Category Archives: Primary

RESOURCE – Puffin Virtually Live

      Puffin Books Virtually Live, is a series of free interactive webcasts from Puffin’s bestselling authors. On their website you can find a selection of previous webcasts which you can watch on-demand, as well as details of forthcoming … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

March 2015 Professional Development Days Program Announcement

Our Professional Development Days for teachers, librarians and educational support staff are back by popular demand. Join us on March 26th and 27th 2015 at Library Docklands in Melbourne, to hear from an unprecedented line-up of illustrators and authors and take home free books and teaching resources! Cost is … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | 2 Comments

SAVE THE DATE!! Professional Development days March 2015

We are delighted to announce that our Professional Development Days for teachers, librarians, trainee teachers and educational support staff are back in 2015 for March 26th and 27th in Melbourne. We will launch our full program and RSVP form early next week, … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Author and editor Susannah McFarlane talks about the Stuff Happens series

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Books and Resources for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is an important event for students and teachers and there are some fabulous resources available for use in the classroom and the library. We have collected our favourites to share with you. The Soldier’s Gift ILLUSTRATOR: JANE TANNER / AUTHOR: … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Curriculum, Events, Historical, Primary, Resources, Secondary, Themes | 2 Comments

New books for Primary School – November 2014

Tim and Ed AUTHOR: URSULA DUBOSARSKY/ ILLUSTRATOR: ANDREW JOYNER By the much-loved storyteller Ursula Dubosarsky comes this bouncing story about two cheeky koalas brought to life by Andrew Joyner’s classic artwork. Here is Tim. And here is Ed. Same ears, same eyes, … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Stuff Happens – Student Reviews

  Our brand new series Stuff Happens has been a huge hit with parents and teachers who are looking for contemporary reads that have the added bonus of subtly teaching emotional literacy and empathy. With four titles in the series … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Curriculum, Extract, Family, New Books, Primary, Relationships, Resources | Tagged , | 6 Comments