With school holidays drawing to a close across Australia, we've assembled some fantastic author interviews to help you start the new term in the right way! For secondary students and modern history buffs comes James Moloney's newest novel, The Love That I Have. James explained the origin of this WWII romance in this letter. For … Continue reading August resource pack
If you're one of many teachers across the country that are excited about National Science Week, you'll likely be planning the best way to bring the experience into the classroom. We've put together a long list of books suitable to early readers, primary students and older readers which cover a range of topics, from space … Continue reading Classroom inspiration – National Science Week
A book is the richest, most compelling way to relive 60,000 years of history; to experience anguish, ice ages or war in the safety of the pages; to teach empathy and compassion; to provide knowledge and its context. Jackie French is a beloved Australian author who has inspired generations of Australian to explore the … Continue reading WIN a collection of Jackie French secondary books!
Jackie French has advocated for matching a child with their 'magic book' for a long time. She speaks about the concept of the 'magic book' as the one that turns non-readers into readers. You know you've found it when a child holds it close to them and doesn't want to let it go. When … Continue reading WIN a collection of Jackie French primary books!
National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books. Now in its 16th successful year, it is a colourful, vibrant, fun event that aims to promote the value of reading and literacy, using an Australian children's book that explores age-appropriate themes, and addresses key learning areas … Continue reading I Got This Hat by Kate and Jol Temple and Jon Foye has been selected as next year’s National Simultaneous Storytime 2016
Preview HarperCollins education titles, teacher resources & author events for 2015. Bruce Whatley & Libby Hathorn will be guest speakers at the event as well as a special introduction by CDP Productions and monkey baa theatre company to their new adaptation of May Gibbs' quintessentially Australian classic Snugglepot and Cuddlepie! Q&A session with Abdi Aden, Abdi's … Continue reading 2015 Education Preview
Celebrate Senior Australian of the Year Jackie French with these specially priced ebooks available at all good e-tailers Jackie French has been a tireless campaigner and advocate for the benefits of reading throughout her lifetime, especially for children with learning difficulties, and we are lucky to have such a strong … Continue reading “A book can change the world.”
Australian Children's Laureate, book lover and dyslexia sufferer Jackie French gives a wonderful insight into how you can help your child discover a world of books. Does your child love books, but can't stay still long enough to focus on reading one? Would you like to improve your child's reading ability? Don't know where to begin to stimulate a greater love of reading in your child? Award-winning author Jackie French knows what it is to struggle with reading and literacy. Drawing on her own experience with dyslexia, Jackie has written this book to help parents identify the possible reading difficulties their children may have. All children learn differently, and Jackie offers many fun and rewarding way s to help launch your child into literacy. These include games for coordination, concentration and focus as well as helpful steps to kickstart your child into reading and to foster a life-long love of books. I SPY A GREAT READER is filled with a wealth of advice, anecdotes and activities - it's a book every parent should
HarperCollins Publishers in conjunction with Electroboard offers a wide range of FREE Author and Illustrator programs and resources to help educators interactively connect, successfully share content and collaborate with students and colleagues globally. Today's digitally connected world presents challenges and opportunities never seen before. Video Conferencing is making it easier for authors and illustrators to … Continue reading HarperCollins Virtual Author Excursions 2013 TERM 1