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Sharing our stories, this site contains 6 Aboriginal dreaming stories. They are presented as either spoken or film texts.

Geography for Kids: Australia - this site contains 6 Aboriginal dreaming stories. They are presented as either spoken or film texts.

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of Resources linked to Aussie Curriculum.games, videos, history, reading, science and much more.with an Aussie Accent!

A nice appropriation of Charlotte's Web and wonderful in its own right.

The whale takes the snail on an oceanic adventure, and the snail saves his life in return. A tale of an unlikely friendship between a whale of a creature and a tiny mollusc

Starting School is a beautiful representation of the first day of Kindergarten. A must for pre-schools and ES1 classes alike.

Starting School by Jane Godwin & Anna Walker for ages From Jane Godwin and Anna Walker comes this beautiful book focusing on the experiences and feelings of five very different children as they begin at school for the first time.

Students love this book because they can find a little bit of themself reflected in the characters. Use as a companion to Pearl Barley and Charlie Parsley.

Henry and Amy : Right Way Round and Upside Down - Stephen Michael King - Everything Henry did seemed to be wrong-way-round and upside down, until he met Amy, who is good at everything. But there are still some things Henry can teach Amy.

This is the perfect text to use with students to illustrate how the modes can work together to shape meaning.  If the students don't know the story, read the words first without looking at the pictures. Then re-read using the pictures and words and discuss how the meaning has changed.

Rosie's Walk: Pat Hutchins: 9780020437505 (explores concepts such as over, under, around, through, past. good read aloud introduction for Common Core Standard PK-G 1

The illustrations in this text create a feeling of warmth and love.

Fishpond Australia, The Runaway Hug by Freya Blackwood (Illustrated ) Nick Bland. Buy Books online: The Runaway Hug, ISBN Freya Blackwood (Illustrated by) Nick Bland

You may have this in your library. If not Google the poem. A wonderful trek through language and imagination. Let your students feel this language roll around the room!

You may have this in your library. If not Google the poem. A wonderful trek through language and imagination. Let your students feel this language roll around the room!

Look for the connections between this book and many Dr Seuss classics....

Too Many Elephants in this House by Ursula Dubosarsky, pictures Andrew Joyner ( also colloborated on The Terrible Plop) Simultaneous Storytime book for

Banjo And Ruby Red by Libby Gleeson - Books - Random House Books

Fishpond Australia, Banjo and Ruby Red by Freya Blackwood Lib Gleeson. Buy Books online: Banjo and Ruby Red, ISBN Freya Blackwood Libby Gleeson

The Bear in the book by Kate Banks.  Imagination at its best. A beautiful text that has wonderfully rich languuage - but the best part is how the book, the bear and the boy spring to life in the readers imagination. This really is a case of informative meets imaginative.

The Bear in the Book: Kate Banks,Georg Hallensleben: Once there was a book.At Bedtime a little boy pulls a favorite book from the shelf. As he enters the world of a bear getting ready for his own deep slumber.