Aboriginal stories

Aboriginal stories

Banjo Paterson's Poems of the Bush

Banjo Paterson's Poems of the Bush

Aboriginal Stories of Australia

$22.99
ISBN
9781876334178
More Information
By A. W. Reed
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 108
Book Size 7 x 129 x 197 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.