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Amy and Louis

readingaustralia.com.au  is a fantastic resource for teachers. See http://readingaustralia.com.au/books/amy-and-louis/ for resources you can use with “Amy and Louis” by Libby Gleeson and Freya Blackwood.

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Children’s fantasy literature: why escaping reality is good for kids

The Conversation, 3 March 2014.   – Fantasy novels are very popular with children (consider JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books and Stephenie Meyer’s ‘Twilight’ series.  One of the most obvious benefits of fantasy is that it allows readers to experiment with different ways of seeing the world.  It comments on social reality through indirections (metaphor, […]

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