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Play School
27:00

Play School: Five Senses

Season 2  |  Episode 2  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  September 11, 2017
Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Play School
27:00

Play School: Five Senses

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  September 13, 2017
Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Play School
27:19

Play School: Five Senses

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  September 14, 2017
Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Play School
26:49

Play School: Five Senses

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  September 10, 2017
Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Play School
27:36

Play School: Five Senses

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  ABC2 / KIDS  |  September 12, 2017
Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Join Jay and Jolene as they create cat and owl masks, make the play dough person calendar, play hopscotch and look through the windows to see some colourful fish at an aquarium.

Lady Vocab
1:44

Lady Vocab: Infectious

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC ME  |  March 18, 2015
Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Bringing Books to Life
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Bringing Books to Life: Tom's Midnight Garden

ABC ME  |  February 23, 2017
Paralympic basketball player and sports presenter Ade Adepitan reads extracts from 'Tom's Midnight Garden' by Philippa Pearce. He shares why he loves the book, how it captured ...

Paralympic basketball player and sports presenter Ade Adepitan reads extracts from 'Tom's Midnight Garden' by Philippa Pearce. He shares why he loves the book, how it captured his imagination and why he loves to read.

Lady Vocab
1:44

Lady Vocab: Authentic

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  March 4, 2015
Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab
5:04

Lady Vocab: Vibrant

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC ME  |  March 27, 2015
Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Bringing Books to Life
5:51

Bringing Books to Life: The Falcon's Malteser

ABC ME  |  March 9, 2017
Actors Scott Haran and Percelle Ascott read extracts from The Falcon's Malteser by Anthony Horowitz. They explain why they love the book and share how it captured their ...

Actors Scott Haran and Percelle Ascott read extracts from The Falcon's Malteser by Anthony Horowitz. They explain why they love the book and share how it captured their imaginations.

Lady Vocab
1:45

Lady Vocab: Elevate

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC ME  |  March 25, 2015
Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Bringing Books to Life
6:32

Bringing Books to Life: Lizzie Zipmouth

ABC ME  |  March 2, 2017
Actress and comedian Nina Wadia reads extracts from 'Lizzie Zipmouth' by Jacqueline Wilson and explains why she loves the book.

Actress and comedian Nina Wadia reads extracts from 'Lizzie Zipmouth' by Jacqueline Wilson and explains why she loves the book.

Lady Vocab
1:45

Lady Vocab: Ponder

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  March 11, 2015
Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Behind the homework debate
3:35

Behind the homework debate

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News meets teachers, students and academics as it investigates the debate about whether or not children should be given homework in primary school.

Behind The News meets teachers, students and academics as it investigates the debate about whether or not children should be given homework in primary school.

The Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown read by Amanda Holden
8:35

The Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown read by Amanda Holden

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A read aloud of The Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown who won't trade her stuffed bunny, Stanley, for anything.

A read aloud of The Rabbit Belongs To Emily Brown who won't trade her stuffed bunny, Stanley, for anything.

Norma Snows read by Dame Kelly Holmes
5:50

Norma Snows read by Dame Kelly Holmes

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of Norma Snows about a girl with a long nose who has many talents.

A read aloud of Norma Snows about a girl with a long nose who has many talents.

Walter And The No-Need-To Worry Suit read by Sheila McCarthy
7:53

Walter And The No-Need-To Worry Suit read by Sheila McCarthy

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A read aloud of Walter and the NoNeedToWorry Suit about Walter the worrier who learns to let his friends help him.

A read aloud of Walter and the NoNeedToWorry Suit about Walter the worrier who learns to let his friends help him.

How schools have changed over the years
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How schools have changed over the years

Clip from Behind the News
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Behind The News explains how schools have evolved in Australia since they were founded by churches, discussing changes in discipline, gendered classes and teaching methods.

Behind The News explains how schools have evolved in Australia since they were founded by churches, discussing changes in discipline, gendered classes and teaching methods.

Tortoise V Hare: The Rematch read by Ricky Hatton
7:31

Tortoise V Hare: The Rematch read by Ricky Hatton

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of Tortoise V Hare: The Rematch, a new twist on the classic fable. Can the tortoise win without training

A read aloud of Tortoise V Hare: The Rematch, a new twist on the classic fable. Can the tortoise win without training

Whatever read by David Seaman
4:46

Whatever read by David Seaman

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of Whatever about a boy named Billy who is very difficult to please.

