The Resource Brother Moon, Maree McCarthy Yoelu ; illustrated by Samantha Fry

Brother Moon, Maree McCarthy Yoelu ; illustrated by Samantha Fry

Label
Brother Moon
Title
Brother Moon
Statement of responsibility
Maree McCarthy Yoelu ; illustrated by Samantha Fry
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brother Moon is a powerful story lovingly told by a great-grandfather to his great-grandson. Beneath the dark sky of the Northern Territory, Hippy-Boy is captivated when Great-Grandpa Liman tells him the mysterious story of his brother and how it guides his connection to Country. Great-Grandpa is a masterful storyteller and, as the tale unfolds, he finally reveals his brother is the moon - a wonder of the universe. Hippy-Boy learns how his greatgrandfather uses the phases of the moon when he goes hunting and fishing, and why it is important for us all to have an understanding of the natural world. Liman (Harry Morgan), the author's grandfather, was a respected Wadjigany man - a leader amongst his people and the community. Liman was born at Manjimamany in the Northern Territory in 1916. He was a canoe maker, hunter, community mediator, and a family man who lived off the land and travelled the seas. Liman spoke Batjamalh, his first language, and other languages from the Daly River area
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10848259
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy Yoelu, Maree
Dewey number
A823.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fry, Samantha
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Riddles
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Grandparent and child
  • Human beings
  • Children's stories
  • Moon
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Brother Moon, Maree McCarthy Yoelu ; illustrated by Samantha Fry
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 x 27 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781925936827
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Brother Moon, Maree McCarthy Yoelu ; illustrated by Samantha Fry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
26 x 27 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781925936827
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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