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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 to hear from an unprecedented line-up of illustrators and authors and take home free books and teaching resources! Cost … Continue reading

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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

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Author and editor Susannah McFarlane talks about the Stuff Happens series

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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

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Only the Animals by Ceridwen Dovey

Winner of the Readings New Australian Writing Award 2014 Perhaps only the animals can tell us what it is to be human. The souls of ten animals caught up in human conflicts over the last century tell their astonishing stories … Continue reading

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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

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Stuff Happens

Four boys, four stories, four great Australian writers in an important new series Stuff happens sometimes. Everyday stuff. At school, at home, with sport, with mates. STUFF HAPPENS is a contemporary reflected reality fiction series for young boys aged 7 to … Continue reading

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