A Yamatji woman, Robyn Templeton is a Western Australian artist who with her daughter, Sarah Jackson, co-wrote and illustrated Tell Me Why a true story about Sarah's search for identity and desire to understand her Aboriginality. Tell Me Why is a picture book that encourages children to ask questions about their heritage and respect different cultures. This is Sarah Jackson’s story, but it is also the story of so many others dealing with society’s preconceived ideas about Aboriginality and using skin colour to determine identity
Robyn Templeton (A Yamatji woman) is a Western Australian artist; she has worked as Indigenous Education Officer at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
This book is based on a story told by Daisy Utemorrah of the Worora people to Aboriginal children living in Derby, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from their paintings of her story. She said, 'I used to live with my parents in a humpy house. My Grandmother, my aunties and even my Grandpa told me stories from the Dreamtime. I kept the stories till I was old enough to tell children. We want to share our stories with all children so they learn what Aborigines used to... More info
Integrity is an important trait for children to develop: especially as they grow, learn, and have more opportunities to make choices for themselves. With this encouraging book, support children in knowing right from wrong, making positive decisions, keeping promises, and staying true to themselves. Back matter includes advice for teaching integrity at home, at school, and in childcare. *Being the Best Me Series:* From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along® books come the first two books in this one-of-a-kind character-development series. Each book focuses on specific attitude or... More info
This wonderful picture book for children and adults alike introduces the powerful practice of mindfulness in a fun and exciting way. With the delightful characters Monkey and his serene friend Happy Panda guiding readers to a calmer and more attentive mind, this whimsical yet universal and warm presentation will delight all readers. As our story begins, Monkey is not so mindful—his Monkey Mind constantly jumping from one thing to another—but he encounters a mysterious and playful friend in Happy Panda. Panda helps Monkey recognize the simple joy of doing... More info