Malu Kangaroo

Malu Kangaroo : How the First Children Learnt to Surf

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A modern indigenous story told in the traditional style combining Dreamtime legend and contemporary imagery. With beautiful, evocative text and vibrant, intricate illustrations it tells the story of how people first learnt to surf. Ages 3+.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 218 x 284 x 10mm | 421.84g
  • Australia
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1921272023
  • 9781921272028
  • 357,922

About Bronwyn Bancroft

Judith Morecroft grew up in East Gippsland. She worked for many years in teaching and in educational administration. Nowadays she lives on the Mornington Peninsula with her husband and has two children and two grandchildren. Malu Kangaroo is her first published children's story. Bronwyn Bancroft is an Aboriginal artist and designer whose artworks have been collected and shown by galleries throughout Australia and around the world. A descendant of the Bundjalung people, Bronwyn has illustrated several children's books, including Big Rain Coming (by Katrina Germein) and Patterns of Australia (published by Little Hare Books).
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Review quote

"This evocative picture book saturates the senses as surely as rain does parched earth." --"Publishers Weekly" on "Big Rain Coming"
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16 ratings
3.37 out of 5 stars
5 12% (2)
4 38% (6)
3 25% (4)
2 25% (4)
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