Monthly Archives: April 2013

Student Reviews

  We love receiving student reviews here at Penguin Teachers’ Academy! Today we were fortunate enough to be sent reviews for some of our most recent titles. These students are regular reviewers for YARR-A. The YARR-A website is devoted to teenage/young adult books … Continue reading

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New books for school – May 2013

Bertie by PAMELA ALLEN  With all Pam’s trademark simplicity of line and characterisation, this is the perfect book to share with the littleies in your life. Together you can choose… are you happy or grumpy? Will you cry or will you … Continue reading

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A celebration of Our Australian Girls

Meet Ruby, Lina and a whole lot of fans by Davina Bell  Our Australian Girl is referred to affectionately in the Penguin office as OAG – or, in times of mild stress and chaos, OMG. After all, it’s a big … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf Magazine April 2013

Our brand new edition of Off the Shelf is now available on-line. Simply click the cover image, make yourself comfortable, relax and enjoy.

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Melina Marchetta comes to Penguin Teachers’ Academy

Melina Marchetta is one of Australia’s most successful young-adult novelists and former teacher. A best-selling and critically acclaimed author in more than twenty countries and in eighteen languages, her first novel, Looking For Alibrandi celebrates its 21st year of publication in 2013, … Continue reading

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