Australians across the country will rejoice at the news that the beloved children's book, Diary of a Wombat, is coming to the stage - again! In 2017, over 50,000 people saw this stunning production based on the multi-award-winning picture book by Australian Children’s Laureate (2014/15), Jackie French and illustrator, Bruce Whatley. Meet Mothball, the naughtiest … Continue reading Diary of a Wombat set to entertain schoolchildren during the July school holidays
Meet Lottie Perkins! My name's Charlotte, but you can call me Lottie. I'm a movie star. At least, that's my thing this week. Charlotte Perkins is seven years old and can't wait to grow up - if only she could decide what she wanted to be! Emerging readers will fall in love with this … Continue reading WIN a set of Lottie Perkins books for your school library
If I Was Prime Minister, by Beck and Robin Feiner WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WERE PRIME MINISTER? The Prime Minister's job is to make our country as good as it can be. But every Prime Minister Australia has ever had has been a grown-up! What if the grown-ups weren't in charge? What … Continue reading WIN a copy of If I Was Prime Minister for your class!
Welcome to The Great Tiger Tea Party, a chance for everyone to experience the magic of the tiger at teatime! Host your own Tiger Tea Party, we will send you a Great Tiger Tea Party Kit, a copy of The Tiger Who Came to Tea Party Book plus a copy of The Tiger Who Came … Continue reading Host your own Great Tiger Tea Party
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of Paddington, the much-loved bear from Darkest Peru, with this brand new picture book Paddington at St Paul’s, along with the reissued anniversary-edition collection. Scroll down to see the full list of delightful new Paddington covers. For your chance to go into the draw to win a copy of Paddington … Continue reading WIN the Paddington 60th Anniversary collection
Dear Teachers & Librarians, Like you, we are always looking for students to discover their perfect book! We are hoping you will take part in our Reading Project commencing Week 1 Term 3, 2018. We will send you a copy of your choice of the 4 books promoted, plus 25 chapter samplers for your students … Continue reading The Reading Project 2018
His Name Was Walter by Emily Rodda ISBN 9781460756188 August 2018 RRP 22.99 From Australia's favourite storyteller comes a story, within a story, that shows us the extraordinary power of true love and solves a decades-old mystery. While on a history excursion, an ill-assorted group of four kids and their teacher are left on a … Continue reading The Reading Project 2018: All four books on offer
Take a few minutes to learn some parenting tips from Dr Justin Coulson, hear about the illustrative process of Beck Feiner, and meet young Australian author Eliza Henry-Jones. 10 things every parent should know…about technology We spoke to young author Eliza Henry-Jones about her new ya novel, p is for pearl Explore … Continue reading Enjoy this month’s exclusive Teachers’ Hub resources
The school year has started (Already?! Wasn't Christmas only a few days ago?) and schedules are quickly filling up. For parents, there might be nerves about the first day of school for young ones, or the hectic last year of school for teenagers. For students, this might not be their favourite time of year at all. … Continue reading Get the right start to the year with these resources!
At a certain point during every round of school holidays, parents have exhausted all interesting ideas and children are bored beyond belief. That point might be now, or it might be approaching rapidly. Fear not – we’ve got a wonderful list of school holiday activities that will entertain a wide range of ages. Whether your … Continue reading Reclaim the School Holidays with These Awesome Activities