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NO THARLTA ON THE BUS
A Paakantji Language Book
story and illustrations by Faith Baisden

Paakantji is the languageof the Aboriginal people from Broken Hill, Wilcannia area western New South Wales. This book teaches the names of some favourite animals in a rhyme that will have little ones dancing. If you have an Audio Reader, run it over the pages to hear the sounds.

First edition 2012, card cover, 16 pages, cover illustrations, ISBN 978-0-9805359-1-4

$20.00

MY MATARA LOVE TO CLAP
An Awabakal Language Book
story and illustrations by Faith Baisden

Awabakal is the Aboriginal language from the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Lower Hunter region of New South Wales. This book lets young readers learn Awabakal words for parts of their body in a rhyme that encourages movement and sounds. If you have an Audio Reader, run it over the pages to hear the sounds.

First edition 2011, softcover, 16 pages, colour illustrations, ISBN 978-0-9805359-2-1

$20.00

LENNY AND THE BIG RED KINAN
An Awabakal Language Book
story and illustrations by Faith Baisden

As Lenny takes his walk and collects insects, we learn some of the words that relate to the bush, to the landscape and the little creatures that can be found there. This is a beautifully illustrated childrens book that teaches words from the Awabakal language region of New South Wales. If you have an Audio Reader, run it over the pages to hear the sounds.

First edition 2008, card cover, 16 pages, cover illustrations, ISBN 978-0-9805359-1-4

$20.00

KINGS WITH EMPTY POCKETS
by Herb Wharton

Herb Whartons first scribbled words have led to a literary career that has seen him leave his hometown of Cunnumulla in south-west Queensland and travel the world. A career that has given him much satisfaction and he hopes that the contents of this book of poems and yarns gives the reader food for thought and entertainment.

First edition 2003, card cover, 102 pages, ISBN 0-9581883-4-3

$25.00

IMBA
Tell You a Story
by Herb Wharton

For over forty years working in the cattle industry of Western Queensland Herb Wharton would always say "I'm going to write a story one day about the things that I see happening around me". In this book of short stories Herb Wharton talks about how he began a successful literary career, and some of the stories behind his writings. After having a series of books published by the University of Queensland Press, Herb sees this self-published volume as a milestone in his career.

2003 cardcover, 102 pages, black & white illustrations, glossary ISBN 0-9581883-3-5

$25.00



JOURNEYLINES
by Margo Stanislawska-Birnberg

Margo migrated from Poland in 1963 and has since spent many years in the desert regions of Central Australia spending time with several Aboriginal communities. Her poetry is presented alongside photographs of everyone from singers Ruby Hunter and Archie Roach to artists Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Eunice Napangardi and Mary Dixon Nungarrayi, complemented also by photographs of some of the most inspirational landscapes in the country, from the Tanami Desert, the road to Kintore and the Simpson Desert from the air. She pays tribute to many of the people she encounters on her travels with poems for Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, Pansy Napangati, Lily Hargraves, Edward Blitner, Ada Petyarre, sisters Gloria and Nancy Petyarre and well known artist, the late Emily Kame Knwarreye. The poetry and photographs tell the story of her learning about the land and the traditional owners of the country she and her family have made home.

First edition 2000, hardcase cover, 100 pages, poems, colour photographs
ISBN-1-876622-11-3

$20.00

 

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