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y Meralte : An Epic Story of the Northern Stars single work   prose   Indigenous story   children's  
Alternative title: Meralte the Boat
Note: Authenticated by Janis Koolmateri.
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Meralte is the story of Lake Eyre filling with water and two children who set out on a 700km trek to acquire a meralte (boat) for their people.' (Source: AIATSIS website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kurralta Park, West Torrens area, Adelaide - South West, Adelaide, South Australia,: JB Books , 2003 .
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      Extent: 96p, [4] p. of platesp.
      Description: illus. (some col.), maps
      Note/s:
      • Two Appendices, one gives the phonetics of names and the other gives the background story to Meralte.
      • The author has composed songs based on the book for a theatrical production. Copies of the words and music are available by request to JB Publishing.
      • Mr Kevin Harris provided the maps for this publication.
      ISBN: 1876622466

Works about this Work

Untitled Lucy Sussex , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 February 2004; (p. 8)

— Review of Meralte : An Epic Story of the Northern Stars Graham Jenkin Janis Koolmateri 2003 single work prose
Untitled Kevin Brophy , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 48 no. 2 2004; (p. 15)

— Review of Meralte : An Epic Story of the Northern Stars Graham Jenkin Janis Koolmateri 2003 single work prose
Untitled Lucy Sussex , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 February 2004; (p. 8)

— Review of Meralte : An Epic Story of the Northern Stars Graham Jenkin Janis Koolmateri 2003 single work prose
Untitled Kevin Brophy , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 48 no. 2 2004; (p. 15)

— Review of Meralte : An Epic Story of the Northern Stars Graham Jenkin Janis Koolmateri 2003 single work prose
Last amended 16 Jun 2014 12:50:55
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  • Lake Eyre, Far North South Australia, South Australia,
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