Walking with the Seasons in Kakadu

Walking with the Seasons in Kakadu

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This title is intended for ages 6 and upwards. This sumptuously illustrated book invites children to closely observe the birds, plants, and animals that inhabit the unique environment of Kakadu, in the northern territory of Australia, by presenting the six Aboriginal seasons and their characteristics. Offering a holistic approach to the climate and life in Kakadu, it emphasises making children feel part of the landscape. This book also explores educational themes including seasons in the tropics, stories from the land, cultural and indigenous studies, language studies, and art, with detailed teachers' notes for each.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 241.3 x 281.9 x 10.2mm | 430.92g
  • Allen & Unwin
  • Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1865088676
  • 9781865088679

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What a sensual pleasure it was to read this title! ...Get a copy of this book: it has all the hallmarks of an award-winner!' Lizzie Whyte, Australian Bookseller & Publisher, July 2003Outstanding among the year's picture books an innovative, informative, beautifully illustrated account ' Adelaide Advertiser6/12/03provides a wonderful cross cultural model ' Geographical Education Vol 17, 2004show more

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