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James Vance Marshall - Author

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James Vance Marshall is one of the pseudonyms of English writer Donald Payne. Walkabout was first published in 1959 and later made into a movie starring Jenny Agutter.

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Stories from the Billabong

Stories from the Billabong

Author: James Vance Marshall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2010

Ten of Australia's ancient aboriginal legends, authentically and elegantly retold and illustrated by one of the most well-known artists working in the tradition. Discover how Great Mother Snake created and peopled the world with plants and creatures, what makes Frogs croak, why Kangaroo has a pouch, and just what it is that makes Platypus so special in this impressive collection of illustrated aboriginal legends. With stunning vibrant artwork from aboriginal artist and storyteller Francis Firebrace, whose distinctive, colourful work is known throughout Australia and beyond.

Jewels of the Forest (an Aborigine Tale)

Jewels of the Forest (an Aborigine Tale)

Author: James Vance Marshall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2009

Walkabout

Walkabout

Author: James Vance Marshall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2009

Mary and her young brother Peter are the only survivors of an aircrash in the middle of the Australian outback. Facing death from exhaustion and starvation, they meet an aboriginal boy who helps them to survive, and guides them along their long journey. But a terrible misunderstanding results in a tragedy that neither Mary nor Peter will ever forget . . .

Walkabout

Walkabout

Author: James Vance Marshall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/1979

Mary and her young brother Peter are the only survivors of an aircrash in the middle of the Australian desert. Facing death from exhaustion and starvation, they meet an aboriginal boy who helps them to survive, and guides them along their long journey. But a terrible misunderstanding results in a tragedy that neither Mary nor Peter will ever forget...

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