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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Little Book of Australian Wildlife
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'Kangaroos, bilbies, echidnas and the mysterious thylacine - Australia's unique wildlife has captured the imaginations of artist, writers, scientist and children since the idea of a Great South Land was first expressed. Featuring poems by 'Banjo' Paterson, Jack Davis, Les Murray and John Foulcher and artwork by John Gould, Conrad Martens and Ebenezer Edward Gostelow, amongst others, this latest addition to the National Library's popular Little Book series celebrates our native fauna.' (Publisher's blurb)


* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,:National Library of Australia , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Night in the Bushi"The undergrowth is rustling with", Jack Davis , single work poetry (p. 5)
Brumby's Runi"It lies beyond the western pines", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry (p. 8)
Lizard and Stonei"A bronze lizard", David Campbell , single work poetry (p. 11)
Benjamin Bandicooti"If you walk in the bush at night,", A. B. Paterson , single work poetry children's (p. 14)
Warrewi"I see him this morning this wallaby,", M. Munganye , single work poetry (p. 17)
Kangaroosi"Brown out of the brown tussock a darker brown", William Hart-Smith , single work poetry (p. 20)
Fruit Bat Colony by Dayi"High above its gloom", Les Murray , single work poetry (p. 21)
Snakei"The tiger snake moves", David Campbell , single work poetry (p. 25)
Echidnai"Commotion in the wood heap", Bettina Cummins , single work poetry (p. 26)
Twenty-Eight Parroti"The comical rolling walk,", Jack Davis , single work poetry (p. 28)
Public Corroboree Songs : Goannai"goanna chases grasshopper", Nunggubuyu People , Mungayana Nundhirribala , single work poetry (p. 31)
Rainbow Lorikeetsi"They're like punks", John Foulcher , single work poetry (p. 32)
Koalasi"Drunk with juice,", Charles Higham , single work poetry (p. 36)
Bilbyi"From out of its burrow deep under the ground,", Ronald Strahan , single work poetry (p. 37)
Thylacinei"I wish, just once, that I had been", Ronald Strahan , single work poetry (p. 41)
Mating Swansi"A pair of black swans on the lake", James McAuley , single work poetry (p. 42)
Bush Scenei"Harsh, dry, abrasive, spiky, rough,", James McAuley , single work poetry (p. 45)

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