Publisher details

Shake a Leg
Boori Pryor, Jan Ormerod
Allen & Unwin
Children’s Picture Book
01 October, 2010


From pizza shop to bora ground, here is a joyous celebration of food, dance and cultural understanding.

When three young boys go to a pizza parlour and meet an Aboriginal chef who can speak Italian and make a deadly pizza, they're in for a surprise!All you fellas watching, come up, join in, warrima.Clap your hands, little ones.Stamp your feet, nannas.Get down and dance, you smart young things, mummas and daddas.Let's get the whole town dancing!Boori Monty Pryor is a storyteller, dancer, writer and educator, and Jan Ormerod is an internationally acclaimed picture-book author and illustrator. This glorious book is the first one they have cooked up together.
Jan Ormerod
About the author

Jan Ormerod

Jan Ormerod grew up in Western Australia, and as a child she was constantly drawing. After becoming a mother, Jan turned to children's book illustration. Her first book, Sunshine, won awards around the world. She has since had over 50 books published, including Moonlight, Lizzie Nonsense and Water Witcher.

Books by Jan Ormerod

Boori Pryor
About the author

Boori Pryor

Boori Pryor is from North Queensland. His mother's people are Kunggandji and his father is from the Birra-gubba Nation. Boori is a performer, storyteller and writer.

Books by Boori Pryor

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