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Gregg Dreise

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Penguin
02 March 2021
ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- Joyful and welcoming, this fine book for primary age children is an invitation to learn from and celebrate Indigenous culture and diversity. The simple text has non-forced rhymes and reiterates all the things to respect and be thankful to, from Father Sky and Mother Earth, through to the Elders who share their wisdom and love. Colourful and expressive illustrations showcase the author's Kamilaroi indigenous heritage and contribute to the big-hearted inclusiveness of this Welcome to Country.  Lindy Jones

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A wonderful companion to Gregg Dreise's highly acclaimed My Culture and Me, this joyful picture book celebrates Australia's Indigenous heritage and the diversity we enjoy today.

Hello and welcome to our corroboree. Hello and welcome to our gathering. Father Sky, Mother Earth, together here with me. Different colours, different people, together in harmony. 
By:   Gregg Dreise
Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 1mm,  Width: 1mm, 
Weight:   1g
ISBN:   9781760898328
ISBN 10:   1760898325
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   02 March 2021
Recommended Age:   From 6 to 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Gregg Dreise grew up in south-west Queensland in a large family that loves music, art, sport, culture and family. He is very proud of his Kamilaroi and Euahlayi heritage. The Kamilaroi and Euahlayi peoples' lands extend from south-west Queensland into north-west New South Wales. Culture, music and storytelling have run through his family's blood since time began. Gregg is a talented storyteller who uses didgeridoos, guitars, laughter and high-energy performances to pass on culture, unity and wisdom through his educational talks. He is on a journey to get right around Australia to share his stories and learn more about the ancient and diverse histories and cultures of this beautiful country. He is fully aware that all of our cultural roots help strengthen the assortment of unique and proud Australians that we all become.

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