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Making Links
A Collaborative Approach to Planning and Practice in Early Childhood Services

Author(s): Anne Stonehouse, Janet Gonzalez-Mena (click on the author's name for more titles)

Written by two highly regarded early chilhood professionals, this collaborative approach focuses on what you need to know about children, how you translate that information into plans and practice in programs, and ways to engage parents in the process.

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RRP $49.95

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Making Links Parent Partner
A Guide for Parents About What Matters in Early Childhood Services

Author(s): Anne Stonehouse, Janet Gonzalez-Mena (click on the author's name for more titles)

The information in this book is intended to assist parents to collaborate and work in partnership with child care professionals and to help parents understand what the early childhood service is trying to achieve. It makes clear the rights and responsibilities of parents and early childhood professional and reinforces the role of parents as advocates for their child and for early childhood services.

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RRP $3.50

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Maths is All Around You

Author(s): Marianne Knaus (click on the author's name for more titles)

The development of mathematical understanding occurs in a range of settings: at home, during childcare, while shopping or at the park. Children are naturally curious and keen to learn about their world, including mathematics, and educators are ideally placed to enhance children’s early mathematical learning. But what experiences and opportunities are appropriate?

This book is intended for early childhood educators in both preschool settings and the first years of school who would like to explore and investigate maths concepts to enrich children’s experiences and extend their current thinking and learning.

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RRP $49.95

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Movie Mayhem
Ginnie & Pinney A story about LEARNING TO SAY SORRY

Author(s): Penny Harris, Winnie Zhou (click on the author's name for more titles)

Tao Tiger is looking forward to a quiet night at home but when his friends barge in uninvited, Tao is annoyed. Frustrated by their antics, Tao unfairly yells at Ginnie. The friends are shocked. Why is Tao angry with Ginnie? How can Tao make amends and will Ginnie forgive Tao?

The Ginnie & Pinney multiplatform program is aimed for children, 3-8, to stimulate and enhance emotional intelligence, empathy and ethical decision-making. It includes an eight book set, eight animatic videos and a teacher resource.

Open-ended questions at the back of each book, created in consultation with Australian academics, aim to encourage lively discussion and ethical decision-making.

Each book is a 36 page full colour paperback.

The program is based on the Australian National Framework for Values Education and the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia.

Scan the QR Code on the back of the book and watch the story come to life in an on-screen animation!

Teaching Notes also available.

A set of fair trade character finger puppets can be purchased separately to encourage dramatic play with the story.

This book is part of a set; buy one book or the whole set for $125 in its own carrying case.

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RRP $17.95

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My Mum has Depression

When a mother experiences a mental illness like depression, the whole family can be affected. In this story, a young boy describes his struggle to understand his mother's condition. Nina Mitchell provides a means for fellow depression sufferers to tackle a difficult topic in such a way it can be easily understood by young children.

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RRP $16.50

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My Mum Has Depression

Author(s): Nina Mitchell (click on the author's name for more titles)

The hero of this book is a little boy who tries hard to understand what his mum is going through.

He witnesses her mood swings from deep depression to high elation.

The highs and the lows are illustrated in full colour and in a caring way, appropriate for young children.

The poignant ending says it all: "My mum has depression but she is still my Mum."

Nina Mitchell is a mother of three boys and a primary school teacher. Nina has been treated for depression for several years. Her association with fellow sufferers has led her to conclude that most families and educators have difficulty explaining depression to the children in their care. This prompted Nina to write this illustrated children's book, My Mum has Depression.

Special offer on postage and handling for this title. Standard mail is only $5. The discount will be applied when your order is placed in the warehouse delivery system so you will see the discount applied on the invoice that is emailed to you when your book leaves the warehouse.

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RRP $16.50

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My Muslim Mate

Young Charlie is a true-blue young Aussie, and so is his friend Khaled. They spend time together on their scooters, as well as chatting about the things that they share, and the things that make them different. My Muslim Mate, written by exciting new author Amal Abou-Eid, is the story of how, through talking and learning about each other’s cultures, friendships can flourish and lives can work together harmoniously. The story explains aspects of Islam that are often misunderstood, and is a great resource for non-Muslim families who wish to learn more, as well as Muslim students in classrooms across Australia who can access the book to help express themselves.

