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Classic tales for team or solo reading

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These books are different. Very different.

So much so that all abilities Years 2 to 6 want to read, love to read, need to read, beg to read, because they have discovered they can.

Re-imagined by Ellie Hallett, these stories are formatted in rows for take-it-in-turn reading for partners and small groups. Everyone has equal reading time.

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‘I wish we had school on the weekends’ sums it up in a nutshell.


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Set of books 1 to 5

AU$30
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Set of books 6 to 10

AU$30
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Set of books 11 to 15

AU$30
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All 15 books – package deal

Available now for only AU$95 (incl GST and postage in Australia).

Buy the set and save – limited quantity of classroom packages. Regular price is $134.

Full Set of books 1 to 15

  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • The Fox and the Goat
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • Little Red Riding Hood and the Five Senses
  • The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
  • The Two Travellers
  • The Enormous Turnip
  • The Hare and the Tortoise
  • The Wind and the Sun
  • The Three Wishes
  • The Fox and the Crow
  • The Man the Boy and the Donkey
  • Who will Bell the Cat?
  • The Ugly Duckling

AU$95.00
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More ‘Let’s do it again!’ partner plays

Echo and Narcissus
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A5 shared-reading format

Retold from the Greek legend, children can take turns in reading the lines while simultaneously learning about the larger-than-life characters.

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AU$15 for set of two
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The Fox and the Crow
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A5 shared-reading format.

This Aesop’s fable is full of delight. We are taken in by the Fox just as much as Crow.

Even though this story is about a fox and a crow, human emotions run high in this story, teaching the young reader valuable life lessons. This is Aesop at its best.

AU$15 for set of two
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Henny Penny - rewritten as a partner play be Ellie Hallett
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A5 shared-reading format.

Henny Penny takes us on a roller-coaster ride that enables the reader to feel what it is like to be thought of as dinner.

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AU$15 for set of two
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King Midas and the Golden Touch - rewritten as a partner play by Ellie Hallett
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A5 shared-reading format.

This lively version brings this classic story into the here and now. Readers feel the action and meet the characters in real time.

Well-structured language and beautiful pictures are perfect companions in this classic tale.

AU$15 set of two
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff - rewritten as a partner play by Ellie Hallett
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A5 shared-reading format.

This much-loved story will not only capture the imagination of its readers from the first encounter, it will entice them back many times to re-experience the fun.

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AU$15 set of two
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Plays for simultaneous group reading

These scripted plays have vivid dialogue and beautiful illustrations to add to the reading and/or performance experience of children acting the parts of legendary characters. Production and staging notes are included in each book.


The Story of Pandora is a Greek myth that everyone should know, and what better way than as a play.

The complications and ins and outs of this highly dramatic story brings the characters to life, not only for the performers but also to listeners.

The role of the on-stage storyteller provides continuity of the story development.

Full colour A4 format.

AU$20
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This version of the famous Greek myth stays true to the story as it unravels the complications and dramatic events for both the participant and the listener. Adapted from the Greek myth, this play is for six characters performed by three or more actors. This edition not only brings the story to life through vivid dialogue, it illustrates the drama with beautiful works of art that reflect different interpretations.

Full production and background notes are included.

Full colour A4 format.

AU$20
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Speech warm-up for clarity and diction

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16 A5 pages


‘Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively.’

Gerald R Ford,
American President 1974-1977


This book is a mouth-moving, tongue-twisting enunciation workout so people will understand WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT.

Read this book out loud and often!

As well as being a lot of fun, this book will help you achieve a multitude of benefits including …

  • improved social confidence and speech clarity
  • good mouth-muscle strength and breath control
  • pronunciation accuracy and rhythmic consistency
  • thinking ahead of your voice to achieve vocal fluency
  • being expressive by varying pace, pitch and dynamics
  • having a speaking voice that holds listeners’ attention
  • possessing a wide vocabulary for higher-level thinking
  • realising that a fine speaking voice is a valuable asset
  • discovering that practice really does make perfect
  • relishing unusual words for their jubilant exuberance.

AU$9.00
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