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y separately published work icon Malu Kangaroo : How the First Children Learnt to Surf single work   picture book   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Malu Kangaroo : How the First Children Learnt to Surf
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'Described by the author as a modern myth, Malu Kangaroo is a poignant story which tells of how people first learnt to surf. Malu Kangaroo, a kangaroo spirit, carves a piece of wood and takes it to some children playing on a beach. He floats it on the water and shows them how to use it. The children learn to balance and guide the board through the waves, "riding the high crests" and "flying before the crashing breakers". With beautiful, evocative text and vibrant, intricate illustrations by acclaimed indigenous artist Bronwyn Bancroft, Malu Kangaroo combines Dreamtime and contemporary imagery.' Source: Publishers blurb (Sighted 19/08/2009).

Exhibitions

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Surry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Little Hare Books , 2007 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Publication due July 2007.
      ISBN: 1921272023 (hbk.), 9781921272028 (hbk.)
    • Surry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Little Hare Books , 2018 .
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      Extent: 34 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 31 August 2018

      ISBN: 9781921272516 (pbk), 1921272511 (pbk)
Alternative title: Kenguru Malu : kako so se prvi otroci naučili deskanja na vodi
Language: Slovenian
    • Ljubljana,
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      Slovenia,
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      Eastern Europe, Europe,
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      Družba Piano ,
      2010 .
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      Extent: 33 p.p.
      ISBN: 9789616693370, 9616693379

Works about this Work

In Answer To the Question - WHY? 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 51 no. 4 2007; (p. 11-14)
[Untitled] Moira Robinson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 22 no. 4 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Malu Kangaroo : How the First Children Learnt to Surf Judith Morecroft , 2007 single work picture book
Untitled Margaret Hamilton , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April/May vol. 86 no. 8 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of Malu Kangaroo : How the First Children Learnt to Surf Judith Morecroft , 2007 single work picture book
Untitled Margaret Hamilton , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April/May vol. 86 no. 8 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of Malu Kangaroo : How the First Children Learnt to Surf Judith Morecroft , 2007 single work picture book
[Untitled] Moira Robinson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 22 no. 4 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Malu Kangaroo : How the First Children Learnt to Surf Judith Morecroft , 2007 single work picture book
In Answer To the Question - WHY? 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 51 no. 4 2007; (p. 11-14)
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