Where to hunt a book in your house?

Where to find  book in our house... (#Huntastory ideas by Jackie French) #1 60 metre high bookshelves in our bookroom! (okay, maybe not quite that high) #2 Under my bed (the ones that were in the book pile by my … READ MORE

The Pyjama Foundation

In her role as Australian Children's Laureate Jackie French aims to shine a light on successful reading initiatives around Australia. Her focus organisation for February is the www.thepyjamafoundation.com of which Jackie is now a Parton alongside other well-known authors, Andy Griffiths, Nick … READ MORE

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

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