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Published by Hutchinson Australia .
Written in English

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Number of Pages142
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Open LibraryOL22368810M
ISBN 100091574404

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The nargun is a rock-like being disturbed by a bulldozer and grader. The boy who lives on his family's station discovers that this ancient being has woken up and is not in a good mood. A pot-koorock - a mischievious but helpful froglike creature comes to talk to him and tells him about the nargun/5(12). Condition: Very Good. The Nargun and the Stars This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book .   The Nargun And The Stars tells the story of a modern day, but recently orphaned, boy coming to live in a remote Australian valley where he searches for a place free from the depredation of mankind and its machinery. On his quest he discovers a variety of ancient Dreamtime creatures including the ominous stone Nargun. Rich in mythology, The Nargun and the Stars evokes an image of this land and its people, and carries an environmental message that is as important and relevant today as it was thirty years ago. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review4/5(4).

She was also a four-time winner of the Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Award- in for The Crooked Snake, in for The Nargun and the Stars, in for The Ice Is Coming and in for A Little Fear. Patricia passed away in /5(7).   The Nargun and the Stars is probably the best written of Wrightson’s books, and I scheduled it as a family read aloud as part of Jemimah’s AO8. It’s the story of Simon Brent, who is sent to live with his elderly cousins, Charlie and Edie, on the death of his parents in a car accident.   out of 5 stars The Nargun and the Stars. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 May Verified Purchase. I read this book several decades ago and found it to be fascinating even though I was a little young to understand all that was going on. So I was delighted to find it still in print and bought another copy - not sure what became of the /5(15). If there is a The Nargun and the Stars SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below. Among the summaries and analysis available for The Nargun and the Stars, there are 1 Full Study Guide, 1 Short Summary and 2 Book Reviews.

The Nargun and the Stars is a touching story about a recently orphaned boy, Simon, and his quest for a place free from the depredation of mankind and its machinery. Simon's adventure involves conflict with the Nargun, a stone creature that is indestructible. A Nargun, according to Gunai/Kurnai tribal legends, a fierce half-human half-stone creature that lived in the Den of Nargun, a cave under a rock overhang behind a small waterfall located in the Mitchell River National Park, Victoria, Australia. Aboriginal legend describes the Nargun as a beast entirely made of stone except for its hands, arms and breast.   The Nargun is a creature drawn from tribal legends of the Gunai or Kurnai people of the area now known as the Mitchell River National Park in Victoria. Other creatures featured in the story include the mischievous green-scaled water-spirit Potkoorok, the /10(7). The Nargun and the stars by Patricia Wrightson; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fantasy, Fiction; Places: Australia; Times: s.