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Yahoo Creek : an Australian mystery

Author: Tohby Riddle; Peter Williams
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Luminous images accompanied by newspaper extracts dating back to the early 1800s and words by Ngiyampaa Elder Peter Williams explore the ongoing mystery of yahoo encounters. 'He was surprised to observe a hairy human form, about seven feet in height, walking in the bush.'--Queanbeyan Age, 24 August 1886. Throughout the first century or so of Australian settlement by Europeans, the pages of colonial newspapers were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Sophisticated picture books
Fiction
Folklore
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tohby Riddle; Peter Williams
ISBN: 9781760631451 1760631450
OCLC Number: 1089293003
Awards: Short-listed for Speech Pathology Award 2019 (Australia)
Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards 2019 (Australia)
Long-listed for Eight to Ten Years 2020 (Australia)
Long-listed for Best Designed Children's Non-Fiction Illustrated Book 2020 (Australia)
Target Audience: Ages 7-11.
Description: 34 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Tohby Riddle [with Peter Williams].

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Luminous images accompanied by newspaper extracts dating back to the early 1800s and words by Ngiyampaa Elder Peter Williams explore the ongoing mystery of yahoo encounters.  Read more...

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