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
  • Digging for Diggers

    Shortlisted for The Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing for 2003.

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

    It is also a useful tool when teaching  research skills at any upper school level.

    This book is the definitive guide to researching the military history of a WW1 Digger. In a step by step approach, author Graeme Hosken provides the researcher with all of the information and tools necessary to complete the task.

    80 pages plus cover

    ISBN 0-9580273-2-3 

    Published October 2002

    Author Graeme Hosken

    Published by ADCC Publications

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    $17.60
  • '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
  • Peace in Our Communities: A teaching and learning package for primary schools

    This resource may be aligned to the Australian Curriculum: English [Literature Strand] to create a variety of literacy text across all year levels.

    These posters are also valuable within a Civics and Citizenship  or Communications unit of work at any year level.

    Written by Tracey Linnane; ISBN 0 9581625 2 2 

    Includes: A collection of 18 quality, full colour A3 posters (6 each for years P-2, 3-5 and 6-7); a teaching plan and student worksheets on CD-ROM and an A3 Display Folder.

    A list of strategic questions, developed for use with each peace poster, has been printed on the back of each poster to aid use by teachers during discussions with students. The peace posters and accompanying questions may be used with individual students, in small groups or with the whole class when conducting substantive conversations as part of discussions.

    Long-term educational aim is to foster in children: increased awareness of the concept of ‘peace’ in their communities; how it contributes to their lives; and ways in which we think, feel and act peaceably in order to live a healthy, happy and fulfilled life. An important aspect is to assist children to link their understandings, capabilities and attitudes of ‘peace’ with the sacrifices made by our Australian service men and women from the past and present, as we advocate and strive for peace in our lives today.

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    $33.00
  • K is for Kokoda

    An A to Z of Australia and the Second World War

    By Matt Anderson

    Nothing before or since has rivaled Australia's participation in the Second World War, both in its extent and its intensity. The war changed how we saw ourselves as a nation and to whom we would look in the future to underwrite our security. It modernised our industry, swept away the unemployment of the Great Depression, and redefined the role of women at home, in the work force and in the armed services. Through a collection of short overviews and sketches, K is for Kokoda explores these and other aspects of Australians at war in 1939-1945.

    Published by the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland), 2010. Soft cover, photographs, 104 pages. ISBN 978-0-9804480-3-0

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    $16.50
  • Snapshots of War: Images of Australians' Experiences in WW1

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

    It is part of a range of communication forms that can be used and explored at other year levels as well.

    A Teaching and Learning pack for Primary Schools Contents: 36 individual photographic images of WW1 (A4 mounted on cardboard) in six categories and 36 teachers' resource cards (A5 mounted on cardboard)- one for each image card. (Suggestions on how to use the pack can be found on the back of each of these cards).

    Packaged in a purpose designed satchel-style box.

    ISBN 0 9757123 6 5

    Author-Tracey Linnane;

    Published 2006.

    Under the categories Arrival and living conditions; Transport and supplies; Medical aid;
    Communications; Leisure and entertainment; and Effects of war, teachers are offered a wide variety of classroom activities using the photographs as the stimuli.
    Presented in a specially designed satchel style box.

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    $44.00
  • 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? (Shelf Book)

    (Shelf Book)

    ISBN 0 9581625 5 7

    Published July 2004 to complement Big Book Kit

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    $7.70
  • A is for ANZAC – A Teaching and Learning Package for Primary Schools

    By Matt Anderson

    This resource aligns with the Australian Curriculum : History for Years 3 and 6 as well as the historical context component in the Australian Curriculum : English [Literature Strand]for Year 5.

    Paperback with celloglaze cover 26 pp excluding cover; Full Colour

    Package includes

    • 1 Big Book 490mm x 340mm colour
    • Teachers Manual & classroom activities on CD Rom
    • 6 x A is for ANZAC Shelf Books (B5)
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    $77.00
  • 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
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