Napangardi's Bush Tucker Walk

Illustration of young Aboriginal boy with a coolamon (an indigenous carryi

Paperback - August 2012 - AU $5.50 On sale until 10-Oct usually AU $18.50

A delightful illustrated bush narrative featuring Australian animals and bush tucker.

Napangardi's Bush Tucker Walk is a delightful bush narrative featuring Australian animals and tucker, with gorgeous illustrations throughout. The story is told in such a way as to delight young children through repetitive phrases and humour, all while informing readers about the culture of contemporary Indigenous Australians. Some Alyawarr words for bush tucker and animals are listed on the inner back cover. Alyawarr is spoken in the Northern Territory and in far west Queensland. + Full description

Reading age: 5-9 years old

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Paperback | August 2012 | $ 18.50
ISBN: 9780980796926 | 20 pages | 210 x 285 mm
Publisher: Lyndall Stavrou and Jann Forge


Lyndall Stavrou runs a small independent publishing business established in 2010. After many years in remote locations in the Northern Territory, she now lives in Northern Victoria. She has written and published four children's picture books which celebrate contemporary Indigenous culture: Baby Bilby and the Wildcat, Yellow Dog, Napangardi's Bush Tucker Walk, and Ninu Easter Bilby.

The stories are entertaining narratives into which Lyndall weaves her knowledge of the Outback environment. Her Illustrators Jann Forge and Jenny Taylor provide colourful images that support the texts. Lyndall's books are gaining wide recognition among early childhood booksellers and public organisations.