A read aloud of Whatever about a boy named Billy who is very difficult to please.

Mum And Dad Glue read by Lorraine Kelly
6:38

Mum And Dad Glue read by Lorraine Kelly

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of Mum And Dad Glue about a boy who tries to find glue to mend his parents' marriage.

A read aloud of Mum And Dad Glue about a boy who tries to find glue to mend his parents' marriage.

Burger Boy read by Johnny Vegas
6:36

Burger Boy read by Johnny Vegas

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of Burger Boy about a boy named Ben who eats so many burgers he turns into one.

A read aloud of Burger Boy about a boy named Ben who eats so many burgers he turns into one.

The Spider And The Fly read by Emilia Fox
7:20

The Spider And The Fly read by Emilia Fox

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of The Spider And The Fly about a spider who wants a meal and tries to trick the fly into becoming dinner.

A read aloud of The Spider And The Fly about a spider who wants a meal and tries to trick the fly into becoming dinner.

The Busy Beaver read by Cathy Jones
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The Busy Beaver read by Cathy Jones

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A read aloud of The Busy Beaver about a careless beaver that learns the hard way how his actions affect others.

A read aloud of The Busy Beaver about a careless beaver that learns the hard way how his actions affect others.

Leave Me Alone read by Georges Laraque
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Leave Me Alone read by Georges Laraque

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A read aloud of Leave Me Alone about a boy who learns how his friends can help him stand up to a bully.

A read aloud of Leave Me Alone about a boy who learns how his friends can help him stand up to a bully.

Reading of Red Galoshes
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Reading of Red Galoshes

Clip from Play School
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Teo reads the story Red Galoshes

Teo reads the story Red Galoshes

Class Two At The Zoo read by Robson Green
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Class Two At The Zoo read by Robson Green

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of Class Two At The Zoo about a class that visits the zoo and learns a lesson after encountering an anaconda.

A read aloud of Class Two At The Zoo about a class that visits the zoo and learns a lesson after encountering an anaconda.

A Visitor For Bear read by Samia Smith
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A Visitor For Bear read by Samia Smith

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of A Visitor For Bear about a grumpy bear who decides visitors aren't so bad after all.

A read aloud of A Visitor For Bear about a grumpy bear who decides visitors aren't so bad after all.

My Think-A-Ma-Jink read by Jeff Stinco
6:18

My Think-A-Ma-Jink read by Jeff Stinco

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A read aloud of My ThinkAMaJink about a boy who learns how to use his imagination.

A read aloud of My ThinkAMaJink about a boy who learns how to use his imagination.

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A brief lesson in similes and metaphors
0:30

A brief lesson in similes and metaphors

Clip from Madeline
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.

nemo
6:49

nemo

Clip from Finding Nemo
Writing a recipe
5:16

Writing a recipe

A chef visits a supermarket to collect ingredients for brilliant banana muffins, and explains how to write the recipe.

A chef visits a supermarket to collect ingredients for brilliant banana muffins, and explains how to write the recipe.

Larf read by Bret Hart
7:03

Larf read by Bret Hart

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A read aloud of Larf about a sasquatch who thinks he's the only one like him in the world until he hears about another one coming to town.

A read aloud of Larf about a sasquatch who thinks he's the only one like him in the world until he hears about another one coming to town.

The Great Sheep Shenanigans read by Sean Cullen
6:35

The Great Sheep Shenanigans read by Sean Cullen

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A read aloud of The Great Sheep Shenanigans about a wolf that learns a lesson when he tries to trick the sheep.

A read aloud of The Great Sheep Shenanigans about a wolf that learns a lesson when he tries to trick the sheep.

Ping And Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) read by James Keylon
5:39

Ping And Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) read by James Keylon

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A read aloud of Ping And Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) about two friends who love the same things, but one does everything better than the other.

A read aloud of Ping And Pong Are Best Friends (Mostly) about two friends who love the same things, but one does everything better than the other.

The Wolf's Story read by Keith Allen
7:45

The Wolf's Story read by Keith Allen

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of The Wolf's story, Little Red Riding Hood told from the wolf's perspective.

A read aloud of The Wolf's story, Little Red Riding Hood told from the wolf's perspective.

