123 Turtles and Geckos: A Counting Book for Kids
Join Yolŋu artist Ms N. Yunupiŋu and her granddaughter Siena Mayutu Wurmarri Stubbs on a counting adventure across Country, spotting animals of Arnhem Land and learning Yolŋu Matha, the language of the Yolŋu people, along the way. With a simple narrative and colourful illustrations celebrating the artist’s distinctive works, this bilingual board book introduces young children to numbers up to five and makes counting fun.
This book is a collaboration between Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre and the National Gallery of Victoria.
Suitable for ages 0–3
About the artist: Yolŋu artist Ms N. Yunupiŋu lived and worked in Yirrkala, North-East Arnhem Land. Her works often include animals found in the lands and waters around Yirrkala and her homeland, Biranybirany, East Arnhem Land.
About the author: Siena Mayutu Wurmarri Stubbs is a Yolŋu author and artist. She draws inspiration from her culture and her connections to the land, including her homeland, Bawaka, East Arnhem Land.