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Rainbow Bird An Aboriginal Folk Tale from Northern Australia Eric Maddern, Adrienne Kennaway

Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780711208988
Size:
270 x 214 xmm
Published:
1st Sep 1996
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Interest age: from c 3 years
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Overview

A bright, vibrant picture book retelling of a traditional Aboriginal fire myth from Northern Australia. "I'm boss for Fire," growls rough, tough Crocodile Man, and he keeps the rest of the world cold and dark - until one day clever Bird Woman sees her opportunity and seizes it...

Author

Adrienne Kennaway studied at Ealing Art School and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. A great lover of all forms of nature, she won the 1987 Kate Greenaway Medal for Crafty Chameleon. She lives in County Kerry, Ireland.Adrienne's books for Frances Lincoln are This is the Oasis, This is the Reef and This is the Tree, Jungle Song and Arctic Song, Rainbow Bird and Curious Clownfish. Eric Maddern studied sociology and psychology at Sheffield University, then spent 10 years travelling around the world. He now performs all over the country as a storyteller and folk singer, and he has built a roundhouse in the grounds of his home, where he holds storytelling events. He lives in Gwnyedd, Wales.Eric's books for Frances Lincoln are Death in a Nut, Nail Soup, Cow on the Roof, Earth Story and Life Story, Fire Children, The King with Horse's Ears, Spirit of the Forest, Rainbow Bird, The King and the Seed and Curious Clownfish.To visit Eric Maddern's website click here

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