How the turtle got his shell

$24.95

How did turtle get his shell? Why do young koalas cling to their mothers' backs? How was the mighty Murray River created? Ten witty retellings of legends, some of them from the Yorta Yorta people, to delight readers of all ages.

About the Author

James Vance Marshall is also published under the names Ian Cameron and Donald Payne. His most famous book, Walkabout, was first published as The Children, and was later made into a movie by the director Nicholas Roeg. His other books include A River Ran Out of Eden, The Lost Ones (dramatised by Disney as The Island at the Top of the World) and White-Out. He lives in Dorking, Surrey.

About the Illustrator

Francis Firebrace grew up in the Australian bush where he would travel by horse and cart and follow the banks of the Murray-Darling Basin. He began his school education at the age of 7, but left seven years later and started work as a sheep and cattle stockman. At the age of 29 he moved to Canberra to begin a new chapter in his life - to become a film maker. Francis has had some success within the film industry as 5 of his films are in the national film archives in Canberra and won in 1976 the International Moomba top 10 award, which was awarded to his film Give my regards to the Devil. While living in the Whitsundays Islands from 1984 to the 90's he began telling his own stories to tourists. These stories took him on a new journey that saw him travelling from country to country.

Suitable for 8+ 

Delays

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Why? It's a combination of the highest volume of packages ever being sent, staff having to isolate, covid cases shutting warehouses. 
The good news? We're absolutely still processing orders within normal time frames our end and we are always here to help with any issues or questions you may have.


Australia

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International

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Free Shipping Promotion over $99 does not apply for International orders.

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Although a large country, Australia is very far from the rest of the world and we have tried to keep our shipping costs down. We are not responsible for packages that go astray due to wrong postal addresses given. We cannot guarantee delivery within a set time frame due to various postal systems. Delivery time frames can vary from 10 days to 3 weeks, depending upon location. Please note that Kakadu Plum Co. is not responsible for any duties or taxes charged by your country of shipping. Deliveries may be subject to random custom checks. 

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Heat Policy For Chocolate

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