Children's Books

Colours

A bright book illustrating twelve colours with illustrations by Patsy Mudgedell

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This is Me

My Body Book

This book shows names for parts of the body. Originally published in Luritja and English, it may be produced in any language.

Family Readers Series (English)

This is a series of seven books about family relationships. Each book takes the children on an adventure with a different family member. We see dolphins with Mum at the beach, and go fishing with Dad at the river.

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Dordenap Boodja Wongki

Stories from Bibulmun and Wardandi Country
The fifteen stories in this collection were unearthed from the Battye Library achieves and are a unique compilation of legends from Bibulmun and Wardandi Noongar country documented by Debra Buller-Murphy.

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.
 

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.

Ngalak Waakarl Ngardanginy

We're going on a Rainbow Serpent Hunt
A young boy takes us on an adventure through Noongar country in search of the great Rainbow Serpent. The text invites young readers to join in the adventure as the boy makes his way through tall grass, thick forest, deep rivers and windy country until he reaches the dark, dark cave of the Waakarl. 
 

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Moort

Noongar Family Readers

Noongar Family Readers. This is a series of six books with accompanying audio CD about family relationships. Each book takes the children on an adventure with a different family member. We see dolphins with Mum at the beach, and go fishing with Dad at the river. We get oysters and prawns with Aunty, and Uncle takes us on the train to the football.

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.

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