Clancy of the Outback Series – 4 Book Pack
Clancy of the Outback Series – 4 Book Pack $47.95
Welcome to the Clancy of the Outback series. Eleven-year old Clancy, has been thrust into life out woop-woop. These are his stories of his outback adventures at his uncle’s sheep station, Overflow Station. There are two 4-book packs available depending on when you joined us on Clancy's adventures. Season 1 City Slicker Chookshed Blues Roadkill Rescue Shearing Time Season 2 Horse Play Feral Frenzy Paddock Bomb Exploding Dunny     Season 1 teacher notes here Season 2 teachers notes here
Clancy of the Outback Series – 8 Book Set
Clancy of the Outback Series – 8 Book Set $94.95
Grab all 8 books of the Clancy of the Outback series at this set price.   Season 1 teacher notes here Season 2 teachers notes here
Mindset Handbook
Mindset Handbook $29.95
Ever pondered how a simple shift in mindset could accelerate your journey to success? This handbook explores the mental attitude and strategies employed by high-performing athletes and businesspeople offering practical tips and insights adaptable to every aspect of life. Whether overcoming challenges in school or navigating the twists and turns of everyday life, high school students will become equipped with the tools to excel academically and thrive in their life’s journey. Discover the keys to unlocking motivation, managing stress and fostering a growth-oriented mindset. The actionable strategies in the Mindset Handbook provide a roadmap for personal growth and achievement, and will empower you to embrace a positive outlook on life and pursue goals with confidence, while you strive for academic success and face the challenges of adolescence.
Your High-Performance Guide to Study and Learning
Your High-Performance Guide to Study and Learning $34.95
Now is the time to change your habits and take control of your study – and Your high-performance guide to study and learning will show you how! Authored by secondary school teacher Scott Francis, with additional insights from Associate Professor Michael Nagel, this book will guide you through twenty key practical strategies to get the most out of the time you spend studying. This book acknowledges that success in study requires a holistic approach. You will explore mindset and attitudes, planning and routines, high-impact study techniques and brain-based learning strategies, and you will also look beyond conventional understandings of study to explore the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude on academic results. Whether you are looking to adopt a few new habits or overhaul your whole study philosophy, this easy-to-read and accessible resource will help you to actively participate in your learning experiences and dominate your study.
Study Skills for Ambitious Senior Students
Study Skills for Ambitious Senior Students $29.95
‘Life is too good for bad study.’ Whether academically ambitious or focused on passing, all students want to get the most out of their study time. Yet while many assume the amount of time we spend studying has the biggest impact on results, it is actually the intensity of our effort that reaps the greatest rewards. Aimed at high school students in years 10 to 12, Study Skills for Ambitious Senior Students reveals how to flex the 8 superhabits of study to develop your mind like a muscle and take your performance to the next level. In this book, experienced teacher and author Scott Francis explores a range of high-performance learning strategies – from the power of purposeful planning and practice questions to the secrets of single-tasking and spaced practice – to supercharge your study and help you achieve your full potential. By putting these superhabits into practice, you will become more efficient as a student and have more time to enjoy the other great things in life. After all, life is too good for bad study!  
Ask the Animals
Ask the Animals $29.95
Ask the Animals aims to encourage the natural curiosity of young children. Unfortunately curiosity in a child’s early years weakens with time, and during school they become accustomed to mainly seeking correct answers to questions asked by their teachers. Curiosity involves asking questions about something which you know little about. These questions usually start with WHY or HOW and help children to gain knowledge of their own accord. In this book 16 animals are introduced with an illustration and a fun rhyming poem, and are followed by a range of WHY and HOW questions to strengthen curious thinking. Ask the Animals shows young children the importance of asking questions and develops their critical and creative thinking.   Download the animal templates here  
The Entrepreneurial Handbook
The Entrepreneurial Handbook $29.95
Discover the exciting world of entrepreneurship with Claire Wheeler’s comprehensive guide, The Entrepreneurial Handbook. Perfect for high school students with big dreams and even bigger ideas, this book is your passport to turning ambition into action. From cultivating innovative ideas to crafting compelling business plans, this book delves into the essential skills and strategies needed to kickstart your entrepreneurial journey. With a keen focus on practical business advice and real-world examples, this handbook equips high school students with the tools to transform their visions into viable ventures and profitable start-ups.
Financial Literacy Handbook
Financial Literacy Handbook $29.95
Earning money for the first time can be very rewarding. For teenagers earning money from part-time work at food outlets and retail stores, from their own small businesses and from their hobbies, there are more opportunities than ever for a motivated young adult to earn some money. In the Financial Literacy Handbook, Scott Francis provides financial education to help students learn money lessons they can take for life, to be confident talking about their money and to make better-informed financial decisions. This book covers crucial financial topics including spending, saving, investing, financial goals, credit card and high interest debt, key paperwork, building budgets, and understanding tax and superannuation. Whether you’ve already earned some money through work or are still learning to earn an income, you’ll find practical strategies that will help you make wise financial choices, become confident in managing your financial skills and positioning yourself for financial success in the future.
Writing Skills Handbook
Writing Skills Handbook $29.95
Writing is essential for communication, landing a good job, expressing oneself creatively and solving problems. In today’s world, where technology is reshaping the landscape of communication, the ability to express oneself articulately through written words is more important than ever. Filled with effective techniques and strategies, Writing Skills Handbook is designed to help students confidently acquire high-performance writing techniques. This book will cover the basics of writing skills, ranging from grammar and punctuation, sentence structure, paragraph construction, learning how to revise and self-edit, and exploring different types of writing and the unique challenges and opportunities that each form of writing presents. Writing is a journey and by acquiring these writing techniques through time, patience and practice, you will become a proficient writer and effectively set yourself up for success!
