A memory of a child-hood experience has prompted this story. How important it is for parents to teach their children to be aware of stranger danger, trust their own senses and protect themselves.
Fay Gee-Hoy was born in Cherbourg but grew up in different places. This story was written during a writing for healing group workshop.- A photo brought back a memory of her real life experience in Redfern in 1968, Fay still thinks, “I wonder what would have happened if I had opened that gate.” She is proud of herself, that she did the right thing as a child and protected herself but life was never easy for her. Fay now lives in Townsville and works with Relationships Australia as Referrals for Active Intervention Indigenous Liason Worker. This story is relevant to her work and her family, making people more vigilant about their children.
A unique picture book collaboration about having fun, sharing culture and the power of story and dance. A picture book to get the whole town dancing. From pizza shop to bora ground, here is a joyous celebration of food, dance and cultural understanding. When three young boys go to a pizza parlour and meet an Aboriginal chef who can speak Italian and make a deadly pizza, they're in for a surprise! All you fellas watching, come up, join in, warrima. Clap your hands, little ones. Stamp your feet, nannas. Get down... More info
Meet Harry. Harry likes to play football, climb trees, and hang out with friends, but Harry doesn't like reading. That is until his teacher explains that Harry has dyslexia, which makes things like reading and writing particularly hard for him - and with help from his mum, teacher and an educational psychologist, Harry learns specific strategies for reading with dyslexia. This delightful picture book for children aged 5-11 includes tips for reading with dyslexia and lovable, supportive characters who show that it's ok to discuss dyslexia and to seek help... More info
In her room, one little girl can be anything she wants to be and go anywhere she wishes to go, all with the power of her imagination (and paper, markers, and crayons, of course!). She can go on safari or sail the seven seas. She can be a doctor, teacher, or high-powered businesswoman. The sky's the limit! And when the day is over, she can become a little girl again, safe in her room. Like the classic Where the Wild Things Are, this latest addition to the... More info