Teachers Resources

Welcome to teachers resources page.

These pages are especially for teachers and librarians to assist you in the promotion and teaching of literature in schools and to help foster a love of good books and reading in children.  Novels, non-fiction, class set suggestions, teacher reference books, books for preschoolers: you'll find them all here.

It is our aim to help you in the classroom so in this section you will find teachers' notes for over 70 of our books, book reviews by other teachers, book-linked activities for the classroom and lots more.

Our Best Books for Schools 2019 January to July catalogue is now available. Download your copy here.


Our CBCA Shortlist 2019 order form is now available. Download your copy here.

Our May 2019 new release primary school order form is now available. Download your copy here

Our May 2019 new release secondary school order form is now available. Download your copy here

Education News

Get ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with Touch the Moon, an atmospheric and lyrical picture book presenting a uniquely Australian perspective on that momentous day way back in July, 1969. And for middle readers we have Amundsen’s Way, an adventure of an equally exciting kind describing the dramatic and harrowing race between Road Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott to be the first man to reach the South Pole. And YA lovers will be thrilled with a new Sci Fi series from the bestselling authors of The Illuminae Files, Aurora Rising. Go to www.allenandunwin.com/AuroraRising to find videos, conversation starters and a really exciting competition to win 10 signed copies and loads more for your school library. Finally, do have a look at Shauna’s Great Expectations, an extraordinary book about an Indigenous scholarship student who takes on the board of her very exclusive school when she discovers she is pregnant.

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