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MARCH 22, 2021

Australian Children's Laureate Update


Playwriting Competition

The ACLF is proud to be partnering with Reading Australia to present an exciting opportunity for young storytellers. Students across Australia are being invited to write a scene in a play inspired by Pierre’s Not There or another play by Australian Children’s Laureate Ursula Dubosarsky.

More information on the challenge, the prizes and how to enter. Entries close on 30 April 2021.

Write with Ursula

A new month means a new Laureate-inspired writing activity. What do MARCH and CHARM have in common and how can they inspire all kids to have fun with words?

Download all of Ursula’s writing activities. There are also lots of other downloads and resources to explore!

The March of the Ants available now

Congratulations to Ursula Dubosarsky on her new book The March of the Ants. The ants are heading out on a very important expedition. What will they need to take with them? A book about a very special book. Illustrated by Tohby Riddle and published by Book Trail Press, this story was first read at the launch of Ursula’s term as Laureate.

Order now on JBO.

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