Stories from the Billabong



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Stories from the Billabong
James Vance Marshall

A collection of Australia’s ancient aboriginal legends, myth and tales. This book offers ten authentic stories about how the rainbow serpent created and populated the world with plants and creatures, why frogs croak, why the kangaroo has a pouch, and how the crocodile got its scales. The beautiful illustrations that support the stories are drawn by the aboriginal artist and storyteller Francis Firebrace.

/ · · 2010

Critical edition

Marshall, James Vance and Francis Firebrace. Stories from the Billabong. Quarto, 2010. 64 pp., ISBN 9781847801241

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