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Dingo : the dog who conquered a continent / Jackie French.

Dingo : the dog who conquered a continent / Jackie French.
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ISBN 9780732293116
Name French, Jackie
Title Dingo : the dog who conquered a continent / Jackie French.
Published Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 2012.
Description 165 p. : ill.
Series The animal stars 6
Notes On cover: A boy, a dog and the strange, wild world of ancient Australia.
Summary Summary: All of Australia's dingoes may be descended from one south-east Asian 'rubbish dog' who arrived here over 5,000 years ago. This is a story about the first dingo. It is also the story of Loa, who heads off across the sea in his canoe when the girl he loves marries another. He takes only his spears and a 'rubbish dog', one of the scavengers from around the camp to eat if he gets hungry, or to throw to threatening sharks or crocodiles. But when a storm blows boy and dog out to sea, both must learn to survive in a strange new world as partners - and even as friends. (Back cover)
Subjects Dingoes -- Fiction
Children, Aboriginal -- Fiction
Survival -- Fiction
Animal-human relationships -- Fiction
Australian stories
Dingoes
Aboriginal peoples
Children
Survival
Animal behaviour
Fiction
Australian literature
Series Animal stars ;
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