Aboriginal Stories of Australia
|By||A. W. Reed|
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||197 x 128 x 7 mm (H x W x D)|
|Imprint||Reed New Holland|
|Release Date||1 May 1998|
|Subject Classification||Society & culture: general / Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge / Folklore, myths & legends|
An enthralling collection of Aboriginal traditional tales
Aboriginal Stories of Australia is an enthralling collection of traditional tales that date back to the beginning of time. Learn how Yhi the sun goddess introduced life to the world, why the emu cannot fly and how the kangaroo got its tail. Packed with myths and legends about creation, these stories retell how people and animals were made as well as how the moon and stars came to hang about us.
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.