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Children of the dark people an Australian story for young people by Frank Dalby Davison

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Published by Angus and Robertson in Sydney, Australia] .
Written in English


  • Folklore -- Australia

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Edition Notes

Grades 5-9

The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22772467M

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The dark peeks around the corner and waits behind the door, and you can see the dark up in the sky almost every night, gazing down at you as you gaze up at the stars. Without a creaky roof, the rain would fall on your bed, and without a smooth, cold window, you could never see outside, and without a set of stairs, you could never go into the /5.   Children of the Dark People Frank Dalby Davison Paperback published January Released on: Janu A skillful blend of fantasy and adventure, in a story with the superstitions and folk material of primitive Australia well demonstrated. One feels an identity of folk lore and the routine of primitive life, up against forces of nature over which they had little control and no understanding. Decorations as chapter heads in a delicate wood cut style, by Pixie O'Harris. Get this from a library! Children of the dark people: an Australian folktale. [Frank Dalby Davison; Pixie O'Harris] -- Story of two children who became lost in the bush; Fairytales and mythology; Popular account of Aboriginal way of life.