Category:

 Reading & Writing

Series:Puffin Poetry Ser.
Reading Level:8+

A collection of the very best poems for children, edited by Roger McGough A wonderful collection of contemporary and classic poems chosen by children from schools around the UK. Roger McGough made the final selection and wrote the introduction. Roger McGough was bor... read more

100 Best Poems for Children

Category:

 Reading & Writing

See how animals behave through the seasons, and the cycle of trees and plants, from the first blossoms of spring through to the stark winter wonderland in December. 12 inspiring poems from Joe Coelho, paired with folk art from Kelly Louise Judd give this book year-round appeal.

A Year of Nature Poems
$22.99(AUD) inc GST

Category:

 Reading & Writing

Series:Be a Document Detective Ser.

Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they examine speeches as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past. 

BE A SPEECH DETECTIVE

For children aged 7 and over, this dictionary contains up to date coverage of a range of everyday and curriculum vocabulary. It offers additional language tips and carefully selected and annotated illustrations to help students with more complex l... read more

Collins Children's Dictionary: Learn with words
$24.99(AUD) inc GST

Fun facts about 101 of the weirdest words in the English language from the wordiest guy around, David Astle - plus 3 bonus fake words: can you spot them?

David Astle's 101 Weird Words (and Three Fakes): From Ambidextrous to Zugzwang
$9.99(AUD) inc GST

Category:

 Reading & Writing

The simple, easy-to-understand definitions are presented in A-Z order and are supported by the illustrations, ensuring young readers will find it both useful and engaging.

First Dictionary

Category:

 Reading & Writing

Series:Text Styles

How To Tell a Fable is an engaging title that uses fables from around the world to help readers identify the conventions of this genre. Readers are guided through a series of writing tasks to learn how to incorporate these same conventions in their own writing.

How to Tell a Fable

Category:

 Reading & Writing

Series:Text Styles

This exciting title introduces readers to the folktale genre. Readers will learn that folktales are often passed down and retold from generation to generation. Writing activities help readers write their own folktales.

How to Tell a Folktale

Category:

 Reading & Writing

"Highly recommended. I think it will make children wriggle with delight" Stephen FryIf I ever find myself holding a gecko . . .I'll lecko.Forget what you think you know about poetry - this is something totally different. Chris Harris's I'm Just No Good At Rhyming co... read more

I'm Just No Good at Rhyming
$19.99(AUD) inc GST

A comprehensive thesaurus with colourful illustrations and helpful suggestions for alternative words to inspire creative writing.

Junior Illustrated Thesaurus (Usborne)
$19.99(AUD) inc GST

Category:

 Reading & Writing

Series:Poet's Workshop Ser.

Haiku is a form of short poem that features a set number of syllables. This engaging book describes how to create haiku focusing on setting, seasonal words, and making every word count. As they write their own haiku, readers will learn what else matters besides counting syllables.  

Read, Recite, and Write Haiku

Category:

 Reading & Writing

Series:Poet's Workshop Ser.

List poetry includes a number of forms that rely on parallel structure, repetition, and line breaks. This fascinating book gives readers useful instructions for writing a variety of list poems, including acrostics, biopoems, and riddle poems.

Read, Recite, and Write List Poems