{epub pdf} Stories from the BillabongAuthor James Vance Marshall – Schematicwiringdiagram.co

From the author of Walkabout come ten of Australia s ancient aboriginal legends, authentically and elegantly retold Here you can discover how Great Mother Snake created and peopled the world with plants and creatures, what makes Frogs croak, why Kangaroo has a pouch, and just what it is that makes Platypus so special The illustrations are by the aboriginal artist and storyteller Francis Firebrace, whose distinctive, colourful work is known throughout Australia and beyondJames Vance Marshall is also published under the names Ian Cameron and Donald Payne His most famous book, Walkabout, was first published as The Children, and was later made into a movie by director Nicholas Roeg His other books include A River Ran Out of Eden, The Lost Ones dramatised by Disney as The Island at the Top of the World and White Out He lives in Dorking, Surrey Francis Firebrace is a Wirrigan man , a name given to a wise Aboriginal elder whose songs, including traditional didgeridoo, retell the old stories and speak of freeing the spirit He is one of Australia s foremost Aboriginal storytellers who has been yarning since he can t remember when and performing at schools, festivals and theatres He is also a highly respected artist whose works have been displayed throughout the world