Literary Activities for Kids

How to Write a Book Review For Kids

Spilling Ink, A Young Writer's Handbook, By Ellen Potter, Anne Mazer, Matt Phelan

Lots of people have been finding my book review template article when they are actually searching on how to write a book review – or report – for kids. So this article is designed to answer those question, as well as linking to more resources. Firstly a book review is not the same as...
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Elizabeth Honey and Sue Johnson: I’m Still Awake, Still (Picture Book and CD)

I'm still awake, still by Elizabeth Honey and Sue Johnson

Elizabeth Honey and Sue Johnson are a formidable team. They have worked together before on the song ‘All the Wild Wonders’, for which Sue was nominated at the 2003 APRA Music Awards, and their teamwork is again inspiring in Australian children’s picture book and CD, I’m Still Awake, Still!. Fiddy is the main character...
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Pamela Allen Activities for Children

Daisy All-Sorts by Pamela Allen

“Read me a story” is a request uttered by children all over the world every day. The award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Pamela Allen creates stories that serve as regular bedtime readings for many youngsters. Whether children are fans of gods, lions, or even roosters, they hear or read a tale that is...
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Possum Magic Literary Activities

Possum Magic Mem Fox Julie Vivas

“Once upon a time, but not very long ago, deep in the Australian bush, there lived two possums. Their names were Hush and Grandma Poss. Grandma Poss made bush magic…” Possum Magic is about Grandma Poss and Hush, two possums who embark on a journey around Australia to find the right “people food” to...
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