Starting High School
Starting High School $29.95
The transition from primary to secondary school is a big step, and it’s natural to feel a mix of excitement and nerves during this time. As you get ready for this new chapter in your life, it’s important to remember that you have the power to shape your own experience for the better.In Starting High School Leon Furze provides a comprehensive approach to help students confidently navigate the academic, social and emotional aspects of the transition. Learn how to set goals and manage expectations, build your confidence and resilience, and navigate the ups and downs of this exciting new adventure.Full of tips and tricks, this book covers important topics such as time management, communication skills and stress management. Whether you’re in Year 5, Year 6 or about to start secondary school, Starting High School can help you prepare for the changes ahead and give you the confidence you need to succeed.  
Student Wellbeing Handbook
Student Wellbeing Handbook $29.95
Being a teenager can be tough. There are changes and challenges to deal with, and seemingly endless priorities competing for your attention. It can be hard to find the time and energy to take care of yourself, but it’s vital for your health and happiness to make self-care part of your daily routine. In the Student Wellbeing Handbook, Leon Furze unpacks the key issues impacting high school students’ mental and physical wellbeing, including mindfulness, exercise, nutrition, water, sleep, resilience, technology, bullying and emotional regulation. In these pages you’ll uncover effective strategies and proven techniques for increasing mindfulness, reducing stress and building resilience, ensuring you’re in the best position to meet the challenges of life and learning with confidence, clarity and a positive mindset. 
Roadkill Rescue
Roadkill Rescue $12.95
Welcome to the Clancy of the Outback series. Eleven-year-old Clancy has been thrust into life out woop-woop. These are the stories of his outback adventures at his uncle’s sheep station, Overflow Station. In this book, the school bus runs over a mother kangaroo outside the gate to Overflow Station and Clancy and Little Bill find a joey in the pouch. Eventually the whole family become involved in looking after the joey. The story becomes more complicated when Big Bill announces a kangaroo cull. Clancy and Little Bill decide to mount a campaign to save the local wildlife which coincides with Little Bill declaring herself vegan. Nevertheless, the campaign goes on and is a huge success. At the conclusion of this book the Outback facts provides information about native wildlife. There is the DH Lawrence poem Kangaroo and the all-important, Outback Jokes section.     Download the teacher notes here
Architect
Architect $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an architect? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Gerard on his journey from student to owner of two architecture businesses. On the way, you’ll read all about what Gerard does each day, see pictures of his creations, and learn some interesting facts about his job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Engineer
Engineer $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a engineer? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Donna on her journey from trade assistant to LAME (Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer). On the way, you’ll read all about what Donna does each day, see pictures of the aircraft hanger where she works, and learn some interesting facts about her job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Teacher
Teacher $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a teacher? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Sarah on her journey from private nanny to kindergarten teacher-in-charge. On the way, you’ll read all about what Sarah does each day, see pictures of the early learning centre where she works, and learn some interesting facts about her job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Bank Manager
Bank Manager $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a bank manager? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Joe on his journey from bank teller to branch manager. On the way, you’ll read all about what Joe does each day, see pictures of his office, and learn some interesting facts about his job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Optometrist
Optometrist $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an optometrist? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Joe on his journey from recent migrant to qualified optometrist. On the way, you’ll read all about what Joe does each day, see pictures of the clinic where he examines patients, and learn some interesting facts about his job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Zookeeper
Zookeeper $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a zookeeper? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Mike on his journey from laboratory technician to zookeeper specialising in reptiles. On the way, you’ll read all about what Nick does each day, see pictures of the sanctuary where he works, and learn some interesting facts about his job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Hair Stylist
Hair Stylist $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a hair stylist? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Lisa on her journey from apprenticeship to salon owner. On the way, you’ll read all about what Lisa does each day, see pictures of her place of work, and learn some interesting facts about her job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Librarian
Librarian $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a librarian? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Jessica on her journey from a Customer Service Officer in a library to a Children's Librarian. On the way, you’ll read all about what Jessica does each day, see pictures of her place of work, and learn some interesting facts about her job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Equine Carer
Equine Carer $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an equine carer? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Sam on her journey from after-school employee to self-employed equine carer and services provider. On the way, you’ll read all about what Sam does each day, see pictures of the places where she works, and learn some interesting facts about her job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Web Designer
Web Designer $13.95
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a web designer? In this book from the Real People, Real Careers series, we follow Nick on his journey from high school student to self-employed web designer. On the way, you’ll read all about what Nick does each day, see pictures of his home office, and learn some interesting facts about his job as well as key terms that will help you to better understand the world of work.
Literary Analysis Handbook
Literary Analysis Handbook $29.95
Dive into the depths of literary exploration with the Literary Analysis Handbook. Designed for high school students, this guide offers a roadmap to dissecting literary works and crafting compelling responses. From learning to understand narrative complexities to decoding symbolic imagery, students will gain insightful tips and engaging examples to enhance their understanding of their English and literature texts. Whether exploring a timeless classic novel or critiquing a modern masterpiece, this handbook equips students with the skills to navigate the written word with clarity and finesse, transforming every reading experience into an opportunity for profound insight.
Film Analysis Handbook
Film Analysis Handbook $29.95
Unlock the secrets of cinematic storytelling with the Film Analysis Handbook. Tailored for high school students studying English and literature, this guide is your ticket to confidently dissecting films and crafting compelling analyses. From unravelling narrative threads to decoding visual symbolism, this book is full of insightful tips and engaging examples to elevate a student’s understanding of film. Learn how to dissect a classic or critique a contemporary masterpiece. Navigate the world of cinema with insight and finesse, making every viewing experience an opportunity for understanding.

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