Author Archives: jenbales

About jenbales

Avid lover of children's literature, experienced teacher librarian with expertise in resourcing the Australian Curriculum; Adjunct lecturer for Charles Sturt University and a representative of INT Books.

Materials in My Makerspace

This lively and engaging series is similar in design to the highly successful and popular Simple Machines in My Makerspace. Children will enjoy this fascinating series, which uses the principles of Makerspace to Simple text describes the observable properties of … Continue reading

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Eon. The Story of the Fossils

Eon is a stunning visual creation, crafted by Aviva Reed, that explores Earth’s evolution. EON an illustrated adventure in Time by Aviva Reed from Selena de Carvalho on Vimeo. Aviva Reed is an author and illustrator and describes herself as a … Continue reading

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On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty

On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty is written by Dr Jillian Roberts and Jaime Casap, and sensitively illustrated by Jane Heinrichs. The authors present carefully considered text  in a combination of formats to present simple and straightforward answers … Continue reading

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Books to support WWD: Big cats: Predators under threat

To highlight and educate people across the world the United Nations World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. March 3 is THE day each year and 2018 the spotlight is on “Big … Continue reading

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Erinne Paisley – Pop Activist

Erinne Paisley is a young American who has harnessed technology to promote social activism and to encourage young adults to become proactive in addressing local and global issue to facilitate positive change. Visit popactivism to find out more. Can Your … Continue reading

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Research Journal

Ecosystems Research Journal provides readers a closeup look at precious, sometimes remote, and often threatened ecosystems and habitats around the world. Using a report style of writing, the narrator in each book is a researcher sent on a mission to … Continue reading

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A Christmas Menagerie

This delightful Australian collection of short stories, edited by Beattie Alvarez, brings together a number of original tales by popular authors including Gabrielle Wang, Sherryl Clark, Michael Pryor, Janeen Brian and Sophie Masson plus some emerging talents. Between the pages … Continue reading

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