Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo
Paperback release of a picture storybook for young children in the 'Clive Eats Alligators' series, first published in 2000. Ernie goes to live in Arnhem Land for a year. He writes letters home to his friends - Clive, Nicky, Rosie, Frank, Tessa and Celeste - telling of his new life in this region of outback Australia and adventures with its Aboriginal children. Includes glossary. Based on the author/illustrator's experiences in Arnhem Land as a guest of the Gunbalanya Community School. Lester has written and illustrated many picture story books, including 'When Frank Was Four' and 'Isabella's Bed'.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MaryEttaJ - LibraryThing
I enjoyed reading this book because it is about a different culture. Ernie has to live in Australia for a whole year while his parents work at a hospital. He writes every friend through out the year ... Read full review
ERNIE DANCES TO THE DIDGERIDOOUser Review - Kirkus
Lester's lively, evocative artwork far outstrips her clunky narrative in this introduction to Australia's northern outback state of Arnhem Land. Young Ernie is off to Arnhem Land to live for a year ... Read full review