of characters which are Australian animals, non-native animals, spirits, planets, the sun and moon, and humans. The first story is the title story The Flying Emu where a beautifully-coloured emu learns about vanity and immodesty when he.

The Flying Emu and Other Australian Stories (Paperback) - Drawn from the author's own aboriginal heritage, an anthology of twenty tales describes the creation of the world and the events that followed.

By the author of My Place. Twenty original tales about how the world began and the events that followed, with an Australian Aboriginal flavour. Curriculum terms: Australian stories, animal fables. Suggested level: primary, intermediate. Children's stories, Australian.; Short stories, Australian.; Australian short stories.

Flying emu and other Australian stories, The Twenty stories about how the world began and the events that followed. They are based around a host of characters, including Australian animals, non-native animals, spirits, planets, the sun and moon, and humans.

Last week, I borrowed a folklore book from the city library, The Flying Emu and Other Australian reason was simple: I like its cover. It was in the same shelf with Bhagavad Gita and other Javanese related books, but it was the only book that catched my eyes. There are twenty stories.

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A collection of twenty traditional tales from the Australian Aborigines, explaining how the world began and what followed. The Flying Emus were one of Australia’s leading bluegrass bands from the late ′s.

Several on the band members played in the Slim Dusty band and the Emus were formed during a six-year period when Slim Dusty had stopped touring. – Inducted into the Hands of Fame.