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y separately published work icon The Two Wallabies : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra single work   picture book   children's   Indigenous story   dreaming story  
Note: The original and adapted illustrations were done by students of Lajamanu Community Education Centre, in the Northern Territory, under the guidance of the Centre's staff.
Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 The Two Wallabies : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra
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'During the Dreaming, two wallabies criss-cross the country, bringing many places and plants into being. But then a flood comes, and one of the wallabies is swept away.' (Publisher's blurb)

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Notes

  • The Two Wallabies is a Dreaming narrative belonging to the Warlpiri people. While copyright of Indigenous Dreamings is communal, Henry Cook Jakamarra (Pardi Pardi) is acknowledged as having special rights in relation to this particular narrative.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kingswood, Mitcham area, Adelaide - South / South East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Working Title Press , 2002 .
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      Extent: 1 v.p.
      Description: illus., map, port.
      Note/s:
      • Maps for this book were provided by Maggie Fletcher, Flinders University Art Museum, SA.
      ISBN: 1876288264
      Series: y separately published work icon Dreaming Narrative Christine Nicholls (editor), Sue Williams (editor), Kingswood : Working Title Press , 2002-2003 22804698 2002 series - publisher picture book children's Indigenous story dreaming story

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Works about this Work

[Review] The Two Wallabies : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra Joan Zahnleiter , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 46 no. 4 2002; (p. 18)

— Review of The Two Wallabies : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra Henry Cook Jakamarra , 2002 single work picture book ; The Pangkarlangu and the Lost Child : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Molly Tasman Napurrurla Molly Tasman Napurrurla , 2002 single work picture book
[Review] The Two Wallabies : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra Lucinda Dodds , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 17 no. 4 2002; (p. 28)

— Review of The Pangkarlangu and the Lost Child : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Molly Tasman Napurrurla Molly Tasman Napurrurla , 2002 single work picture book ; The Two Wallabies : A Dreaming Narrative Belonging to Henry Cook Jakamarra Henry Cook Jakamarra , 2002 single work picture book
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