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Young Dark Emu: A Truer History

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Published: September 2019
For Ages: Ages 7+
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Published: 27-Sep-2019
Format: Hardback, 80 pages, 240x240mm
ISBN: 9781925360844
Stock Code: 5360844
Product Description

Age range 10

The highly-anticipated junior version of Bruce Pascoe's multi award-winning book.

Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers.

Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly argues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived - a land of cultivated farming areas, productive fisheries, permanent homes, and an understanding of the environment and its natural resources that supported thriving villages across the continent. Young Dark Emu - A Truer History asks young readers to consider a different version of Australia's history pre-European colonisation.



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