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Author: Alison Lester
ISBN13: 978-0618104420
Title: Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo: For the Children of Gunbalanya
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Language: English
Category: Geography and Cultures
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (March 1, 2001)
Pages: 32

Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo: For the Children of Gunbalanya by Alison Lester

A fantastic story to introduce children to life in Arnhem Landing the Northern Territory in Australia.

For the Children of Gunbalanya. Author: Alison Lester. Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Category: Juvenile Fiction. Page: 32. View: 3009. When Ernie leaves the city and goes to live in the Aboriginal reserve of Arnhem Land, he sends letters to his old classmates describing the activities of his new friends. Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo. Author: Alison Lester,Gunbalanya Community School (Arnhem Land). Children will delight in Alison Lester s cheerful artwork and simple text that is filled with familiarity. Celeste Sails to Spain is an interactive book that depicts seven children happy in their own uniqueness. Author: Pamela Allen. Publisher: Picture Puffin. Category: Children's stories.

Oct 14, 2009 Amy Stipp rated it really liked it. Shelves:. Cute! Great for learning about the land of Arnhem. There is a forward in the front explaining about the book and the different seasons in the land. Then there is a glossary at the end giving meanings and explanations of terms used throughout the book. A great book to expose your child to the activities and lifestyle of children in Arnhem Land, in the Australian Outback through the eyes of Ernie who moves there for a year while his parents work at a hospital. Feb 23, 2019 Janice rated it it was amazing.

Alison Jean Lester AM (born 17 November 1952) is an Australian author and illustrator who has published over 25 children's picture books and two young adult novels; The Quickstand Pony and The Snow Pony. In 2005 Lester won the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year for her children's book, Are We There Yet?: A Journey around Australia. Her books have been published worldwide. Her picture book, Clive Eats Alligators was commended in the Australian Picture Book of the Year Awards 1986, Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo was short-listed in 2000 for the same award and her experience-based picture book, The Journey Home, was honoured by the judges in 1990. Her novel, The Quicksand Pony, was named a CBCA Notable Book in 1997. Children's Book of the Year Award: Picture Book for Are We There Yet?

of Gunbalanya, Alison Lester. Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin C. 2000. Subjects: Arnhem Land (. Aboriginal Australians - Fiction.

Alison Lester visited Arnhem Land in 1996 and 1997 as a guest of the Gunbalanya Community School with her friend and fellow author Liz Honey. Together they worked with staff and students of the school to produce poems, plays, puppets and paintings. Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo is based on a story the upper Primary students made about their lives, called We Love Gunbalanya About the author. Alison Lester is one of Australia s most popular children s authors and illustrators. didgeridoo, retrieved 8 April 2019. Knowledge is better when your friends know too. Published 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston. Juvenile fiction, Internet Archive Wishlist, Letters, Aboriginal Australians, Fiction.

it is now time to give Nikki her chance to shine! Adventures in another culture. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 16 years ago. This book is about a little boy who fly to Australia where his parents are working. He sends letters to his classmates home in America to let them know of all the things he is doing. My girls loved the story. A very cute book for learning about another culture, in this case the Aborigines of Australia.

Lester's watercolor and fine black-line creations are crisp and engaging. They portray happy children having fun and at the same time convey a wealth of information about life in Arnhem Land. This is a nicely designed, informative, and enjoyable addition, perfect for use with multicultural units. An author's note, glossary, and pronunciation guide are included. The gang from Celeste Sails to Spain (1999) and other adventures returns in this entertaining picture book. This time the friends bid farewell to Ernie as he departs for a year's stay in Arnhem Land, an aboriginal reserve in Australia's Northern Territory. Ernie writes each of his six friends a letter describing one of Arnhem Land's six seasons and relating the activities of his new friends.

Ernie dances to the didgeridoo: For the children of Gunbalanya. Ernie dances to the didgeridoo: For the children of Gunbalanya. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. The garbage king. The book focuses on contemporary children's and young adult literature set in Africa, examining issues regarding colonialism, the politics of representation, and the challenges posed to both "insiders" and "outsiders" writing about Africa for children.

When Ernie leaves the city and goes to live in Arnhem Land in the Australian outback, he sends letters to his old classmates--Rosie, Frank, Tessa, Nicky, Clive, and Celeste--describing the activities of his new friends.
Reviews: 2
All Alison Lester books are fantastic, very Aussie-centric too
We have had so much fun reading these books over the years...with each new release we have enjoyed them all over again. Even though my kids have long outgrown them from an age perspecitve, we still joke about when Nikki will get her own title! Ms. Lester...you have given Frank, Clive, Rosie, Tessa, Celeste and Ernie their time in the limelight...it is now time to give Nikki her chance to shine!