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Jandamarra

Written by Mark Greenwood
Illustrated by Terry Denton
Allen and Unwin
ISBN 978-1-74327-570-0

WAYBRA Picture Book Awards Shortlist
Speech Pathology Awards Shortlist
The Children’s Book Council of Australia, Eve Pownall Award 2014, Shortlist
NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature 2014 shortlist

He emerged from the cave of bats with the name given to him by his people. He was Jandamarra – a man of power who could appear and disappear like a ghost.

Set in the Kimberley region in north-west Australia, this is the story of a young warrior, born to lead. To the settlers he was an outlaw to be hunted. To the Bunuba people, he was a courageous defender of his country.

 

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