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Item:282883575715Welcome To Country By Aunty Joy Murphy Hardcover Wurundjeri + FREE TEACHERS PACKThis stunning picture book by Aunty Joy Murphy and illustrated by Lisa Kennedy has both beautiful words and illustrations making it one of the top picture books for exploring indigenous culture. Aunty Jo Murphy invites us to recognise the traditional lands in a way that is relevant to young children. She is easily relatable in the way she writes about the land and the animals and I have found that her words help focus and calm the most anxious of children.The book is focused around the Wurundjeri land which is found throughout Melbourne and some parts of Victoria. See the map to see which parts of Victoria is part of the Wurrundjeri land.Welcome to the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People. We are part of this land and the land is part of us. This is where we come from. Wominjeka Wurundjeri balluk yearmenn koondee bik. Welcome to Country.32 Pages and measures 29cm x 25cmGreat for 3 - 8 year olds.RRP $24.95 in stores This stunning Picture Book comes with a Teachers Pack by walker books including:•Teachers notes featuring 40 suggested activities, discussion points, curriculum topics and themes. •3 handouts. •1 quiz. •Australian Curriculum Overview. •suggested further readings and incursions. •(Please note that the 22 page Teachers Pack is emailed digitally) About the author Joy Murphy Wandin AO is the Senior Aboriginal Elder of the Wurundjeri People of Melbourne and surrounds. We show respect for her and other Elders by calling them Aunty or Uncle. Aunty Joy has had numerous government appointments including as a member of the Equal Opportunity Commission of Victoria and of the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal. She is a storyteller and a writer and is passionate about using story to bring people together and as a conduit for understanding Aboriginal culture. Welcome to Country is her first book. About the illustrator Lisa Kennedy is descendant of the Trawlwoolway People on the north-east coast of Tasmania. Lisa was born in Melbourne and as a child lived close to the Maribyrnong River. Here she experienced the gradual restoration of the natural river environment alongside cultural regeneration and reclamation. Through sense of place she feels connected to the Wurundjeri country and all that entails — the water, the land, the animals and the ancestors. The experience of loss and reclamation is embedded in her work. Welcome to Country is her first title with Black Dog Books.Condition:Brand new, Author:Joy Murphy, Publication Year:2016, Age Level:Age 3 - 8, Special Attributes:Dust Jacket, ISBN:9781922244871, Format:Hardcover, Language:English, Subject:Picture Books
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Welcome To Country By Aunty Joy Murphy Hardcover Wurundjeri + FREE TEACHERS PACK