Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2008
Illustrator: Francis Firebrace
Reading Level: 5.0
Aboriginal Australians, Legends, Mythology, Porquoi
Includes ten Australian Aboriginal stories, including "The Rainbow Serpent and the Story of Creation", "How the Kangaroo Got Her Pouch", "Why Frogs Can Only Croak", "Why Brolgas Dance", "Why the Platypus is Such a Special Creature", "The Mountain Rose", "The Two Moths and the Flowers of the Mountain", "How the Crocodile Got its Scales", "The Lizard-Man and the Creation of Uluru", and "The Butterflies and the Mystery of Death". After each story, factual information regarding the topic is presented. A Glossary, information about the Aboriginal people, and pictures and labels of Aboriginal symbols and their meaning are also included.