New books for primary – June 2012

Boris On Show – Andrew Joyner

Boris is off to the show!

It’s the Hogg Bay Show and Boris is excited. He has entered everything from Best Pumpkin to Best Pet, and he’s even baked his own carrot cake. Boris wants is to win first prize. But Frank the sheep has other ideas . . .

Can Boris save his cake and the Show?

You’ll never be bored when Boris is around! With his big dreams and super-sized imagination, anything is possible – and adventure is guaranteed.

Slow Down Boris! – Andrew Joyner 

Boris is excited!

The whole class is going on a school excursion to the city. They’re visiting the museum, the park and the Road Safety School. There’s so much to see and do, and Boris wants to try everything – including a big red bike that looks like it could go really fast . . .

You’ll never be bored when Boris is around! With his big dreams and super-sized imagination, anything is possible – and adventure is guaranteed.

Sophie Scott Goes South – Alison Lester 

I’m going to Antarctica and I can’t wait!

Sophie Scott is only nine years old, but she’s going to Antarctica on an icebreaker with her dad, the ship’s captain. During the voyage to Mawson Station and back, Sophie keeps a diary. She sees icebergs, penguins, seals and whales. She makes new friends, experiences the southern lights and even becomes stranded in a blizzard!

Children’s Laureate and much-loved picture-book creator Alison Lester travelled to Antarctica as an Antarctic Arts Fellow. Her alter ego, Sophie Scott, goes on the same adventure in a friendly, informative and beautifully presented book that sees the wonder of Antarctica  through a child’s eyes.

A Forest – Marc Martin  

There once was a forest . . .

So begins this timeless and touching story of renewal from one of Australia’s most talented new picture-book creators.

 

 

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