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Australian Legendary Tales: Dinewan the Emu, and Goomblegubbon the Bustard

Language:
English
Genres:
Fiction & Literature, Childrens Fiction, Travel & Adventure, Fantasy

Catherine "Katie" Langloh Parker (1 May 1856 – 27 March 1940) was born at Australia and lived in New South Wales. She is well-known for her recording the folk stories of the Aboriginal people. Her collection was one of the first attempts of researching Aboriginal people's folk, beliefs and short stories of north-west New South Wales. She is best known by her books such a “Australian Legendary Tales”, “Tales of the Dreamtime”, “Wise Women of the Dreamtime” and other. “Dinewan the Emu, and Goomblegubbon the Bustard” is a story from K. Langloh Parker's Australian Legendary Tales written in 1897. This short story is about Dinewan the Emu, who was avowed as a king of birds; And about Goomblegubbon the Bustard who was jealous to this status. But Dinewan the Emu was jealous to Bustard's wings too. How would the problem be settle? What would happen with characters at this folk story?

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