Category Archives: Geography

Let’s Explore Countries

A bright, colourful and engaging series for young readers that introduces them to countries around the world in a accessible, engaging and informative format. Readers will discover fascinating facts about the the history, culture and geography of a country ¬†–¬†food, … Continue reading

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New additions to great STEAM series

Look out for these new titles to add to 2016 offerings in the Be a Maker and Get Into It (review) series: Find out more about recent Be a Maker titles which include: Discover the very popular Get Into It … 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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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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Take Shelter by Nikki Tate & Dani Tate-Stratton (Orca Footprint series)

Take Shelter: At Home Around the World is one of a series of books that support the Australian cross-curriculum focus on sustainability. They will appeal to upper primary and secondary student who are becoming increasingly environmentally aware and and engaged … Continue reading

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