A brief lesson in similes and metaphors
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A brief lesson in similes and metaphors

Clip from Madeline

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A very brief scene with a focus on similes and metaphors that could be used as a discussion starter.

A very brief scene with a focus on similes and metaphors that could be used as a discussion starter.

A Cautionary Tail
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A Cautionary Tail

SBS July 23, 2016

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A little girl is born with a mysterious bump on her bottom that soon grows into a beautiful tail that expresses her emotions. It wags her joy, flicks her anger, droops in ...

A little girl is born with a mysterious bump on her bottom that soon grows into a beautiful tail that expresses her emotions. It wags her joy, flicks her anger, droops in sadness, or hooks into a curious question mark. The little girl's parents proudly celebrate their daughter's uniqueness, encouraging her exuberant self-expression. At school, her tail inspires magical make-believe adventures with her friends, transforming into a snake or dragon, an explorer's telescope or a magic wand.

A writing club travels to new worlds at camp
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A writing club travels to new worlds at camp

Clip from Behind the News

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A school writing club allows us the chance to tag along to their writing camp where they share reasons for their love of writing and sample some of their work. Whether ...

A school writing club allows us the chance to tag along to their writing camp where they share reasons for their love of writing and sample some of their work. Whether visiting fantasy worlds like Hogwarts from Harry Potter or traveling to the past with a WWII themed event, these students recognise that through reading and writing, our creativity can take us anywhere.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Disney Movies June 1, 2016

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Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair and it only gets worse. He finds little sympathy from his family, until they all find themselves going through their own bad day.

Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair and it only gets worse. He finds little sympathy from his family, until they all find themselves going through their own bad day.

Alice falls down the rabbit hole
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Alice falls down the rabbit hole

Clip from Alice In Wonderland

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The classic scene where Alice falls down the rabbit hole and first arrives in Wonderland. Includes the 'eat me' and 'drink me' scene.

The classic scene where Alice falls down the rabbit hole and first arrives in Wonderland. Includes the 'eat me' and 'drink me' scene.

Alice in Wonderland
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Alice in Wonderland

Disney Movies March 25, 2015

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Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit and journeys into a topsy-turvey world that gets curiouser and curiouser as her fantastical adventures unfold. Meet the Mad Hatter, ...

Join Alice as she chases the White Rabbit and journeys into a topsy-turvey world that gets curiouser and curiouser as her fantastical adventures unfold. Meet the Mad Hatter, March Hare, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts and more unforgettable characters all set against a backdrop of awe-inspiring splendour.

Animalia
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Animalia: Hello, We Must Be Going

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC September 23, 2011

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Alex and Zoe are two kids who find themselves in an extraordinary situation. After stumbling across a magical portal hidden in the town library they're led to a parallel ...

Alex and Zoe are two kids who find themselves in an extraordinary situation. After stumbling across a magical portal hidden in the town library they're led to a parallel dimension, a sophisticated world called ANIMALIA.

Animalia
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Animalia: Goodbye, We Must Be Staying

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC ME June 19, 2014

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When Corespores blast off, Alex and Zoe must track them down and restore them to the Core or the Animalian population will return to its feral, uncivilised state.

When Corespores blast off, Alex and Zoe must track them down and restore them to the Core or the Animalian population will return to its feral, uncivilised state.

Animalia
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Animalia: The Mist Of Time

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC ME June 22, 2014

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After The Corespore of Time blasts off, G'Bubu is swept back in time, to an ancient era when his gorilla ancestors fought for control of the trees against their mortal ...

After The Corespore of Time blasts off, G'Bubu is swept back in time, to an ancient era when his gorilla ancestors fought for control of the trees against their mortal enemies, the tree frogs ... big, big tree frogs.

Animalia
23:59

Animalia: Catcher in the Rhyme

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC ME June 23, 2014

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During a poetry recital, Allegra expresses her disinterest in "rhymes" by throwing a tantrum that sends a Corespore flying. The result: all Animalians are compelled to speak ...

During a poetry recital, Allegra expresses her disinterest in "rhymes" by throwing a tantrum that sends a Corespore flying. The result: all Animalians are compelled to speak in nothing but rhyme.

Animalia
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Animalia: Forget Me Not

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC October 13, 2011

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When Erno and Elni, the elephants who never forget, suddenly forget everything, Alex and Zoe go on a search for Corespore in a place where lost Animalian memories go: Memory ...

When Erno and Elni, the elephants who never forget, suddenly forget everything, Alex and Zoe go on a search for Corespore in a place where lost Animalian memories go: Memory Canyon.

Animalia
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Animalia: Long Story Short

Season 1 Episode 6 ABC October 20, 2011

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An important message is incorrectly communicated and Alex and Zoe must find the truth about Livingstone's disappearance.

An important message is incorrectly communicated and Alex and Zoe must find the truth about Livingstone's disappearance.

Animalia
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Animalia: Butterfly Winter

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC ME June 20, 2014

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Tyrannicus seizes control of the fluttervision population and becomes the purveyor of multi-channeled television viewing, and hooks most Animalians in the process. The kids ...

Tyrannicus seizes control of the fluttervision population and becomes the purveyor of multi-channeled television viewing, and hooks most Animalians in the process. The kids must free Animalia's nature spirits to save the day.

Animalia
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Animalia: Speechless in Animalia

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC ME November 6, 2014

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When tyrannicus' promotional campaign for Allegra's concert becomes too boisterous to tolerate, Livingstone calls out for "Quiet!" - and he gets it, in spades.

When tyrannicus' promotional campaign for Allegra's concert becomes too boisterous to tolerate, Livingstone calls out for "Quiet!" - and he gets it, in spades.

Animalia
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Animalia: Don Iguana

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC ME November 7, 2014

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To prove his bravery to Zoe, Iggy follows the lead of his literary hero Don Quixote and dons a disguise to become 'Don Iguana' the Avenger of the Night and Animalia's hero.

To prove his bravery to Zoe, Iggy follows the lead of his literary hero Don Quixote and dons a disguise to become 'Don Iguana' the Avenger of the Night and Animalia's hero.

Animalia
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Animalia: Over And Beyond

Season 1 Episode 11 ABC October 27, 2011

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Zoe travels to the land of Over and Beyond, a realm populated by fictional characters, to rescue Zed and Zee who have been captured by a fire breathing dragon named Dagmont.

Zoe travels to the land of Over and Beyond, a realm populated by fictional characters, to rescue Zed and Zee who have been captured by a fire breathing dragon named Dagmont.

Animalia
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Animalia: Being Peter Applebottom

Season 1 Episode 12 ABC ME July 1, 2014

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When G'Bubu is hit on the head by a bongo nut, he assumes the personality of Peter Applebottom, a brilliant but pompous and seriously unfriendly scientist who claims to know ...

When G'Bubu is hit on the head by a bongo nut, he assumes the personality of Peter Applebottom, a brilliant but pompous and seriously unfriendly scientist who claims to know how to permanently fix the Core.

Animalia
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Animalia: Animalia's Talent-O-Topia

Season 1 Episode 13 ABC November 3, 2011

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When Allegra shows her vulnerability to Zoe and admits that she can't read, Zoe helps the gator write a song for her big solo in Animalia's talent contast. Iggy and G'Bubu ...

When Allegra shows her vulnerability to Zoe and admits that she can't read, Zoe helps the gator write a song for her big solo in Animalia's talent contast. Iggy and G'Bubu also perform in the music competition.