Everything you need to understand or teach The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett.
In a broad parody of Australian culture, Terry Pratchett's The Last Continent follows the hapless wizard Rincewind around Fourecks, fulfilling the quest assigned him by the Creator—to bring back The Wet—while his colleagues from Unseen University enter a time/space anomaly to search for him.
Marooned on parched, barren Fourecks at the close of the novel Interesting Times, hapless Rincewind the Wizzard manages to nourish himself in the waterholes into which he regularly stumbles. He assumes that he is just lucky, but is, in fact, being watched over by the local Creator through the efforts of The Trickster. The Creator wants Rincewind to return The Wet to the continent, ending a drought that is threatening all life. The Trickster comes and goes via primitive paintings on rock walls, most often appearing as Scrappy, a talking kangaroo, who says that the drawings are 30,000 old, yet...
The Last Continent: A Discworld Novel Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including: