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Jarjum Stories

State Library Queensland

19th October - 10th May

Jarjum Stories is a free family exhibition celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s books and storytelling.

Revisit some of your childhood favourites – The Rainbow Serpent, Stradbroke Dreamtime and The Legends of Moonie Jarl – as well as some of the earliest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s books published in Queensland.

This colourful showcase highlights the role of storytelling in sharing language, cultural knowledge and moral lessons across generations.

See the world through the eyes of jarjum in the exploration of stories created with children across Queensland including a bilingual Yugambeh story book. And experience The Very Hungry Caterpillar through its many translations into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.

Throughout the showcase period, there are also special Reading Nook activities to join, which capture the imagination of children and adults alike. This exhibition is part of State Library of Queensland's celebrations for the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages.

Image: From The crocodile, 1987, Gregory Omeenyo; illustration by Brett Snook based on original children's illustrations.

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