The Mark of the Wagarl

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Magabala Books, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 27 pages
Maadjit Wagarl is the sacred water snake and guardian spirit of all the rivers and fresh waters of Australias Nyoongar Country. In this beautifully illustrated childrens book, Lorna Little, a Nyoongar elder, and Janice Lyndon, a Nyoongar artist, share the cultural story of how a little boy questioned the wisdom of his elders and why he received the Wagarl for his totem. This book has been recognized as a NOTABLE book by the Childrens Book Council of Australia Awards in the category of: Book of the Year: Younger Readers. The Childrens Book Council of Australia Awards are the most prestigious childrens book awards in Australia

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