Animal beatbox

What is the true call of the wild? Here we travel down a very special river and are introduced to a wide variety of the animal kingdom who all contribute their name for the sake of music.

From Margaret Wild – The Dream of the Thylacine (with curriculum notes)

The Dream of the Thylacine

Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks 

This arresting and beautiful picture book from Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks is a shimmering encounter with the Tasmanian tiger, a lament for a lost species, and a compelling evocation of the place of animals in Nature.

For more about the book plus acess Curriculum notes =>

A creative thirst for life in the wild

THERE’S only one thing Graeme Base really fears and that’s the thought that one day he might wake up from his dream life and have to get what he calls ”a proper job”. The confession comes with a chuckle. For someone who has published 13 books since 1983 and been involved in projects that range across theatre, television and music, he’s more like a workaholic than a man of leisure.


Animal adaptations

Here is a long list of websites with activities that encourage learning about adaptations developed by individual animals