The bunyip of Berkeley"s Creek

by Jenny Wagner

Publisher: Bradbury Press in Scarsdale, N.Y

Written in English
Cover of: The bunyip of Berkeley
Published: Pages: 30 Downloads: 621
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Subjects:

  • Bunyips -- Fiction.,
  • Identity -- Fiction.

About the Edition

The creature from Berkely"s Creek thinks he"s a bunyip but no one agrees because bunyips simply don"t exist.

Edition Notes

Statementstory by Jenny Wagner ; pictures by Ron Brooks.
ContributionsBrooks, Ron.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W12425 Bu
The Physical Object
Pagination[30] p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4561696M
ISBN 100878881220
LC Control Number77073826
OCLC/WorldCa3680037

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The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek by Jenny Wagner, illustrated by Ron Brooks is a gentle, humorous story of prejudice, identity and self-acceptance about a mythological Australian creature. Brooks' illustrations are reminiscent at times of Sendak, using a dark engraving style that suits this story well/5.

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Author Jenny Wagner and Illustrator Ron Brooks tell a poignant story of exclusion. Ron Brooks. Ron Brooks has illustrated many children's books, including those considered to be classics of Australian picture book publishing: John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat (first published by Viking in ), and The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek (Viking ).

Both these picture books have earned world-wide recognition and critical praise. Jenny Wagner's _The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek_ is an award-winning picture book from Australia. In it, a Bunyip (an ugly but harmless creature) emerges from the mud of a creek.

Various animals, including a platypus and emu, tell him that a bunyip is by: 4. Jenny Wagner's _The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek_ is an award-winning picture book from Australia.

In it, a Bunyip (an ugly but harmless creature) emerges from the mud of a creek. Various animals, including a platypus and emu, tell him that a bunyip is ugly/5(16).

When the bunyip heaves himself out of Berkeley's Creek, he has no idea what a bunyip really is. So he sets off to find out for himself.

About the Author Jenny Wagner lives with her husband, their dog and three lazy cats in a small Queensland farmhouse that looks like a witch's cottage. The garden is full of possums, lizards, goannas, frogs, scrub turkeys and other Format: Paperback.

This particular bunyip, cast at Meridian Foundry in Victoria, is based on the children’s book The Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek, Jenny Wagner’s story of a creature who rises out of the. Responding to the text Focus of this lesson is storytelling, expression and movement.

The teacher begins by orally telling the story of The Bunyip for Berkeley’s Creek using gesture and expression to relay the different characters. After the storytelling ask students to recall different characters and what they thought about these characters.5/5(3). Ron Brooks has illustrated many children's books, including those considered to be classics of Australian picture book publishing- John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat (first published by Viking in ), and The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek (Viking ).

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I can’t help wondering what a. When the bunyip heaves himself out of Berkeley’s Creek, he has no idea what a bunyip really is. So he sets off to find out for himself. Awards Winner, Children’s Book Council of Australia: Book of the Year (Picture Book) Illustrator Click here to read more about Ron Brooks.

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Though it wasn’t familiar to me, The Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek was a collaboration between the same author and illustrator who created one of my childhood favourites: John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Jenny Wagner wrote the story, with all its existential angst, and illustrator Ron Brooks added his earthy style, creating an atmosphere.

Ron Brooks has illustrated many children's books, including those considered to be classics of Australian picture book publishing:John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat and The Bunyip of Berkeley's these picture books have earned world-wide. Text of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek I(Jenny Wagner)for Readers' Theatre Storyteller 1: Late one night, for no particular reason, Storyteller 2: something stirred in the black mud at the bottom of Berkeley's Creek.

Storyteller 3: The fish swam away in fright, Storyteller 4: And the night birds in the trees hid their heads undertheir wings. The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek won the CBCA award for Best Picture Book in for Jenny Wagner and illustrator Ron Brooks.

When I first saw this book as a young child in our school library, the cover scared me so much I never opened the book. Here is a detailed review of The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek from the UK.

I was interested to read the Kirkus review which seems to have completely missed all the amazing features of this truly special book.

Here is a student made trailer which gives you a good sense of the story if this book is new to you. The bunyip in Berkeley's creek emerges one night, dark and muddy and wondering who he is.

And when a passing platypus proclaims him a bunyip, he wanders on, asking a wallaby, an emu, and a man, in turn, what bunyips look like. All their answers, alas, are unflattering (a judgment verified by the pictures), but that no longer matters when the bunyip comes across another.

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Book Details. ISBN: The bunyip is a large mythical creature from Australian Aboriginal mythology, said to lurk in swamps, billabongs, creeks, riverbeds, and waterholes.

The bunyip was part of traditional Aboriginal beliefs and stories throughout Australia, while its name varied according to tribal nomenclature.

In his book, writer Robert Holden identified at least nine regional Country: Australia. Reviews for The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek The bunyip in Berkeley's creek emerges one night, dark and muddy and wondering who he is.

And when a passing platypus proclaims him a bunyip, he wanders on, asking a wallaby, an emu, and a man, in turn, what bunyips look like.

When the bunyip heaves himself out of Berkeley's Creek, he has no idea what a bunyip really is. So he sets off to find out for himself. 32 pages Paperback Free delivery on online orders of $ or more anywhere in Australia. out of 5 stars The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 July out of 5 stars The Bunyip of Berkeleys Creek. Reviewed in the United States on 31 May Format: Paperback Verified Purchase.

Reading this Australian tale never fails to hold 6 to 9 year old kids spellbound. I love reading aloud to /5(11). When I was a kid, my favourite book, hands down, was a slender, floppy little illustrated paperback called The Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek by Jenny Wagner.

It’s an Australian book. I am not sure how my parents came across it. My friends did not have this book in their homes, so I valued it in part because of its apparent rarity.

The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek and John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat both won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Ward (Picture Books) and are widely considered to be classics. About the illustrator Ron Brooks has illustrated many children's books, including those considered to be classics of Australian picture book.

This resource is an eight page PDF document with activities to do based on the book The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek by Jenny Wagner and Ron Brooks. This document contains six worksheets for activities allow the students to reflect on the story and extend their understanding of the themes.

Melbourne: Puffin Books / Penguin Books, Reprint ed. Paperback square quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minimal edgewear.

Unnum 32 pp. Australian children's picture story about the mythological animal, the bunyip. The creature Book Edition: Reprint Ed. We were pleased to see the Bunyip of Berkeley’s Creek by Jenny Wagner got a mention too!) We looked up Paul Jennings and the Prime Minister’s favourite books among many others.

We also loved the exhibition of children’s picture book artwork, and a display with the puppet from Cat Balloon, on loan from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

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by Jenny Wagner (Hardcover) Feb, Hardcover English.As well as her best-selling novels featuring the nimbin, Jenny Wagner has also written several very successful children's picture books.

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