Monthly Archives: June 2012

Andy Roid Book Trailer #2 – Felice Arena

The first two books in the Andy Roid Series by Felice Arena have been a huge success with both boys and girls aged 9 – 12. Feedback from kids, parents, teachers’ and librarians has been overwhelmingly positive! Today, we are … Continue reading

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Great Author Websites #8 – Gabrielle Wang

Author websites are a valuable and often underused resource for teachers’. They are valuable because they can be a treasure trove of anecdotal information to share with students about the author or illustrator and more often than not, will have … Continue reading

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Great Author Websites #7 – Gus Gordon

It is with great excitement we are able to announce as part of our series on Great Author Websites, that Gus Gordon’s brand new site is now live! Gus Gordon is well-known and much-loved for his endearing and joyful illustrations … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Short and Long lists…

There have been a plethora of Awards announcing their short-lists/long-lists in the past month and here at Penguin Teachers’ Corner, we would like to take a moment to say a huge CONGRATULATIONS to our authors and illustrators on their list success. Below you … Continue reading

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Battle of the Jade Horse by Alison Lloyd – Review by Finn Clifford

We welcome student reviews here at Penguin Teachers’ Corner Blog and are delighted to share with you our most recent student review from Finn – aged 12. I have to admit this is now easily one of my favourite books. It … Continue reading

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Great Author Websites #6 – Graeme Base

Graeme Base is well-known and much-loved for his breathtaking illustrations and interactive nature of his picture books. His website is no exception. Packed to the rafters with activities, quests, quizzes and information, Graeme’s website is sure to keep your students … Continue reading

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Great Author Websites #5 – Oliver Phommavanh

Next up for great author websites, Oliver Phommavanh. Oliver has become well know with readers as the “funny guy with all the toys” and students will enjoy Oliver’s comprehensive and fun website. With separate pages for each book and handy … Continue reading

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