Ernie Dingo: King Of The Kids: An Australian's Story

Ernie Dingo has become a popular household name across Australia because of his ongoing television work This book, written by his wife, tells the story of the lives of Ernie and his family Written in an accessible and charming way, Ernie s biography is warm and affectionate and captivating for young readers but it will also enchant adults because of the way it revealsErnie Dingo has become a popular household name across Australia because of his ongoing television work This book, written by his wife, tells the story of the lives of Ernie and his family Written in an accessible and charming way, Ernie s biography is warm and affectionate and captivating for young readers but it will also enchant adults because of the way it reveals the racial prejudice that is clearly endemic across Australia The book presents the prejudice faced by Ernie s family members in a no nonsense and non threatening way Children will be eager to discuss the fairness of various situations and to offer their own alternative behaviours Aside from one reference to breast feeding, the book contains no adult concepts or language Its main strength comes from the non threatening way that it presents discrimination and shows Ernie as a good natured and optimistic role model for anyone who has been a victim of prejudice or who has aimed for a goal His and Sally s inter racial marriage also demonstrates the sensitivities that highlight their cultural divide Ernie Dingo is a good book for opening classroom discussion about discrimination, difference and respect for others Suitable for children around 12 15 years old.
Ernie Dingo King Of The Kids An Australian s Story Ernie Dingo has become a popular household name across Australia because of his ongoing television work This book written by his wife tells the story of the lives of Ernie and his family Written in

  • Title: Ernie Dingo: King Of The Kids: An Australian's Story
  • Author: Sally Dingo
  • ISBN: 9781740517102
  • Page: 102
  • Format: None
  • 1 thought on “Ernie Dingo: King Of The Kids: An Australian's Story”

    1. Being a kid's book, it was a very quick read and very clearly abridged.I never realised that Ernie Dingo had had such a difficult childhood and young adulthood

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