February 2015 - Hunt a Story: Share a Story Calendar 2015

February 2015 - Hunt a Story View this email in your browser   We’re going on a book hunt! What is the best, most unexpectedly fantastic story you can find in your local library, bookshops, second hand shops, or online … READ MORE

Wombats of Australia - by Jackie French

It can be recited, or sung, to the tune of Waltzing Matilda.             Wombats of Australia, Sheep and bandicoots, You're Aussie as a gum tree When you've put down your roots.   Spread your leaves … READ MORE

@OzLaureate Jackie French's January visitors!

A busy day! Jenny, Shirley and Sam arrive for Book Links Suitcase travelling exhibition. Expect wombats. find home made lime cordial, lemon poppy seed cake. No wombats. No wombats. No wombats. You can always rely on a wombat to NOT … READ MORE

Jackie French New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions! @OzLaureate Jackie French's New Year Resolutions! 1. Every child to have the gift of literacy; 2. No child will be called 'stupid' because they do not learn as others do; 3. Every child will have a book … READ MORE

Books to Read to Your Reindeer - Jackie French

Books to Read to Your Reindeer Have you ever read a bedtime story to your dog? Try it. I have never known a dog who doesn’t enjoy being read to. And the occasional cat and, sometimes, even wombats, as long … READ MORE

Guest post from Brendan Franzone from Wongutha CAPS school, WA

We have the pleasure of sharing this inspiring guest blog post from Brendan Franzone about Boori Monty Pryor's recent visit to Wongutha CAPS School: "We were completely thrilled to have Boori Monty Pryor spend time at our school over three … READ MORE

Many are loved; fewer revered. Maurice Saxby was both.

Many are loved; fewer revered. Maurice Saxby was both. Australia,  our  past and present writers for children and their readers, all who worked with him, and those who will continue to be inspired by his work, is immeasurably richer for … READ MORE

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