Month: June 2011

Author Study: Keeping Up With Pamela Allen

Shhh! Little Mouse by Pamela Allen

Since 1980, children’s author and illustrator Pamela Allen has published more than 30 books. This was the year Ms. Allen moved from New Zealand and made Australia her home. Her books have received wide acclaim both within Australia and around the globe. Eight of them were adapted by The Patch Theatre Company for the stage…

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 make…