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Percy Trezise (1923–2005)

Forfatter af The Quinkins

33 Works 380 Members 5 Reviews

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Omfatter også følgende navne: Trezise Percy, P. J. Trezise, Percy J. Trezise

Værker af Percy Trezise

The Quinkins (1978) 39 eksemplarer
Turramulli the giant Quinkin (1982) 28 eksemplarer
The Magic Firesticks (1983) 27 eksemplarer
The Cave Painters (1988) 23 eksemplarer
Banana Bird and the Snake Men (1980) 22 eksemplarer
Land of the Brolga people (2001) 22 eksemplarer
The flying fox warriors (1985) 21 eksemplarer
Land of the Dingo People (2001) 19 eksemplarer
Gidja (1984) 18 eksemplarer
Peopling of Australia (1987) 15 eksemplarer
Lasca and Her Pups (1990) 15 eksemplarer
Dream Road: A Journey of Discovery (1993) 15 eksemplarer
The owl people (1987) 12 eksemplarer
Land of the Magpie Goose People (2001) 12 eksemplarer

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This story was about two group of people, the snake men and the bird men. Each group were men who turned themselves into the different animals when necessary. The snake men killed one of the bird men named Banana Bird and so the rest of the bird men come for revenge. I liked this book in that it is a myth that explains the five rivers in the desert. I enjoyed that the book exposes readers to a story behind the landscape. I believe that children would enjoy the mythical characters who can turn from animals into humans and visa versa. I also believe that children would enjoy hearing the story behind the desert, almost feeling as if they are being let in on a secret of why the land exists. Lastly, enjoyed that there was not much text on each page, allowing the illustrator to present a large picture with each step of the story.… (mere)
jfoti | May 9, 2014 |
SAM Library - Art was great and Z's a fan of the Dreaming myths. For kids who are unfamiliar with Australian mythology, there would be way too much covered without any sort of depth.
beckydj | 1 anden anmeldelse | Mar 31, 2013 |
Trezise, Percy. Land of the Dingo People. Pymble, N.S.W.: HarperCollins, 2001. Print.

This Aboriginal folktale is about 3 lost Aboriginal children that follow the ancient, treacherous paths of their ancestors, back to the lands of their people. Superbly illustrated oil on canvas portrays the children's story perfectly. The book also includes a glossary and an easy to understand map of the children's journey home. "Land of the Dingo People" would be appropriate for the ages of about 7 to 11.… (mere)
SunshyneBuckarma | Jul 25, 2010 |
OakGrove-KFA | Mar 29, 2020 |



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