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RRP $19.95

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National Quality Standard: Towards Continuous Improvement
A Practical Guide for Students and Professionals

Author(s): Bridie Raban (click on the author's name for more titles)

This practical guide for students and professionals assists early childhood educators, in whatever setting or service, to identify short, medium and long term goals for development of their services towards meeting the requirements of the National Quality Standard through the development of Quality Improvement Plans.

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RRP $39.95

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Observing and Planning in Early Childhood Settings:
Using a Sociocultural Approach

Author(s): Carmel Richardson, Marilyn Fleer (click on the author's name for more titles)

With greater understanding of the effect of working with others in groups and acknowledgement of the impact of society and culture, a more holistic approach to learning is encouraged, rather than a focus on the individual.

The in-depth experience of the authors is reflected in their enthusiasm for this topic, and their challenge to others to undertake this journey.

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RRP $41.95

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Our Family is Starting School
A Handbook for Parents and Carers

Author(s): Bob Perry, Sue Dockett (click on the author's name for more titles)

Starting school is an important time for all concerned. For many children and families, along with the excitement goes a sense of anxiety - a sense of not being exactly sure what will happen and what school will be like. This book results from the hundreds of workshops and discussion groups conducted by the authors for families as part of the Starting School Research Project based at the University of Western Sydney.

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RRP $29.95

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Outdoor Play
Play in the Early Years

Author(s): Bridie Raban, Sue Durant (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book is full of ideas for new and exciting outdoor play, whatever the weather. All activities are linked to the EYLF, and come with advice on planning and supporting outdoor play sessions.

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RRP $36.95

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Outdoor Playspace Naturally, The
For Children Birth to Five Years

Author(s): Sue Elliott (click on the author's name for more titles)

The Outdoor Playspace Naturally arose from concerns shared by the editor and contributing authors about children's playspaces in early childhood services in Australia. It reveals their concerns and offers guidance and information to early childhood educators, centre co-ordinators, management committees, designers and all those involved in the provision of early childhood services.

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RRP $89.95

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Pepperpot & Salty

Pepperpot & Salty is a picture book encouraging children to be open minded about others who are different.

Pepperpot did not like change. She missed her old neighbours, these newcombers seemed strange...

New neighbours have moved in next door to Pepperpot. They look like pirates and she plans to help them move back out. Then real danger threatens and Pepperpot is quite surprised by who comes to save her.

Written by an educator for children, educators and families.

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RRP $15.95

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Pepperpot & Spice

Spice said he could walk her home. They were halfway down the street when Buster began to roam ... Pepperpot is trying to get fit walking around the neighbourhood when trouble swoops. She flees into a neighbour's yard for help. Can Spice's wheels run them out of danger and get Pepperpot safely home?

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RRP $16.50

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Pinney the Winner
Ginnie & Pinney A story about SELFLESSNESS

Author(s): Penny Harris, Winnie Zhou (click on the author's name for more titles)

It is sports day and Pinney is determined to win a chocolate medal. But when his close friend, Ginnie, has a fall, Pinney has to make a decision. Will he stop and help Ginnie or continue on to win the last race? Is winning that important? What will Pinney do and will he win a chocolate medal?

The Ginnie & Pinney multiplatform program is aimed for children, 3-8, to stimulate and enhance emotional intelligence, empathy and ethical decision-making. It includes an eight book set, eight animatic videos and a teacher resource.

Open-ended questions at the back of each book, created in consultation with Australian academics, aim to encourage lively discussion and ethical decision-making.

Each book is a 36 page full colour paperback.

The program is based on the Australian National Framework for Values Education and the Early Years Learning Framework for Australia.

Scan the QR Code on the back of the book and watch the story come to life in an on-screen animation!

Teaching Notes also available.

A set of fair trade character finger puppets can be purchased separately to encourage dramatic play with the story.

This book is part of a set; buy one book or the whole set for $125 in its own carrying case.

More information

RRP $17.95

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