I Got This Hat by Kate and Jol Temple and Jon Foye has been selected as next year’s National Simultaneous Storytime 2016

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

I Spy A Great Reader

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 Virtual Author Excursions 2013 TERM 1

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