Storm Boy unit study

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Storm Boy

Storm Boy brings back memories of another day

It was while searching a second-hand shop in Port Moresby for books that I found a real gem. That book was Storm Boy, written by Australian Colin Theile, and which was later made into a classic Australian film of the same name in 1976. I immediately pounced on the book as Storm Boy was a movie that touched my heart – and those of so many other children - so many years ago as a child in Lae. And, indeed, my children enjoyed every minute of me reading the book to them, which just goes to show…

A pair of Australian Pelicans, just like from Storm Boy!   #airnzsunshine

A pair of Australian Pelicans Pelecanus

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Notes from a Trail Head: Kayaking on the Coorong • South Australia is home to the beautiful Coorong ecosystem and National Park, a few hours drive from Adelaide city • pelicans on the Coorong • why we love Adelaide

Kayaking on the Coorong

The water is up, the birds are in. With water flows in the Murray up, the Murray Mouth is open, and the Coorong full. There are birds everyw...

Storm Boy - loved this movie as a kid. Saw it with all my cousins at rosebud movies. Go figure.

Storm Boy - loved this movie as a kid. Saw it with all my cousins at rosebud movies. Go figure.

Storm Boy (1976) never seems to date - a true classic.

Storm Boy (1976) never seems to date - a true classic.

Storm Boy

Storm Boy

Of Billabongs and Broken Dreams, The Coorong and Murray River!

Of Billabongs & Broken Dreams Part 1

I am really loving Australian Studies at the moment…… In Term 1, I decided that we were going to use a Living Book approach to our studies. Previously our studies have included unique g…

The Coorong where the Mighty Murray meets the sea  A pelican swims past Goolwa Barrage near the mouth of River Murray in Goolwa (Source: Reuters)

Our changing world, the Coorong › Science Features (ABC Science)


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Storm Boy

Storm Boy

Where Mulloway comes from

Mulloway breed long way from home

RESEARCH has shown mulloway swim hundreds of kilometres from Victoria, over the border to breed in South Australia.

Storm Boy


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Australian Living Books

Beautiful Living Books about Australia

Beautiful Living Books about Australia This is my list of Children's books about Australia that we are using as we study our beautiful Land Down Under. I will be adding to this list as we go so keep checking back :) My Country by Dorothea Mackellar I Love this poem. From the first time I heard it in school I have loved it (but then I love Australia!). This book beautifully illustrates the poem. The illustrations are paintings that show the beauty of the Australian landscape. This book is the…

The Lower Lakes

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storm boy movie - Google Search

storm boy movie - Google Search