Sharing Our Stories: The Creation of Trowenna

A Story From the Neunone People of Bruny Island

Author: Liz Thompson
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ISBN: 9781442546899
Format: Hardback
Published: July 2011
Published By: Pearson Education
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Each Sharing Our Stories title focuses on one Indigenous Australian community. The opening of each book is built around a series of photographs describing the local community setting, and establishing the community in a particular place and time. Following this is one story shared by that particular community, which conveys a message connected to the group's traditions or social conventions. The stories are illustrated with paintings and drawings by children from the local community. Using a mixture of traditional and modern-day influences, the artwork brings the stories to life through the children's personal interpretations. This is followed by quotes and photographic portraits of local children and elders. This provides a unique opportunity to meet the community that have shared their story, and to gain insight into what the story means to them. Each book concludes with the story retold in language.
ISBN: 9781442546899
Number of Pages: 24
Format: Hardback
Reading Level: Primary
Published Date: 08-Jul-2011
Dimensions (mm): 285x215mm
Publisher: Pearson Education

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