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Ennui and the New Canoe with Charlie Kite Indigenous Australian in Kakadu By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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This is a story about an original Australian an aborigine named Charlie Kite and a crocodile called Ennui, who form a partnership and sign a contract. This provides Ennui with paid employment at the... More > rate of $15 per day, a lot of money for a crocodile! He is supposed to swim out to Charlie's Kakadu Cruiser and scare the tourists by snapping at them with his mighty jaws while they shoots lots of photos and videos! All goes well for a while....until Ennui becomes bored stiff with the repetitiveness of it all, not to mention the lack of job fulfillment! All would be lost....then the day is saved when Ennui discovers his latent potential as a boat builder extraordinaire! A story that reminds children not to waste their talents, to believe in themselves, have faith and courage to do what is best for them, despite others' expectations of them, to develop to the best of their abilities and reach their full potential in life.< Less
Song of the North _ A Unique Adventure in Prose and Verse By Bob Morrow
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The unique culture, heritage and rugged natural beauty of Northern Australia are brought to life upon these pages through a collection of prose and poetry whose themes and imagery are synonymous with... More > the character of Australia’s vast territory north of the Tropic of Capricorn. Evocative, humorous and dramatic, SONG OF THE NORTH is Morrow's tribute to the timeless beauty of Australia’s North, its indigenous culture and memorable pioneering era, and a class of people whose like may never come again. The works are available for recital purposes (contact publisher). More information about the history of the works and the author can be found at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Song-of-The-North-Bob-Morrow/205303393903< Less
So Deep My Love By Bea Eschen
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A dream that takes us into the mystical world of the Aborigines. A discovery that amazes us. A love we long for. Michael Sturm, a German archaeologist, comes to northern Australia to investigate... More > bones of human historical significance. Then he meets Brolga, the woman of his dreams, and his life changes fundamentally.< Less
Sleepy Lizard Down Under By suzanne klotz
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This book is a cultural tribute to Nalka Mourindjerar (Nahl-kah more-un-jah-ree). Nalka Mourindjerar was the “Keeper of the Stories and Legends” of the Ngarrindjeri South Australian... More > Aborigines. In 1990, he entrusted the passing of his Stories on to me, officially designating me as the last Keeper of the Stories and Legends of the Ngarrindjeri South Australian Aborigines. This book contains previously undocumented Stories and Legends of the South Australian Ngarrindjeris, the art they produced and my experience working with them in the Riverland.< Less
SISTER FLORENCE By The Abbotts
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SISTER FLORENCE The Outback Nurse This is the charming story of Sister Florence an Australian Aborigine Nurse who is the indomitable force behind the Cribbs Creek Community Hospital. Sister Florence... More > meets all challenges head on with humour and kindness whether it be the training of a new rebellious nurse, searching for lost relatives, dealing with the amorous advances of the local police sergeant or entertaining visiting royalty. Sister Florence is a gem and a delightful read! 251 Pages. Pocket Size. Large Print.< Less
Ennui and the New Canoe (from Kakadu) (Featuring Charlie Kite, Indigenous Australian) By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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This is a story about an original Australian, an aborigine called Charlie Kite, (whose family name was derived from that of the wetlands bird of the Kakadu, the Whistling Kite, that lived on the... More > billabong where he was born), and a crocodile, called Ennui. As the name implies, Ennui, after a brilliant, and therefore promising, start to his career, finds he has a problem working long-term for Charlie, in the tourist industry. His talents lie dormant, and he becomes unhappy and lazy, not fulfilling his contractual obligations to Charlie. Eventually Ennui discovers his true potential as a boat builder extraordinaire, and his inner conflict is resolved. The situation is not only sorted out to everyone's satisfaction, but what emerges is an even more mutually profitable and fulfilling business partnership than the one before. A story that reminds children not to waste their talents, or to leave them undeveloped, but instead have faith and belief in themselves, and to follow their dreams, no matter what.< Less
Ennui and the New Canoe (From Kakadu) By Pamela Lillian Valemont & Keith Brooker
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This is a story about an original Australian, an aborigine called Charlie Kite, (whose family name was derived from that of the wetlands bird of the Kakadu, the Whistling Kite, that lived on the... More > billabong where he was born), and a crocodile, called Ennui. As the name implies, Ennui, after a brilliant, and therefore promising, start to his career, finds he has a problem working long-term for Charlie, in the tourist industry. His talents lie dormant, and he becomes unhappy and lazy, not fulfilling his contractual obligations to Charlie. Eventually Ennui discovers his true potential as a boat builder extraordinaire, and his inner conflict is resolved. The situation is not only sorted out to everyone's satisfaction, but what emerges is an even more mutually profitable and fulfilling business partnership than the one before. A story that reminds children not to waste their talents, or to leave them undeveloped, but instead have faith and belief in themselves, and to follow their dreams, no matter what.< Less
Creature of an Ancient Dreaming By Graham Wilson
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A fisherman finds an unidentified head in a waterhole in Northern Australia. It seems to belong to a huge and ancient crocodile living there that does not want to let it go. The police investigate... More > and are awed by this crocodile. What appeared to be a crocodile attack turns into murder. Who is this victim? No one seems to know. This book follows the consequences of the actions of Susan, an English backpacker, who comes to Australia in the previous book and gets caught in a terrifying relationship. She escapes and her future seems bright. But slowly and inexorably the truth of what happened in Australia emerges. The police have her photo. They are closing in on her identity. It seems to Susan that the malevolent spirit of the crocodile which pursued her in the first book is slowly taking her over and consuming her mind. She must make terrible choices to save herself and her sanity and avoid another betrayal. She has her former lover's diary, she hopes it holds the key.< Less
Ennui and the New Canoe in Kakadu By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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This is a story about an original Australian - an aborigine called Charlie Kite, (whose family name was derived from that of the wetlands bird of the Kakadu, the Whistling Kite, that lived on the... More > billabong where he was born), and a crocodile, called Ennui. As the name implies, Ennui, after a brilliant, and therefore, promising start to his career, finds he has a problem working long-term for Charlie, in the tourist industry. His talents lie dormant, and he becomes unhappy and lazy, not fulfilling his contractual obligations to Charlie. Eventually Ennui discovers his true potential as a boat builder extraordinaire, and his inner conflict is resolved. A story that reminds children to be true to themselves.< Less
Tagged By Luke Fuller
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In a rural Australian town, budding teenage film director Tag Speare lives his life through a camera lens. Battling a racist town, an absent father and a torrid rugby league game, Tag discovers that... More > life is not like the movies and Hollywood rarely prepares you for the head high tackles. 'Romeo and Juliet' for rural Australia, 'Tagged' is an honest portrayal of teenage life...its loves, battles and revelations. 'Tagged' combines popular film, teenage love and rugby league into a tale sure to appeal to teenagers and adults alike.< Less

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