Category: Australia

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THE FLOOD (Australian Legends) by C. W. Peck

The natives of the head waters of the Murray River, or as it is more correctly called, the Hume River, had a story of a Deluge. Whether this is identical with our Biblical story...

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THE GREAT RED ENEMY (PICCANINNIES BY ISABEL MAUD PEACOCKE)

One day one of those tiresome picnic parties came again to the bush, and after a great deal of stupid and rather terrifying noise, during which every Piccaninny and Bush Baby and all the...

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HOHERIA BLOSSOM (PICCANINNIES BY ISABEL MAUD PEACOCKE)

Do you know the Lovely Ladies of the Bush? They swing on the tips of the Hoheria tree, with their floating white gowns and tossing silvery ringlets, and are so light and graceful that...

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Bush Babies – KOWHAI BLOSSOM (PICCANINNIES BY ISABEL MAUD PEACOCKE)

The Bush Babies lieIn cradles of gold;They haven’t a stitch,But they never take cold;For the golden flowers,And the golden sun,And the golden smilesUpon everyone—Keep the world warm and brightAnd flooded with lightFor the Bush...