Australian legendary tales
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LibraryThing
There's some racism (understandable considering when and by whom the stories were collected), but not nearly as much as I would have expected given the subtitle. There's a mix of creation stories and morality tales. The morality tales were especially interesting in that it seemed to me that sharing was emphasized over everything else, including violence and cheating. I enjoyed the collection a lot and I think I would have enjoyed it even more if I was familiar with Australian zoology.
Review: Australian Legendary TalesUser Review - Goodreads
In this collection of folktales there are many lessons that are taught. For example, "Dinewan the Emu and Goomblegubbon the Bustard" shows how jealousy and deceit affects your future and that there ...
Australian Legendary Tales
The Galah and Oolah the Lizard
Gooloo the Magpie and the Wahroogah
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