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  • Early Childhood

The Terrible Plop
Author : Ursula Dubosarsky
Illustrator : Andrew Joyner

How to draw a bear (from The Terrible Plop) from Andy Joyner on Vimeo.

Weblinks - Read the E book of 'The Terrible Plop' here

Ursula Dubosarsky reading the first few pages of the story (Look in sidebar for link to this video)
Weblinks - Activities for 'The Terrible Plop'
Make a jigsaw, do a quiz, name the animals, watch the video

Bear and Chook by the Sea
Author : Lisa Shanahan
Illustrator : Emma Quay
Teachers' Notes (pdf)
Weblinks - Activities for 'Bear and Chook by the Sea'
Make a jigsaw, build a sandcastle, name some sea creatures and try some sand art.

Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House
Author : Libby Gleeson
Illustrator : Freya Blackwood
Weblinks - Activities for 'Clancy and Millie and the Very Fine House'
Make a jigsaw, answer a quiz and build a tower.

Author : Colin Thompson
Illustrator : Sarah Davis
Teachers' Notes (pdf)
Dog Idioms(pdf)
Weblinks - Activities for 'Fearless'
Take the pet test, complete a jigsaw, have loads of 'Fearless' fun at the Sarah Davis website
Watch the book trailer here

Fearless, by Colin Thompson, Illustrated by Sarah Davis from Sarah Davis on Vimeo.

Author/Illustrator : Christina Booth
Teachers' Notes (pdf)
Weblinks - Activities for 'Kip'
Watch a video of baby chicks hatching, match the animals with their sounds, colour a rooster, make a jigsaw.

The Wrong Book
Author/Illustrator : Nick Bland
Weblinks - Activities for 'The Wrong Book'
Match the book characters, spot what's wrong, make a jigsaw, which word is right?