Category Archives: Death and Bereavement

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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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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Book Week 2014

Book Week 2014 is fast approaching and to celebrate, we are sharing a handy list and links to resources for the Penguin books, both notable and short-listed for the Book of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced during Book … Continue reading

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New books for school -April/May 2014

APRIL  Max by MARC MARTIN Max and Bob are old friends. Max helps out in Bob’s shop, and in the evenings they go fishing together. Until one summer, when everything changes . . . From the winner of the 2013 Crichton … Continue reading

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Event: Loyal Creatures with Morris Gleitzman

The Centre for Youth Literature and Penguin Teachers’ Academy present Tuesday 10 June, 10am – 11am Wednesday 11 June, 10am – 11am The Courtyard, State Library of Victoria Cost: $7.70 per person Bookings: Book online (Tues/Wed) or (03) 8664 7555 Beloved children’s writer Morris … Continue reading

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