Classroom Resources

Find all the resources here that you will need to integrate StoryArts Presenters and their books into your Classroom Activities!


1.     Ailsa Wild

Interview re Squishy Taylor books –

Teaching Notes from Booktopia –

Book Trailer on YouTube –


2.     Aleesah Darlison

Aleesah’s YouTube channel

Interview with Aleesah

Teaching Notes – Puggle’s Problem


3.     Andrew King

Reviews and Ratings on Goodreads

Interview with Andrew

Andrew working in Schools


4.     Anita Heiss


Video and Interview – SBS

Teaching Notes for an Aboriginal Perspectives Unit in Literature

Teaching Notes – Kicking Goals

Teaching Notes – Our Race for Reconciliation


5.     Brian Falkner


YouTube Channel

Teaching Notes – Northwood

Teaching Notes – Stubborn Seed of Hope – Yrs 9-10 English

Classroom Ideas – Brainjack

Teaching Notes – Shooting Stars



6.     Christine Bongers

Various YouTube interviews

Teaching Notes – Henry Hoey Hobson

Teaching Notes – Intruder

Review – Intruder


7.     Chris Collin


Interview pre Funky Chicken release

Chris working in Schools

Funky Chicken YouTube


8.     Coral Tulloch

12Days of Christmas with Chris Cheng

About Coral

One Small Island


9.     Cori Brooke

All I Want for Christmas – YouTube Interview

Teaching Notes – All I Want for Christmas

Teaching Notes – Max and George



10.  Dave Lowe

Review – Stinky and Jinks

Dave in Schools


11.  Gregg Dreise

Meet Gregg Dreise

ABC Interview

Teaching Notes – Silly Birds


12.  Jack Heath

YouTube Channel

Interview with Jack


13.  James Foley

Interview and “In the Lion” video


YouTube Channel

Classroom Ideas – My Dead Bunny

Teaching Notes – The Last Viking


14.  Karen Foxlee


YouTube review – A Most Magical Girl

Teaching Notes – Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy



15.  Kim Toft

Short Biography

YouTube – Kim’s Silk Gallery

YouTube – Painting Coral Sea Dreaming book cover

Teaching Notes – The World That We Want


16.  Lance Balchin


Interview and Review

Book Trailer


17.  Lucia Masciullo




18.  Matt Stanton

Teaching Notes – This is a Ball

Teaching Notes – The Red Book


YouTube Channel


19.  Megan Forward

Book Trailer – All I Want for Christmas is Rain

Teaching Notes – A Patch from Scratch

Interview and Review


20.  Michael Bauer

Guest Post – Writing with Michael

Teaching Notes – Don’t Call Me Ishmael

You Tube – Various interviews, tips and inspirations


21.  Nadia Sunde

Website – mostly about her vocal world


22.  Peter Carnavas


Interview Video

Review – The Boy on the Page

Teaching Notes – The Boy on the Page

Teaching Notes – Last Tree in the City

Book Trailer – My Totally Awesome Story

Teaching Notes – What’s in my Lunchbox

Teaching Notes – The Important Things

Teaching Notes – Multiple titles

YouTube – Multiple readings, interviews, demos


23.  Rebecca Johnson

Reviews and Interview

Newspaper Article

Interview – Goodreads


24.  Richard Newsome

Reviews, Book Trailer – Billionaire’s Curse series

Video – Richard speaking about his writing

Video – student speaking about Billionaire’s Curse

Video – Richard talking about Book 3


25.  Sally Heinrich

Profile by Carclew

Book Trailer – One Step at a Time

Teaching Notes – One Step at a Time


26.  Samantha Wheeler

Reviews and Interview


Samantha in Schools

YouTube Channel

Review – Mr Cassowary

Book Trailer – Smooch and Rose


27.  Sandy Fussell

Samurai Kids Website



Video – Sandy talks about Samurai Kids

Classroom Ideas – Samurai Kids

Teaching Notes – Sad the Dog

Classroom Ideas – Polar Boy


28.  Shamini Flint Review – Inspector Singh series

Video Interview

Video – Reading and Interview


29.  Tanya Batt

Video – Catching Fish reading by Tanya


30.  Trace Balla


Review and Teaching Notes – Rockhopping

Teaching Notes – Rockhoping

Review and Teaching Notes – Rivertime


31.  Yvonne Mes




32.  THAT Production Company

YouTube Channel


33.  Narelle Oliver Exhibition

Narelle’s Website