Scaly-tailed Possum and Echidna

Cathy Goonack
Illustrated by Katrina Goonack, Marlene Goonack, Myron Goonack

NOTABLE – Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards

A traditional Dreamtime story that features the scaly-tailed possum only found in a remote part of the Kimberley region of Australia’s north west and the echidna, one of Australia’s most unusual mammals. Illustrated with paintings on silk, the story also tells of the Wandjina, the Creator and Great Spirit of the Wunambal people of the Kimberley.

Magabala Books Teacher Notes

Reading Australia Teacher Resource

  • Author: Cathy Goonack
  • Illustrator: Katrina Goonack, Marlene Goonack, Myron Goonack
  • Published: Jan 2010
  • Size: 158 x 182 mm
  • Pages: 32
  • ISBN: 9781921248160
  • Ages: Lower primary
  • Format: Paperback

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