The Resource Brindabella, written by Ursula Dubosarsky ; illustrated by Andrew Joyner

Brindabella, written by Ursula Dubosarsky ; illustrated by Andrew Joyner

Label
Brindabella
Title
Brindabella
Statement of responsibility
written by Ursula Dubosarsky ; illustrated by Andrew Joyner
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a story about a boy called Pender and a kangaroo called Brindabella, about how they became friends, and all the things that happened to them because of it. Pender and his father live in an old house made of honey-coloured stone in the bush by the river, with only the company of his father's paintings and the loyal dog, Billy-Bob. Then, on one winter morning, a gunshot amongst the trees changes everything. When Pender rescues Brindabella from the pouch of her murdered mother, an unusual friendship blossoms between the lonely boy and the orphaned joey. But Brindabella is no ordinary kangaroo. And though Pender has saved her life, the untameable wildness of the bush--and freedom--call to her..
Summary
This is a story about a boy called Pender and a kangaroo called Brindabella, about how they became friends, and all the things that happened to them because of it. Pender and his father live in an old house made of honey-coloured stone in the bush by the river, with only the company of his father's paintings and the loyal dog, Billy-Bob. Then, on one winter morning, a gunshot amongst the trees changes everything. When Pender rescues Brindabella from the pouch of her murdered mother, an unusual friendship blossoms between the lonely boy and the orphaned joey. But Brindabella is no ordinary kangaroo. And though Pender has saved her life, the untameable wildness of the bush--and freedom--call to her... Lyrical and unforgettable, Brindabella explores the brutal beauty of the Australian bush
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10684552
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubosarsky, Ursula
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.D8529
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Joyner, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animal rescue
  • Australian fiction
  • Children's stories
  • Country life
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Kangaroos
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Brindabella, written by Ursula Dubosarsky ; illustrated by Andrew Joyner
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=285&titleId=3903938
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1029761468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760635817
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7DC610CE-559A-42F8-8A50-A9386AE43D18
System control number
(OCoLC)1029761468
Label
Brindabella, written by Ursula Dubosarsky ; illustrated by Andrew Joyner
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=285&titleId=3903938
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1029761468
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (190 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760635817
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7DC610CE-559A-42F8-8A50-A9386AE43D18
System control number
(OCoLC)1029761468

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