Literacy & Numeracy

Miwal ga Djambuwal

Spirit Woman and Spirit Boy

Miwal ga Djambuwal is a story from the Marrangu Djinang people of Central Arnhem Land which tells the travels of a Spirit Woman (Miwal) and a Spirit Boy (Djambuwal) through Marrangu Djinang country, naming places, looking for sugarbag, hunting frill-necked lizard, and meeting other Spirit figures such as the Djangkawu Sisters who play a central role in Yolngu mythology. Featuring original illustrations by the book's author, Stanley Rankin, this version is presented in Djinang and English languages and includes a word list.

A set of English alphabet flashcards featuring vibrant illustrations by Gulumerrdjin (Larrakia) artist Jason Lee. The flashcards are based on the Darwin alphabet frieze: http://batchelorpress.com/node/401, and also include the Larrakia language names for many of the illustrations which depict animals found in Gulumerrdjin country.  The set includes 27 cards laminated both sides for extra durability; dimensions: 17.58 x 12.57cm.  Image shown for one card, with the back of each card featuring Jason Lee's bidjipidji (dragonfly) motif in connection with his Dreaming.
A Darwin alphabet frieze featuring the vibrant illustrations of Gulumerrdjin (Larrakia) artist Jason Lee.  The animals in the frieze all belong to Gulumerrdjin country and the Larrakia words for many of them are also included. The frieze is laminated both sides for extra durability and measures almost four metres long and 22 centimetres high. Each frieze comes in a custom, stickered tube and makes a beautiful addition to any Top End classroom or home. The frieze is accompanied by a set of flaschards (sold separately): http://batchelorpress.com/node/402 Image shown is a detail.
A series of flashcards to accompany the Kriol elfabet sound chart and Kriol elfabet frieze recently updated and developed with the Meigim Kriol Strongbala program at the Ngukkur community, south-east Arnhem Land. Each set features 35 cards, laminated both sides for extra durability; dimensions: 12.57 x 17.58cm.  Kriol elfabet frieze: http://batchelorpress.com/node/399; Kriol Sound Chart poster: http://batchelorpress.com/node/387 Image shows front and back of one card.
A Kriol elfabet frieze based on the Kriol Sound Chart poster (http://batchelorpress.com/node/387) recently updated and developed with the Meigim Kriol Strongbala program in the Ngukkur community, NT. The frieze is laminated both sides for extra durability and measures almost five metres in length and approx. 20 centimetres high. It comes packaged in a custom, stickered tube. A handsome addition to the Kriol learning classroom or for those with an interest in Top End Aboriginal languages. The frieze is also complemented by a set of Kriol elfabet flaschards (sold separately): http://batchelorpress.com/node/400 Image shown is a detail.      
An updated colourful Kriol sound chart with words and pictures to illustrate each sound. The poster has been developed with the Meigim Kriol Strongbala program in the Ngukurr community.  For more details visit:  https://meigimkriolstrongbala.org.au/en_au/resource/kriol-elfabet-poster/ 
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Ngany Me

My Body Book

This book shows names for parts of the body in Noongar. This book is based on a previous publication designed by the staff at the Titjikala Childcare Centre in 2005

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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 and now also in Noongar.

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