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The rainbow serpent and other stories

Author: Paul Shipton; James Vance Marshall; Fátima García; Pearson Education Ltd.
Publisher: Harlow, England : Pearson Education, 2008.
Series: Penguin active reading., Level 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In an old Australian story, the Rainbow Serpent opened her eyes and looked at the young Earth. There were no animals or birds, no rivers or trees. She said, 'Come, rain.' And the rain came. She said 'Come animals." And the animals came. Then a Man and a Woman came, and the Rainbow Serpent was their teacher. But what did she teach them? And did they listen?
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Shipton; James Vance Marshall; Fátima García; Pearson Education Ltd.
ISBN: 9781405884402 1405884401 9781405867870 1405867876 9781405867863 1405867868
OCLC Number: 299035418
Notes: Reading level: Beginner.
Description: ii, 22 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm + 1 CD-ROM.
Contents: The Rainbow Serpent brings animals onto the Earth --
The kangaroo makes a friend --
The frog finds a voice --
Man listens to the platypus --
The caterpillars answer a difficult question --
A new flower comes to the mountains.
Series Title: Penguin active reading., Level 1.
Responsibility: James Vance Marshall ; retold by Paul Shipton ; [illustrations by Fátima García].

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