Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Morris Gleitzman Unbelievable-But-True-Yes-You-Must-Use-Every-Title-Story Competition!

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Teaching Notes for Davy and the Duckling by Margaret Wild and Julie Vivas

Publishing in August, this gorgeous picture book by Margaret Wild and Julie Vivas is the perfect picture book to facilitate discussions with students about life cycles, growing up, friendships, love and those all important first relationships with pets. A delightful … Continue reading

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Morris Gleitzman’s Australian Tour and Awesome Writing Competition!

Morris Gleitzman has done it again! To celebrate the release of Morris’s newest book, Extra Time, we are taking Morris and his new found friend – Ronaldo the soccer ball, on a tour of regional Australia, visiting schools and students … Continue reading

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New books for school August 2013

Its publication day again here at Penguin and we are terribly excited to share with you our fabulous new books for August! We will also be adding some titles that we feel you might be interested in from our adult … Continue reading

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Save the Dates!

Our Professional Development Days for Sydney now have confirmed dates. We have a fabulous program to share with you all very soon, to which you will be invited to RSVP. But for now, save the date, we would love to … Continue reading

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The Classics – Thematic List #3

Love Stories Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina seems to have everything – beauty, wealth, popularity, and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Cassandra Golds, winner of the 2013 Nance Donkin Award for an outstanding woman author in Australia who writes books for children. The award is presented biennially by the Society of Women Writers Victoria and was last presented to Isobelle Carmody. We are delighted … Continue reading

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