Aboriginal Myths Tales of the Dreamtime

Aboriginal Myths Tales of the Dreamtime

Wondrous  World of Weeds

Wondrous World of Weeds

Aboriginal Myths, Legends and Fables

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By A. W. Reed
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 440
Book Size 22 x 129 x 191 mm (H x W x D)
Imprint Reed New Holland
Release Date 1 Feb 1999
Subject Classification Society & culture: general / Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge / Folklore, myths & legends

Aboriginal Myths, Legends & Fables presents a wealth of poetic and imaginative tales from Aboriginal cultural heritage. While retelling the stories simply, this book captures the mystical bonds that exist between Aboriginal people, their environment and the spirit life of the Dreamtime. Each story provides the reader with an insight into the fascinating beliefs of one of the oldest living cultures on Earth. 

A. W. Reed

Alexander Wyclif Reed, also known as Clif Reed and A. W. Reed, (7 March 1908 – 19 October 1979) was aprolific New Zealand publisher and author.

With his uncle Alfred he established the publishing firm A. H. & A. W. Reed. As an author he was known most commonly as A. W. Reed. Reed wrote many books on topics such as myths, language and place names of both Māoriand Australian Aboriginal cultures.