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'From the Torres Strait comes this moving story about Dabu, a shy baby dugong, and his family, the great dugong herd, as they face the dangers of sea life and the traditional hunters that roam their feeding grounds.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)
Prequel to Dabu Grows Up.
Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of
yDabu Grows Up : The Tale of a DugongSelena Solomon,
Broome:Magabala Books,2002Z9880112002single work picture book children's 'Set in the tropical waters of the Torres Strait, Dabu Grows Up tells what happens to Dabu, a young dugong, after his mother is taken by hunters. Dabu learns about life, respect of the natural world, loneliness and friendship as he explores a tropical reef, finally deciding that to survive he must return to his herd.' Book Jacket.