Children's Books

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  • Minga Readers

    Insect Readers

    A set of 4 readers for early childhood in Noongar language with an accompanying audio CD. The readers come in varying levels of difficulty and have an insect theme. Each reader has 24 pages.

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  • Koorlbardi wer Waardong

    The magpie and the crow

    Koorlbardi wer Waardong tells the story of how the magpie and the crow got their patterns. It is a bilingual children's book in Noongar Balardong and English, and comes with an accompanying audio CD. A talking book DVD in Noongar with English subtitles is also available.

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  • Mirnang Waangkaniny

    Mirnang Waangkaniny tells of five important dreaming stories for the Albany region. The book helps us to learn about Mirnang country, its ancestors and the creation of Albany’s beautiful and unique landscape. This beautifully illustrated book is written in Noongar and English so that the whole community can learn and appreciate the importance of Noongar culture. The author has included images of significant sites so that when you visit these sites you will know a little of their ancestral history.

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  • Ngalang Wongi Ngalang Boodja

    Ngalang Wongi Ngalang Boodja tells eight important dreaming stories belonging to the Noongar Wudjari and Ngatju clans. The stories teach us about the creation of significant sites in the Esperance region, their importance to Wudjari and Ngatu people and why this beautiful country is the way it is today. This beautifully illustrated book is written in Noongar and English so that the whole community can learn and appreciate the importance of Noongar culture.

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  • Naatj ngordo ngany kadak?

    How do I feel?

    A brightly coloured children's book illustrating various feelings and the words used to describe them. This book can be translated into any language for a one-off fee of $80.

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  • Yaringkoorl

    What's this?

    A colourful early childhood book illustrating common opposites and the words used to describe them. This book can be translated into any language for a fee of $80. See also: Yaringkoorl (poster)

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  • Awu Ngawak i Awu Djimbetj Yagatiya

    Mosquito Dreaming

    Mosquito Dreaming tells the story of the events that lead to the mosquito creation sites. It is a bilingual book beautifully illustrated showing the country of the Marri Ngarr Rak Dirrangara people and how the mosquito men came to transform and make their Dreaming sites. The country for Marri Ngarr Rak Dirranga people is on the Moyle Plain in the Wadeye region of the Northern Territory, Australia.

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  • Naatj Boola?

    How Many?

    A brightly coloured, early childhood level book illustrating numbers 1-10, with illustrations by students at Djidi Djidi school in Bunbury, Western Australia.

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  • Kala

    Colours

    A bright book illustrating eleven colours with illustrations by students at Djidi Djidi school in Bunbury, Western Australia.

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  • Kaawar

    Kaawar Jack Williams and Averil Dean Noongar Wilman Kaawar is the story of how the red-capped parrots were scared by the waalitj (eagle) and as they scattered they scraped their legs across a hill in the Stirling Ranges in WA. The marks left by the Kaawar can still be seen, along with the pathways they created through the hills.

    The Noongar people always used these pathways created by the kaawar as they fled from the waalitj. This beautifully illustrated book has an accompanying audio CD with Averil telling the story for her family.

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  • Bindi-Bindi Koondarminy wer Maamoong Waangka

    Butterfly Dreaming and Whale Story

    This beautifully illustrated book tells two important stories about spirit children and how they are tied to the unique Noongar totemic system. The stories help us to understand how Noongar land, plants and animals are interwoven; caring for each other and looking after Noongar spirituality, the matrilineal totemic system and the responsibilities of Noongar culture.

  • Mardang Waakarl-ak

    The journey of the Rainbow Serpent.
    This book contains six Wadjak stories composed by Theresa Walley and illustrated by herself, her daughter Cheryl Martin and granddaughter Biara Martin.
     
    Yok Waakarl wer Yondok – Rainbow Serpent and Crocodile, tells of the creation of the rivers, lakes and waterholes is Wadjak country. It is a story of romance and courage as the mother Rainbow Serpent fights the crocodile from the north to protect Noongar Country. Many Noongar place names are included in this story as we travel with the Waakarl on her journey through Wadjak country.
     

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