The Great Snortle Hunt read by Adam Beach
6:56

The Great Snortle Hunt read by Adam Beach

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A read aloud of The Great Snortle Hunt about a group of animal friends who seek the mysterious Snortle.

A read aloud of The Great Snortle Hunt about a group of animal friends who seek the mysterious Snortle.

Wolf's Magnificent Master Plan read by Adam Garcia
7:08

Wolf's Magnificent Master Plan read by Adam Garcia

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A read aloud of Wolf's Magnificent Master Plan about a wolf that needs new teeth and tricks the lambs into helping him get them.

A read aloud of Wolf's Magnificent Master Plan about a wolf that needs new teeth and tricks the lambs into helping him get them.

The Cow That Laid An Egg read by Kim Marsh
6:17

The Cow That Laid An Egg read by Kim Marsh

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of The Cow That Laid An Egg about Marjorie the cow and her amazing egg.

A read aloud of The Cow That Laid An Egg about Marjorie the cow and her amazing egg.

The Night Pirates read by Michael Rosen
7:09

The Night Pirates read by Michael Rosen

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of The Night Pirates about Tom and his adventure with the little girl pirates.

A read aloud of The Night Pirates about Tom and his adventure with the little girl pirates.

Stanley's Party read by Nico Archambault
7:20

Stanley's Party read by Nico Archambault

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A read aloud of Stanley's Party about a dog that tests his limits when his owners leave the house.

A read aloud of Stanley's Party about a dog that tests his limits when his owners leave the house.

The Talent Show read by Amy Jo Johnson
7:21

The Talent Show read by Amy Jo Johnson

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A read aloud of The Talent Show about a band that needs a singer but thinks the small bird can't possibly do the job.

A read aloud of The Talent Show about a band that needs a singer but thinks the small bird can't possibly do the job.

Cookiebot read by Hugh Dillon
5:56

Cookiebot read by Hugh Dillon

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A read aloud of Cookiebot about a boy and his toy horse who build a robot to help them reach the cookie jar.

A read aloud of Cookiebot about a boy and his toy horse who build a robot to help them reach the cookie jar.

Toads On Toast read by Jacob Hoggard
6:41

Toads On Toast read by Jacob Hoggard

Clip from Bookaboo
A read aloud of Toads On Toast about a fox that has a taste for toads but learns to try other foods.

A read aloud of Toads On Toast about a fox that has a taste for toads but learns to try other foods.

Studying at the School of the Air
4:05

Studying at the School of the Air

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Outback Queensland students Elke, Riley and Livia reveal what it's like to study remotely, and when your home is right next door to your classroom.

Outback Queensland students Elke, Riley and Livia reveal what it's like to study remotely, and when your home is right next door to your classroom.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
44:09

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  Ten  |  July 17, 2016
Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
43:28

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  ELEVEN  |  September 3, 2016
Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts on The Great ...

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts on The Great Australian Spelling Bee.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
43:26

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  Ten  |  August 14, 2016
Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
42:50

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  Ten  |  July 31, 2016
Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

Buongiorno Italia
24:37

Buongiorno Italia: Mi Puo Dare Un Numero

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC  |  April 21, 1991
How to ask someone if they can do something for you : give you a discount, change money, check the oil.

How to ask someone if they can do something for you : give you a discount, change money, check the oil.

Hallo Aus Berlin
13:51

Hallo Aus Berlin: Zu Hause

Episode 3  |  ABC  |  October 13, 1999
Marko lives in an apartment, Miriam lives in a house. We join them as they get ready for school. We discover more about Berlin.

Marko lives in an apartment, Miriam lives in a house. We join them as they get ready for school. We discover more about Berlin.

Making Child Prodigies
27:59

Making Child Prodigies

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  May 29, 2018
Meet pianist Anwen, who is living her dream at the world's most prestigious music school; professional artist Aelita, who is preparing for an upcoming show; and the ...

Meet pianist Anwen, who is living her dream at the world's most prestigious music school; professional artist Aelita, who is preparing for an upcoming show; and the intellectually gifted Finn, who's designing his very own rocket.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
42:36

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 2  |  Episode 9  |  ELEVEN  |  September 10, 2016
Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between eight and 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts on The Great ...

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between eight and 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts on The Great Australian Spelling Bee.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
43:49

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  ELEVEN  |  September 17, 2016
Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

Hosted by Grant Denyer and Chrissie Swan, prepare to be spellbound as Australia's top spellers aged between 8 - 13 years showcase their extraordinary smarts.

