Monthly Archives: December 2011

Jeff Kinney Virtually Live!

Watch Jeff Kinney talk to hundreds of kids in the UK.  Find out how Greg was born, where the “cheese touch” idea came from and what it was like to see the characters come to life on the big screen. … Continue reading

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Review – Audition by Saskia Ward Kehoe

Review by Julie Hogan from Robert Townson High School in NSW. Sixteen year old Sara is a gifted ballet dancer living in small townVermontwhen she wins a scholarship at the Jersey Ballet.  She moves toJerseyand here begins a new life … Continue reading

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New Books for Secondary – December, 2011

Legend by Marie Lu Once known as the western coast of the United States, the Republic is now a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors, the Colonies. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic’s wealthiest districts, … Continue reading

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New Books for Primary – December, 2011

Tales from Moominvalley by Tove Jansson If you found a tiny golden dragon with green paws, would you know what to do with it?  And suppose Too-ticky brought you an invisible child, would you know how to make her visible … Continue reading

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John Green reads Chapter 2 of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

Last month we announced the very exciting news that we will be publishing John Green’s new novel The Fault in Our Stars in January. Now you can watch John read the second chapter.  

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Teachers’ Notes – ‘When We Were Two’ by Robert Newton

Teacher’s notes are now available for Robert Newton’s When We Were Two. Dan had to go, He felt he had no choice, but leaving home was never going to be easy . . . Dan and his brother Eddie take … Continue reading

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