Shirley Purdie - My Story, Ngaginybe Jarragbe


Author: Shirley Purdie

I am Shirley Purdie. This is my story. Ngayin-ga Birrmarriyan-nga Berrembi jarragbe ngaginybe.  My mother shows me how to get bushtucker and she shows me how to paint. Now I'm a famous artist.  My paintings are all over the world hanging in important places. Happy times. 

Told in English and Gija, this is the story of Shirley Purdie, famous Gija artist, as told through her paintings. 

*Shortlisted for the 2021 CBCA Award for New Illustrator*
*Shortlisted for the WA Premier's Book Awards: Premier's Prize for Writing for Children*