Our Dreaming
Dub Leffler (Text: Kirlie Saunders)
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
ISBN: 9781742995113
Awards Year: 2023
Category: Picture Book of the Year


Goodjagah, little one,
walk with me ...
I want to tell you our Dreaming
as the Elders told it to me.


The CBCA judges say...

Indigenous words are integrated seamlessly into the English text to create this bilingual cultural celebration. The glossary and pronunciation guide provide non-Indigenous readers the opportunity to learn some Gundungurra. Echidnas are a perfect choice for this slow and contemplative journey of discovery. The Australian life depicted visually is wonderfully realistic, and images provide a range of views to create a strong sense of place. The muted earthy tones of the delicate illustrations reflect the colours of the land and create a gentle mood of wisdom. This book will enrich readers’ understanding and respect of Indigenous culture, history, language and Dreaming.


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