A wonderful collection of creation stories from Australia, telling how the koala lost his tail, how the kangaroo got her pouch, as well as how the birds got their colours.

Topaz/Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate.

Text Type: Traditional tales from another culture

Curriculum Links:

  • English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions
Published by HarperCollins UK