Marlies Bugmann

Wearable Art by Marlies Bugmann

Folkart ~ Floral ~ Tasmaniana ~ Gallimaufry
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Companion to
Tazzie Tales of
Sassafras Creek Valley

The companion contains information for the 'grown ups' about the contents of the six young readers novels, but also serves to complement the adventure stories with background information to the individual volumes, two sample chapters, and more.
Tazzie Tales Of Sassafras Creek Valley:

The adventures of
Benjamin Arthurson,
Samantha Hogan,

Geoffrey and Rebecca Smythe-Simmons, as
well as their parents,
grandparents, uncles
and aunties in
Sassafras Creek Valley.

The Specialists listed here, who assisted me with researching Tasmania's (and New Zealand's) wildlife at some time between 2002 and 2006 (depending on subject), are gratefully acknowledged for their assistance, as applicable to original content, and as maintained in the 2017 edition:

Thylacine: Cameron R. Campbell, The Thylacine Museum,

Swift Parrot: Raymond Brereton, Zoologist

Tasmanian Devil / Foxes:

Quolls: Androo Kelly, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Mole Creek,

Wedge-tailed Eagle: Bill Brown, Wildlife Biologist, DPIPWE

New Zealand Raptors: Debbie Stewart MNZM

Tasmanian Micro Bats: Tamara Kabat, Wildlife Specialist.

Guetnachtgschichtli us Auschtralie zum Vorläse; vo de Marlies in Auschtralie för ehri ganz chline Neffe und Nichte i de Schwiz. Gschichtli mit em alte Dingo, em Pippo Possum, Kitty Koala, em Bruno Baumkänguru, Willy Wombat, em Gretli de Blauzungeächse, mit em Polly Pinguin, Eddie Echidna, Henry Emu, Rosie Rosella, Tobi Tasi Tüfel, Beni de Bütelwolf, em Worm im Öpfel, mit em alte Hund Tiny wo em chline Geissbock Noldi vieli Gschichtli verzellt, und vor allem, mit emene Humbeli wo Horus gheisse häd.

Illuschtriert. (Alemannisch, Suisse Allemand, Schwizerduetsch, Swiss German Dialect)

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The History of the Bernese Mountain Dog, Australian Bernese Mountain Dog bloodlines, the purpose of the breed and a 'how-to' care program and health hints for the BMD owner.

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Wafters, Frazzlers & Black Unicorns is an excursion into the fantastic world of fairies and trolls, frazzlers and wafters, sorcerers and dragons, magical and impossible adventures; Peachblossom is the fairy guardian of a garden in Tasmania, the folklore of which gave the two-headed troll, the fairy’s nemesis, his particular and peculiar morphology; members of Tasmania’s fauna and flora have directly and indirectly inspired the features for creatures like the wafter, the frazzler or the golden bird.

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The albums with photographs by David Irwin depict the colourful bird life on a remote, exotic island - Tasmania. (Generous previews on author spotlight.)
Designed, created, and independently published by Marlies Bugmann.
More than 165 drawings, sketches and other pencilwork in two volumes:
My Sketch Book, My Sketch Book 2.
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Extensive previews of the books on the author spotlight @

Winnetou & Other Tales, 2004 - 2017, available  here.

Videos to accompany my English Karl May books on

Marlies Bugmann's Youtube channel.

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