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Can you help Lyka?

We know many of you have embraced Lyka, our little robot scientist with the big heart, and taken her and her message into your homes, libraries and classrooms. After her whirlwind Australian tour, where Lyka visited with hundreds of students … Continue reading

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The Wimpy Kid READ-A-THON!

To celebrate the upcoming release of The Long Haul (book 9) in the phenomenally popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, we are hosting The Wimpy Kid Read-a-thon! To help inspire your students to read, revisit or introduce a friend … Continue reading

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Stuff Happens

Four boys, four stories, four great Australian writers in an important new series Stuff happens sometimes. Everyday stuff. At school, at home, with sport, with mates. STUFF HAPPENS is a contemporary reflected reality fiction series for young boys aged 7 to … Continue reading

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New books for school – August/September 2014

We have some beautiful new books to share with you, suitable for all ages, for the months of August and September. We hope you enjoy sharing them with your students. If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to get … Continue reading

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Book Week 2014

Book Week 2014 is fast approaching and to celebrate, we are sharing a handy list and links to resources for the Penguin books, both notable and short-listed for the Book of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced during Book … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf – July 2014 OUT NOW!

We are delighted to bring you our very latest edition of Off the Shelf! We have a jam packed edition for you this quarter and we hope you enjoy reading Issue 12. You can download Off the Shelf in the … Continue reading

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New books for school – June/July 2014

I Am Cow Hear Me Moo ILLUSTRATOR: GUS GORDON/ AUTHOR: JILL ESBAUM Best-selling author, Jill Esbaum, and celebrated illustrator, Gus Gordon, team up for this funny and oddly reassuring rhyming romp about the brilliantly brave . . . Nadine the Cow. Nadine … Continue reading

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