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Little Bird's day
Little Bird's day
Morgan, Sally2019
A simple, universal story of a day in the life of Little Bird as she sings the world alive, flies with Cloud, travels with Wind, nestles with Moon and dreams of flying among the stars. Sally Morgan's beautiful words and Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr's sensitive artwork combine to make this a beautiful, distinctive publication with global appeal. Johnny infuses his illustrations with his fine-art aesthetic, his traditional motifs and a quirky sense of humour.
Main title:
Little Bird's day / Sally Morgan ; illustrated by Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr.
Broome, WA : Magabala Books, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr is a Yolnu man from the Ganalbingu clan and is known for his paintings of Ganalbingu song lines as well as his mother's Wa╠łgilak clan stories. Along with other members of his clan, Johnny keeps culture strong through painting, song, dance and ceremony. He travelled to Canberra in 2000 and performed at the official opening of Aboriginal Modern Worlds exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia. Johnny lives in the remote East Arnhem Land community of Gapuwiyak, where he is Chair of the Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts Aboriginal Corporation.
Winner: Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryJunior Picture BooksMOnloan - Due: 10 Mar 2021
Brighton LibraryJunior Picture BooksMOnloan - Due: 22 Mar 2021
Brighton LibraryJunior Picture BooksMOnloan - Due: 23 Mar 2021