Category Archives: Themes

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

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SBS Online releases first-ever interactive graphic novel

As part of SBS’s multi-platform recognition of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and 40 years of Vietnamese resettlement in Australia, SBS has released an interactive graphic novel based on the acclaimed story The Boat by Nam Le.  … Continue reading

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2015 Penguin Teachers’ Academy Catalogue

  We are delighted to announce that our Penguin Teachers’ Academy Educational Resource Catalogue for 2015 has arrived and is ready to be shared with all of you. This year our team have created a catalogue that features a selection … Continue reading

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#notsilent

On Tuesday 14 April, Penguin Random House will be commemorating the 70th anniversary of Anne Frank’s death alongside The Anne Frank Trust. Anne Frank’s story offers us a poignant insight into one of the darkest periods of history, yet also … 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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