Maralinga The Anangu Story by Yalata and Oak Valley Communities, Christobel Mattingley
  

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Maralinga The Anangu Story by Yalata and Oak Valley Communities, Christobel Mattingley

'Maralinga - the Anangu Story is our story. We have told it for our children, our grandchildren and their children. We have told it for you.'In words and pictures Yalata and Oak Valley community members, with author Christobel Mattingley, describe what happened in the Maralinga Tjarutja lands of South Australia before the bombs and after.Honour Book, 2010 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Eve Pownall AwardShortlisted, 2010 Australian Educational Publishing Awards, Primary Library Book CategoryShortlisted, 2010 NSW Premier's History Awards (The Young People's History Prize)'a work of great importance: historically significant, informative and movingly vivid' Sydney Morning Herald'beautifully realised...a complex tale is told simply, without sacrificing pathos, force or clarity' The Weekend Australian

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Yalata and Oak Valley Communities:Mima Smart writes: 'Alice Cox, Margaret May, Pansy Woods, Mabel Queama, Marjorie Sandimar, Yvonne Edwards, Mima Smart, Janet May worked as storytellers or translators with Christobel Mattingley to tell the story of what happened at Maralinga. Our story is a very important story that needs to be heard by children and adults across our country. Christobel has added a lot of other stories and information to make a very strong story. We have continued working on the book this year and have just finished another workshop to draw pictures that help tell our story. Dora Queama, Hilda Moodoo, Audra Bridley and Noelene Bridley have helped some of the older ladies to do the paintings.'Christobel Mattingley is the award-winning author of over 40 books, including for Allen and Unwin, Battle Order 204 and Chelonia Green, Champion of Turtles.

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Format

Paperback
72 pages
Interest Age: From 10

Author

Yalata and Oak Valley Communities, Christobel Mattingley
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st April 2012

ISBN

9781742378428


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