Monthly Archives: December 2012

Graeme Base Sand Sculptures in Frankston

When Graeme Base first published his book The Sign of the Seahorse he wouldn’t have imagined a musical version would be performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. But it was in 2003, and now it is being immortalised in sand at the … Continue reading

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December 2012 edition of Off the Shelf

As the year draws to a close, we hope you will enjoy our very last edition of Off the Shelf 2012. It has been a pleasure putting this publication together and we look forward to bringing you more exciting articles, news … Continue reading

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We LOVE Student Reviews!

We love receiving student reviews here at Penguin Teachers’, because ultimately, the most valuable feedback comes to us from the people the books are designed for. Stephen James works tirelessly with students to provide reviews of children’s and YA books on the website YARR-A Young Adult Reader Reviews … Continue reading

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Penguin Teachers’ Academy Workshop #2

Our second Penguin Teachers’ Academy workshop, focussing on innovative ways to choose books for and conduct classroom novel study –  featuring Dr. Susan La Marca, was a great success. There was plenty of discussion on the Australian Curriculum and the best ways … Continue reading

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Digital Collateral to support Wildwood

It is always wonderful to have digital collateral to support novels in your classrooms and libraries and Colin Maloy and Carson Ellis have provided some wonderful animations, playlists and interviews on their site for you to share with your students, or simply … Continue reading

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