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MARCH 20, 2022

Story Box Library March Update

BY JAMES BENNETT


The first ever StoryBox app is here! Download now for Apple and Android devices, making a world of stories now even easier to access.

Explore the Holiday Reading Challenge featuring Anzac stories, helping children learn more about the experiences of Australian and New Zealander soldiers and the significance of Anzac Day.

Download printable Shelf Talkers for your public library, to promote SBL stories about science, technology and engineering for kids of all ages.

Meet Gabrielle Wang, children’s book author and illustrator, and the new Australian Children’s Laureate for 2022-23! Find out more in SBL’s Short Film with Gabrielle Wang. During March, all Short Films featuring Laureates are available to watch for free.

In the lead up to Earth Hour on 26 March, find selected stories about the environment, sustainability, and the wonder of nature. The stories are perfect for celebrating Earth Day on 22 April as well.

March story releases:

  • Fire is a moving and sensitive story of a natural disaster as seen through the eyes of a cockatoo. Written by Jackie French, illustrated by Bruce Whatley and read by Alexandra Schepisi.
  • A charming tale of family love, traditions and tea time friends, Ash Invites Her Friends to Tea is created by Fu Wenzheng and read by Gabrielle Wang.
  • Read by Gabrielle Wang, Tiny Wonders is the story of a small child trying to bring wonder back to her town through the language of flowers, from creator Sally Soweol Han.
  • Flood is a moving and sensitive story author Jackie French was inspired to write by the 2011 Queensland floods, about a cattle dog who is separated from his family in the destruction. Illustrated by Bruce Whatley and read by Radhiah Chowdhury.

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