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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte
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On Country: The Stories of Nyrlotte is a beautiful collection of childhood memories brimming with adventure, family relationships and customs set on Cape York. The story revolves around Nyrlotte, a mischievous and enquiring young, Alngith girl who lives with her extended family on Wik country. Nyrlotte's generous and wise granny helps keep her safe from danger, while teaching the inquisitive Nyrlotte about her culture and traditions. Nyrlotte's journey is one of discovery, a little naughtiness and a lot of love from Granny and Daddy Old Man. (UQP blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: To the children of the Western Cape. In memory of my sissy Nyrlotte. In memory of all my grannies who share their knowledge and an offering to children everywhere.
  • Author's note: This series of Nyrlotte's adventures is based on genuine events and practices done by Alngith and Liningithi people of the Western Cape region, and also neighbouring tribes of the area. The storyline has also been derived from a recollection of memories based on the author' childhood.

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Works about this Work

Untitled Jean Stretch , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 1 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 45)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jo Coward , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 21 no. 3 2006; (p. 35)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Elspeth Cameron , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 50 no. 3 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Elspeth Cameron , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 50 no. 3 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jo Coward , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 21 no. 3 2006; (p. 35)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jean Stretch , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 1 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
Untitled Jean Yates , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Books from Our Backyard : Must-Read Books from Queensland 2006; (p. 45)

— Review of On Country : The Stories of Nyrlotte Fiona Doyle , 2006 single work children's fiction
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