Purlka ngamaji Kakaji (Big Fat Mummy Goanna)

Emma Bear

Out on a hunting trip a family spies a big goanna. The youngest
son wants to kill it, but his mother says no because it was a
Mummy Goanna. They decide to leave her alone so she can lay
her eggs in a hole by the boab tree. But that night, they all think
about how good it will be when those babies grow up and how
many more goannas there will be to hunt!

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Author Quote
[Purkla] It is our language and our Dreaming
About the Book
This book was produced in worhsops with ILF lifetime ambassador, Alison Lester
Release
May-2022
ISBN
9780648928034
RRP (AUD)
$24.99
Pages
24
Format
Hardback
Category
Australian Animals; Lizard

Emma Bear

Emma Bear lives in Fitzroy Crossing (WA), Purkla ngamaji Kakaji is her first book. This work and Jarrampa by Marshia Cook, were produced in workshops with ILF Lifetime Ambassador, Alison Lester.

Indigenous Literacy Foundation

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) is a national charity working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander remote Communities across Australia. We are Community-led, responding to requests from remote Communities and publishing books created by Community – many in First Languages.

Purlka ngamaji Kakaji (Big Fat Mummy Goanna)
Rights
World ex ANZ
Contact
Nicola Robinson
Email