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ISBN: 9781921888717
Pages: 48
Publication year: 2012
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Emu and the Water Tree

Written by Gladys Milroy

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There was once a time when emus could fly higher than any other bird in Australia. This is the tale of a curious emu, who changed the lives of emus everywhere when he lost the power of flight to a crafty serpent, but discovered his ability to run.

About the Waarda series
Waarda, Nyungar for talking and sharing stories and information, is an exciting children’s series by Indigenous authors. Initiated by renowned Aboriginal artist and writer Sally Morgan, the series was designed to support the literacy needs of Indigenous children in primary school, by making available to them stories written by Indigenous authors. At the same time, it introduces non-Indigenous children to the richness and depth of Aboriginal storytelling. Above all, it is a collection of fun, interesting and diverse first chapter books for new readers.


Pages: 48
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781921888717
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Gladys Milroy

Gladys Milroy is from the Pilbara region in Western Australia. She was born in Perth in 1927 and grew up at the Parkerville Children’s Home. Her people’s country is the Palyku country in the eastern Pilbara.