Deciding it's time Lockie learned about puberty, mum hands him her Little Green Book, which makes Lockie wonder how other people around him deal with sex education. Meanwhile Lockie continues to be a target for bullies.
Alex bets Zoe that she cannot resist talking for one full day. It's a vow of silence. So Zoe spends the day listening to the amazing and magical world of Animalia, and she makes some new friends and some huge discoveries.
When Lockie accidentally mouths off in maths class, Mum is called into the office of Old Squasher, the principal. As usual, Mum blames herself. Lockie wonders if it would be easier for Mum if he was born a girl.
Classic tales that have entertained and enchanted generations of kids all around the world are brought to life through contemporary animation. Today, Tiddalik the frog drinks all the water in the world and the other animals must work out what to do.
What chance have you got when your dad's a cop, your mum's a frighteningly understanding parent, your brother wets the bed, your best friend's a heavy metal devotee and then you fall in love. It can only mean trouble, worry, mega-embarrassment and some wild, wild times. Through the eyes of Lockie Leonard we view the truly mixed-up, yet very normal life of Lockie, his family and friends.
Angry and upset over Elizabeth's rejection of his proposal, Darcy decides to defend himself. Not every insult Elizabeth flung at him was fair and he waylays her on her morning walk, hands her a letter and leaves. The contents leave Elizabeth reeling.
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.
Creative writing for the stage and music composition are explored in this series. Join the many well-known and newer scribes such as Nick Enright, Thomas Keneally and Fay Weldon sharing their wisdom and experiences.
Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: The Willing Mistress by Aphra Behn, An Irish Airman Foresees his Death by WB Yeats, Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth and Adlestrop by Edward Thomas.
Sharpen your pencils and lick your biros for a television series like no other! Hosted by HG Nelson (Greig Pickhaver), Bush Slam puts poets and poetry in motion across Australia to discover the true spirit of the country. HG is at the wheel of the Bush Slam bus and each week he is taking two very different artists to explore a rural community and meet its people. The two poets are given just three days to capture the heart of the town in verse - and then the tricky bit, to perform their work before the locals in a live head-to-head poetry slam for a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down!
Arrows of Desire is a poetry series that explores the great diversity of English verse from the sixteenth century to the present day. Today: Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas, At Grass by Philip Larkin, Musee des Beaux Arts by WH Auden, and I heard a fly buzz when I died by Emily Dickinson.
The adventures of the courageous redheaded heroine made popular in Ludwig Bemelmans' classic children's books. The orphaned Madeline, Hatty Jones in her first and only film, must try and save her beloved boarding school from its impending sale by widowed owner, Lord Covington. Backed by sympathetic schoolmistress Miss Clavel and a host of less than angelic fellow boarders, the irascible redhead has her work cut out for her, especially when she is caught up in a bungled kidnapping.
An animated swash-buckler based on the much-loved children's book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The tale of a greedy rat who craves buns and biscuits, but comes to a sticky end.
Story Time is a show made especially for preschoolers and each episode features a different story teller with help from Teddy Bear called Tall Ted. Every show ends with a craft activity that parents can attain from the www.tallted.com web site so that they can interact with their children and relive the Story Time experience.
Join Michelle and Matt as they create a peek-a-boo garden mural collage, make a tutti-frutti caterpillar and butterfly fruit salad and visit a swap shop market. Through the windows, we see how sugar is produced.
Ben Shephard is a huge fan and is desperate to see one of Bookaboo's incredible live performances! Seeing he needs some encouragement Ben knows that reading Splat The Cat by Rob Scotton always gets his bojo.
A little boy tries to find a pot of parent glue to stick his mum and dad back together. His parents have come undone and he wants to mend their marriage, stick their smiles back on and make them better.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)