Author Archives: PTC

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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Paper Cuts 2014 –  Book Trailer and Book Cover Design Competition

 Secondary school students are invited to enter an exciting new competition to celebrate the importance of reading for literacy development and enjoyment. Paper Cuts 2014 is a great opportunity for creative students who are interested in art or media to … Continue reading

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National Simultaneous Storytime 2014

Its here! National Simultaneous Storytime is this Wednesday – May 21st 2014!Penguin Books Australia is thrilled to be participating in NSS 2014 and we wish to thank those of you sharing this charming story about Eric the boy who had Too Many … Continue reading

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New books for school -April/May 2014

APRIL  Max by MARC MARTIN Max and Bob are old friends. Max helps out in Bob’s shop, and in the evenings they go fishing together. Until one summer, when everything changes . . . From the winner of the 2013 Crichton … Continue reading

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Event: Loyal Creatures with Morris Gleitzman

The Centre for Youth Literature and Penguin Teachers’ Academy present Tuesday 10 June, 10am – 11am Wednesday 11 June, 10am – 11am The Courtyard, State Library of Victoria Cost: $7.70 per person Bookings: Book online (Tues/Wed) or (03) 8664 7555 Beloved children’s writer Morris … Continue reading

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Professional Learning Event with Susan McLean and Hamish Curry

Penguin Teachers’ Academy Presents – Susan McLean in conversation with Hamish Curry. Susan McLean is Australia’s foremost expert in the area of cyber safety and young people. She was a member of Victoria Police for 27 years and in 1994 … Continue reading

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Who Lives Here? Update

 Penguin Group is delighted to announce the release of two brand new scenes in the Who Lives Here? App for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod® touch, one of which is our very own Australian Outback! Available now on the App Store®. Designed by … Continue reading

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Penguin Teacher’s Academy Upcoming Events May 2014

Penguin Teachers’ Academy and Museums Victoria Present Free Teacher Professional Learning at Melbourne Museum Penguin Books Australia and Penguin Teachers’ Academy introduce Lance Weiler – thought leader, University lecturer, co-creator of Connected Sparks and Lyka’s Adventure. Register for a unique … Continue reading

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