Category Archives: Australia

Prime Ministers & Their Governments

A new edition of Prime Ministers and their Governments from Trocadero is a timely update from the 2011 original considering the changes in political parties and leaders over the past 5 years. From Edward Barton to Malcolm Turnbull each entry … Continue reading

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How Australia is Changing

Recently released additions to the comprehensive range of history, geography and social issues relating to Australia from Trocadero these four titles ably support the Australian Geography curriculum across the secondary sector. Informative colour photographs and well spaced text under focussed … Continue reading

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Mapping the Continents

Discover: Australia, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America This is a useful and engaging series to support Geography investigations in the primary classroom with full-color maps, photos, diagrams, drawings and symbols to aid interpretation and investigation. Each book’s … Continue reading

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CBCA 2016 Book Week Resources

I have just joined with the CBCA Tasmanian judge sharing our thoughts on the 2016 shortlist in a great session hosted by Eduwebinar – wonderful to hear about the judging process and share our thoughts on the fiction works in … Continue reading

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Exploring World History

Exploring World History, a newly published series, provides comprehensive coverage of the history of a number of countries that are featured in the secondary Australian HASS curriculum for Years 7-1o History and Years 11-12 Ancient and Modern History strands. Each … Continue reading

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Monty C. Turtle learns to swim – Kara Lauder, Dr Mick Guinea & Sunshine Herbert

Set off the coast of Western Australia, this endearing picture book presents the challenges faced by a newly hatched turtle. Watch the trailer to find out more about Monty C. Turtle. The book trailer was created using Keynote software for … Continue reading

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Ancient Australia Unearthed

Alethea Kinsela has a passion for archeology that illuminates this book from cover to cover. Meticulous research, informed by arheological evidence, informs the reader as the author traverses the 50,000 years encompassing the history of Australia and its indigenous people … Continue reading

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