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Why did it take so long! This is fantastic. What a brilliant way to support teachers choosing quality Australian literature.
Sarah C, Primary/Secondary (SA)
Reading Australia ambassador and creator of some of Australia’s best-loved characters, including Old Tom, Horrible Harriet and Mr Chicken, Leigh Hobbs is the new Australian Children’s Laureate for 2016/17!View
Reading Australia is a fabulous resource for teachers wanting to include top quality Australian books into their curriculum. Absolutely great for the time-poor.
– Jo Anne P, Primary (ACT)
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Varied, layered, enriching – Reading Australia paves practical pathways into our national reading culture. Students and teachers will tap into the treasure trove, encouraging learning.
– Jennifer J, Secondary (SA)
A memorable YA novel about the tough and tender sides of growing up in a small country town. Fourteen-year-old Harry has a knack for wriggling out of trouble, but escaping the constraints and memories that keep him trapped is not so easy, until it’s a matter of life or death.