ForeWord Magazine: "Whether used in an educational setting to teach the diverse animal life and folklore of the often overlooked Australia or simply for the stories themselves, this title will appeal [to those] eager to learn about the kind, mischievous, and secretive sides of Koala." --Angela Leeper. The Dreamtime is Australia's time before time. Animals and birds and plants came into being and took their current forms, and Australia became what it is today--a place of wonder and diversity, populated by unique creatures found nowhere else. This book of Aboriginal stories, retold by award-winning author Lee Barwood,illustrated by Joanne Ehrich and kids of the Central Ohio Art Academy, brings the time of Dreaming to life, from the Great Flood to the story of how the koala lost its tail, these are some glimpses into ancient Aboriginal folklore. Each copy of the book contributes to the Australian Wildlife Hospital, a major project of Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Worldwide Ltd.