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The legend of the seven sisters : a traditional aboriginal story from Western Australia

Author: May L O'Brien
Publisher: Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Colorfully illustrated aboriginal story adapted for young readers. Tells the story of the group of stars called the seven sisters and why the seventh star always appears behind the others. Includes short notes to the story and a glossary of aboriginal words. The author was awarded the British Empire Medal for her contribution to aboriginal education.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: May L O'Brien
ISBN: 0855752165 9780855752163
OCLC Number: 23693093
Description: 21 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 30 cm
Responsibility: written by May L. O'Brien ; illustrated by Sue Wyatt.

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Colorfully illustrated aboriginal story adapted for young readers. Tells the story of the group of stars called the seven sisters and why the seventh star always appears behind the others. Includes short notes to the story and a glossary of aboriginal words. The author was awarded the British Empire Medal for her contribution to aboriginal education.

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