Jimmy Giggle and Hoot join the Play School toys to read Owl Babies, by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson. Three baby owls wake in the night to find their mum gone! Will she come back soon?
Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, numbat had two hearts; one a feather and the other a stone. He decided it would be better to ahve only one, so which heart will he choose?
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.
A beautifully animated tale from Iraq about a Caliph who is magically turns into a stork. The Caliph soon realises that this is the work of his greedy brother who wants to take over his place at the palace. With the help of an owl, the Caliph seeks to set things right. This film explores the dangers of greed and desire for power.
A beautifully animated tale from Pakistan about a simple grass cutter, named Wali Dad. Wali Dad realises he has more money than he needs and decides to buy a gift for a noble Princess. His kind gesture has unexpected consequences and the situation gets out of hand. This film encourages children to recognise that happiness is not dependent on being materially rich.
Bookaboo imagines he's in space - floating amidst unidentified flying objects. Brought down to earth with a bump, he is joined by the Canadian astronaut, Julie Payette, who reads him Aliens Love Underpants.
Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three but it's dangerous being a Stick Man as a dog wants to play with him. Join Stick Man on his troublesome journey back to the family tree. Short film.
Grandpa Honeyant Storytime is a series comprising of narrated stories. The stories are told by an indigenous character named Grandpa Honeyant, who is a "yerrampe", a honeyant from Central Australia. Today, crow flies away to seek her destiny, hoping to become as wonderful as Crow-in-the-waterhole.
A beautifully animated tale from India about a Punjabi King who desperately wants to be adored. He allows himself to be fried and eaten for breakfast each day, in return for unlimited gold to give to his subjects. This film explores what it means to be truly generous.
Two contestants pit their linguistic and numerical skills against each other and the clock in this entertaining quiz show. Join host Richard Morecroft along with maths whiz Lily Serna and wordsmith David Astle.
All the kids in Milly and Molly's class decide to buy some expensive playground equipment, a jungle gym. They are going raise the funds by making and selling biscuits, each person in the class contributing their own skills.
Most days, Rory kicks the ball over the fence, hits the council windows and is promptly sent to sit in the Principal's office. Today, he is trying very hard not to do that, by kicking the ball to the other kids instead.
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.
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.
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Is a movie director's vision more vivid than a child's imagination? Challenge your students to compare what they've read with what they've watched in these film adaptations of classic books for children.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their movie adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.