Books & Learning Packs

Browse among our unique and growing collection of books on ANZAC Day and the ANZACs. Also included are several teaching and learning packs. All of our books are printed in Australia. Prices ex and inclusive of GST are shown. All orders are shipped by couriers or Australia Post. Orders to an address in Australia incur a flat shipping and handling charge of $7.70 (incl GST) per order. Orders sent to international locations attract a shipping cost based on weight.

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  • seek!

    An illustrated and pictorial tribute to Australia's tracker dogs in the Vietnam War. (Read more.)

    This resource aligns with Australian Curriculum : History for Years 6 and 10 as well as the historical context required in the literature strand of the Australian Curriculum : English Years 5-10.

    seek! is a 48-page tribute to the Australian tracker dogs that served in the Vietnam War.
    In full colour with more than 110 photos (black & white as well as colour)—plus maps and illustrations—this book gives an overview of the Vietnam War and the service of the Australians who were deployed there; and the role of the eleven dogs that were part of the combat tracker teams that operated during Australia’s commitment from 1966 to 1972.

    Authors: Di Burke and Mary Small

    Suitable 10 yo to adult. -- ISBN 978-0-9804480-6-1

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    $12.10
  • The Legend of the Light Horse

    Shelf Book Only (B5 size)

    ISBN 978-0-9757123-9-9

    Cover image same as BIg Book above.

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    $10.95
  • Why are they marching, Daddy? (Big Book Kit)

    See also next item - accompanying Kit - available to supplement this item

    This resource aligns with the Australian Curriculum : History for Year 3. It may also be used within the family history component of the Australian Curriculum : English [Literature Strand] for Years P-3 in the Big Book format.

    ISBN 0-9577957-7-7

    Published January 2002

    Editor - Di Burke

    Illustrator - Elizabeth Alger

    Paperback with celloglaze cover and pages;16 pp excluding cover; Big Book/Portrait 490mmx360mm; Colour illustrations every page

    Comes with a special kit to use with the book. The kit includes:

    • A teachers’ manual written by Tracey Linnane, on CD
    • A set of word cards – 27 words with illustrations specific to the big book;
    • The oral story – ‘Why are they marching, Daddy?’ on CD; and
    • 6 x Why are they marching, Daddy? Shelf books
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    $66.00
  • In Search of Jacka, VC

    The individual book from the In Search of … series.

    ISBN 0 9580273 0 7

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    $8.80
  • 'Don't forget me, cobber!'

    This resource aligns with the Australian Curriculum: History for Year 9.

    A comprehensive account of WW1 and Australians’ battlefield experiences at Gallipoli, on the Western Front and in the Middle East. Includes the desert campaigns fought by the lighthorsemen and the contribution of the Navy, Flying Corps and the nurses.
    Suit middle primary to lower secondary.

    ISBN 0 9757123 5 7
    Author-Matt Anderson
    Second edition
    Published 2006
    Paperback; 40 pp
    B5 Portrait
    Colour images and B&W photographs throughout.

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    $10.95
  • Walers Go To War

    This resource aligns with the Australian Curriculum : History  for Year 3 and the historical text component of the Australian Curriculum : English [Literature Strand] for Years  5-7.

    A story about the Australian war horses, the Walers, who went with the Australian troopers to the Boer War in South Africa and with the Light Horsemen to World War 1. Delightful illustrations, many humorous, to help younger readers understand the role of these Australian horses in wartime, the hardships suffered by the men and their horses and the special bond they shared. Suit lower – middle primary.

    ISBN 0-9577957-6-9

    Published December 2001
    Author – Vashti Farrer
    Illustrator – Sue O’Loughlin
    Paperback with celloglaze cover; 32 pp excluding cover; B5 Portrait; Colour illustrations every page;

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    $7.70
  • The Legend of the Light Horse (Big Book Kit)

    A Teaching and Learning Package for Primary Schools.

    This resource aligns with the Australian Curriculum: History for Years 6 and 9 but is also a suitable  text for middle primary years in the Big Book format within the historical context of the Australian Curriculum : English [Literature Strand]
    ISBN 978-0-9804480-0-9

    Published 2007

    A revised edition of the book written by Ian Jones in 1987; Illustrated by Basil and Wendy Gay

    Paperback with celloglaze cover and pages

    40 pp excluding cover; includes comprehensive glossary

    Big Book/Portrait 485mmx340mm; colour

    Package includes: 1 x Big Book 6 x Shelf Books (B5 size)

    Classroom activities on CD-ROM

    A comprehensive account of the Australian Light Horse in WW1 – at Gallipoli, on the Western Front and across the vast deserts of the Middle East.

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    $82.50
  • In Search of Kingsford Smith, MC

    The individual book from the In Search of … series.

    ISBN 0 9581625 7 3

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    $8.80
  • In Search of ... series

    This resource aligns with the Australian Curriculum: History for Year 10 . It also fits perfectly into developing the skill of Inquiry Based Learning from Years 6-9.

    A Teaching and Learning Package for Upper Primary/Lower Secondary Students.

    The 5 books provide resources to help students explore aspects of the life and Australians' experiences of WW1 through evidence from the time. 

    The approach of the books reflects a commitment to an inquiry approach to learning -- the conviction that students learn best by doing. Includes a CD-ROM with 5 interactives for teachers to use in conjunction with the printed books and online support material on the ADCC website www.anzacday.org.au

    Written for upper primary/lower secondary.

    ISBN 0-9757123-4-9
    Published 2005
    Produced for the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland by Ryebuck Media Pty Ltd.

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    $77.00
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