Living in the Australian Outback

Living in the Australian Outback

by Jane Bingham
     
 

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What are the hundreds of dreaming tracks in the desert? What happens at a corroboree? What would you do with a witchetty grub? Many Australian Aboriginal people live in the enormous region called the Central Desert in Australia. There are a lot of weird and wonderful things in the desert including giant blood-red rocks, wallabies, carpet snakes, and honey ants.

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What are the hundreds of dreaming tracks in the desert? What happens at a corroboree? What would you do with a witchetty grub? Many Australian Aboriginal people live in the enormous region called the Central Desert in Australia. There are a lot of weird and wonderful things in the desert including giant blood-red rocks, wallabies, carpet snakes, and honey ants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410928221
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
World Cultures
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Jane Bingham is an experienced writer for young adults. She has written over 100 nonfiction books on a variety of topics. Jane has a first class degree in English Literature and an M. Phil in History of Art and is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. She has two sons and three stepsons and lives in Oxford, England.

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