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries
10:04

Making Child Prodigies: Diaries

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  June 11, 2018
Eight-year-old pianist Anwen studies at the best music school in the world: the Juilliard School in New York. She is about to perform her original compositions in public for ...

Eight-year-old pianist Anwen studies at the best music school in the world: the Juilliard School in New York. She is about to perform her original compositions in public for the very first time at her school concert.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
1:08:18

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  Ten  |  September 1, 2015
After six weeks and more than 3,000 applicants tonight is the Grand Final of The Great Australian Spelling Bee, featuring the top six young spellers in the country aged ...

After six weeks and more than 3,000 applicants tonight is the Grand Final of The Great Australian Spelling Bee, featuring the top six young spellers in the country aged between 8 - 13 years.

The Great Australian Spelling Bee
48:05

The Great Australian Spelling Bee

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  Ten  |  August 24, 2015
It is team immunity day on The Great Australian Spelling Bee as the remaining spellers battle it out to go straight through to the Final 12.

It is team immunity day on The Great Australian Spelling Bee as the remaining spellers battle it out to go straight through to the Final 12.

Fry's Planet Word
59:12

Fry's Planet Word: Babel

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  March 11, 2012
Language is what defines humans from other species, and with our planet home to around 7,000 different languages, words have played a crucial role in our evolution. Renowned ...

Language is what defines humans from other species, and with our planet home to around 7,000 different languages, words have played a crucial role in our evolution. Renowned wordsmith and host of this series, Stephen Fry, is the perfect guide for this fascinating exploration of language in all its forms: from cutting edge linguistic research to the glories of world literature.

Destination Australia
51:43

Destination Australia: A Family Divided

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  June 21, 2010
Every year, the Australian Government issues 6,000 visas to refugees from war torn lands. Since the Second World War, 675,000 refugees have been accepted by Australia and a ...

Every year, the Australian Government issues 6,000 visas to refugees from war torn lands. Since the Second World War, 675,000 refugees have been accepted by Australia and a million Australians today are descended from these arrivals. Destination Australia explores what it is like to be a refugee, to leave your country of birth, family and friends, usually under duress, and make a new home in Australia.

Buongiorno Italia
24:02

Buongiorno Italia: Cosa Ha Fatto

Season 1  |  Episode 14  |  ABC  |  May 5, 1991
This program looks at just a few of the cooperatives that abound in orvieto, a restaurant, a cattle farm,a fishing cooperative, an architect's office, a tourist agency & a ...

This program looks at just a few of the cooperatives that abound in orvieto, a restaurant, a cattle farm,a fishing cooperative, an architect's office, a tourist agency & a children's playgroup. We ask who did what,when, how

Buongiorno Italia
24:21

Buongiorno Italia: Rivediamo Un Po

Season 1  |  Episode 16  |  ABC  |  May 19, 1991
A revision progam in which we listen again to some of the people we met & spoke to in the last few programs. We also meet an elderly lady who makes beautiful lace & the young ...

A revision progam in which we listen again to some of the people we met & spoke to in the last few programs. We also meet an elderly lady who makes beautiful lace & the young organist of orvieto cathedral.

Buongiorno Italia
24:15

Buongiorno Italia: Dov'e

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  February 10, 1991
How to say 'excuse me please., ask where something is and understand simple directions. How to ask people their name and where they're from.

How to say 'excuse me please., ask where something is and understand simple directions. How to ask people their name and where they're from.

Buongiorno Italia
24:30

Buongiorno Italia: Buongiorno

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  February 3, 1991
How to greet people. How to ask for something just by naming it and ask if what you're looking for is nearby. Saying 'thank you'.

How to greet people. How to ask for something just by naming it and ask if what you're looking for is nearby. Saying 'thank you'.

After your primary students have finished reading their recommended texts, reinforce what they've read with classic and popular books with their adaptations.
Spark your younger students' imagination with this collection of stories helping students to become familiar with new words, sounds and ideas with the best storytellers on television.
The English language has evolved into far more than an integral communicative tool. Explore the power of words as a spotlight is shone on the next generation of wordsmiths.
Today's complex structure of classrooms make it difficult to use a single approach to teach reading and writing. This literacy focus playlist assists in teaching reading and writing for all learners.
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