So many children talk about coding – but do they really understand what it is and why we need it? Ready, Set, Code! by Heather Catchpole and Nicola O’Brien is a fantastic new book that breaks down what coding is with practical steps...READ MORE
From a tiny island on the edge of the Southern Ocean, a lighthouse beams. The Short-Tailed Shearwater fly around 30,000km from their home in southern Australia to the Arctic Circle and back. They chase the warmth and sunlight, travelling these...READ MORE
A book entirely dedicated to species that live in hollows, A hollow is a home by Abbie Mitchell will enlighten young readers about the importance of different types of trees for the animals that live amongst us. This book describes the...READ MORE
Nema and the Xenos. A story of soil Cycles by Ailsa Wild, Aviva Reed, Briony Barr and Gregory Crocetti in collaboration with S.Patrick Stock.
Hardback | August 2019 | $ 24.99 ISBN: 9781486312160 | 48 pages | 230 x 230 mm Publisher: CSIRO Publishing Colour illustration Have you ever wondered what actually is in soil? Nema and the Xenos is a story about tiny creatures that live in the...READ MORE
Older readers Lenny’s book of everything by Karen Foxlee Tales from Inner City by Shaun Tan https://educateempower.blog/2019/03/06/tales-from-the-inner-city-by-shaun-tan/ Younger readers Black Cockatoo by Carl Merrison His Name was walter...READ MORE
The Squid, the Vibrio and the Moon by Ailsa Wild, Aviva Reed, Briony Barr, Gregory Crocetti and Linda Blackall.
The squid sucks in water and the current whooshes Ali and Mai closer and closer Meet Ali and Mai , Vibrio fischeri Bacterium, who live inside Sepio – a Bobtail Squid. These three creatures need each other and live in...READ MORE
Written by Felicity Bradshaw and illustrated by Norma MacDonald, an Aboriginal Yamatji artist, The Great Lizard Trek is an excellent addition to the science, geography and sustainability curriculum in classrooms . It is also a wonderful book for...READ MORE
Many ideas on this blog are pointing towards how we – humans – can be eco warriors but did you ever consider how animals can be eco warriors too? Nic Gill’s book – Animal Eco-warriors, gives us an in-depth yet fun look at...READ MORE
How did the last eastern barred bandicoot on the Australian mainland end up living in a rubbish tip? Based on a true story, Rohan Cleave and Coral Tulloch have created a picture book that teaches young readers about the plight of the Eastern...READ MORE