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y separately published work icon Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo single work   picture book   children's   Indigenous story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

' Bip the bungaroo has a wonderful SNAP that delights all the animals who come to the billabong to drink but there is trouble when Mother Kangaroo borrows the SNAP one day. A simple friendly tale with vivid illustrations in a contemporary Aboriginal style.' The Source database.

Notes

  • The word 'bungaroo' is the name commonly used by the Nadjan and Djirubal people of Far North Queensland for turtle.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 1990 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Magabala Books
      Extent: 34p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Reprinted: 1993
      ISBN: 1875641084 (pbk), 095881015X
    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2009 .
      image of person or book cover 6333563684637899061.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 36p.
      Edition info: New ed.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 9781921248078 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Dianne Bates , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Books Buzz , June no. 9 2009; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo Narelle McRobbie , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Margot Tyrrell , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 6 no. 3 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo Narelle McRobbie , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Elspeth Cameron , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 3 1991; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo Narelle McRobbie , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Elspeth Cameron , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 3 1991; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo Narelle McRobbie , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Margot Tyrrell , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 6 no. 3 1991; (p. 26)

— Review of Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo Narelle McRobbie , 1990 single work picture book
Untitled Dianne Bates , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Books Buzz , June no. 9 2009; (p. 10-11)

— Review of Bip, the Snapping Bungaroo Narelle McRobbie , 1990 single work picture book

Awards

1991 winner Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards Crichton Award Won by Grace Fielding for the illustrations.
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