Monthly Archives: October 2013

Diary of a Wimpy Kid “Hard Luck” Competition

How would you like to win a copy of Jeff Kinney’s latest DOWK novel – Hard Luck? Better still, how would you like to win a copy for every member of your class? We have 30 hardback copies of Hard … Continue reading

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Great Read Aloud Books for Children

We are huge advocates of reading aloud to students, children, adults, pets, furniture, (anyone who will stand still or happens to be passing by…) and we are pretty sure you are too. Ask most adults if they had a teacher, … Continue reading

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New books for school – November 2013

We have some absolutely gorgeous books for you to share with students and friends this month, including a brand new book from the beloved Mem Fox and a very young edition of the Australian classic, Animalia! My First Animalia by GRAEME … Continue reading

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Off The Shelf October 2013 – Erica Harrison shares her Cautionary Tail.

Our latest edition of Off The Shelf is out now and available through Penguin Teachers’ Academy Newsstand in the iTunes store. For those of you without access to Apple devices, we will be sharing the articles in this edition of Off The Shelf right here on … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality in the Classroom

Augmented Reality is a fun and engaging way to teach students a vast array of subjects and is becoming an increasingly popular tool for teachers. With this is mind DK will release the first of two augmented reality titles in … Continue reading

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Off The Shelf October 2013 – Sick-Lit by Bec Kavanagh

Our latest edition of Off The Shelf is out now and available through Penguin Teachers’ Academy Newsstand in the iTunes store. For those of you without access to Apple devices, we will be sharing the articles in this edition of Off The Shelf right here on … Continue reading

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Off The Shelf October 2013 – Emma Quay on Baby Bedtime

Our latest edition of Off The Shelf is out now and available through Penguin Teachers’ Academy Newsstand in the iTunes store. For those of you without access to Apple devices, we will be sharing the articles in this edition of … Continue reading

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