I’ll read the verse then talk about my arrival in Australia and why I now call it home. Key words: people, cities, landscapes Theme: Home is where we feel loved, safe and secure. Taku’s Tip: Always be welcoming to new people at your school or in your neighbourhood. Your friendliness can make a difference!
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I’ll read the verse then talk about my play time and the different games I played as a little girl in Australia. Key words: games, toys, memories Theme: Playing is how we learn about ourselves and each other. Taku’s Tip: Put the gadgets down and go and play outside!
I’ll read the verse then talk about my food and the various world foods I enjoy, right here in Australia. Key words: flavours, ingredients, cutlery Theme: We all need our lunch – we all need to eat! Taku’s Tip: Don’t make fun of what’s in people’s lunchboxes! Be grateful for all you have to eat and be […]
I’ll read the verse then talk about my language and the Australian words and phrases I find funny. Key words: words, prayers, songs Theme: Everyone speaks the language of laughter Taku’s Tip: Always wear a happy smile when you meet people who may not speak the same words as you do.
I’ll read the verse then talk about my family and what it’s like living alone in Australia, away from them all. Key words: home, clothes, rituals Theme: We all need love and acceptance Taku’s Tip: Be grateful for the love your family gives you.
Reading Time Online’s book review really made me smile. Reading Time is run by The Children’s Book Council of Australia. Thank you to their reviewer Elizabeth Douglas for saying this about Multicultural Me: This most appealing picture book aims to celebrate ‘the cultural diversity and friendship of young people in Australia’. It introduces four children […]
Hon Dr Mike Nahan MLA is the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests in Western Australia. He has been a great supporter of our book Multicultural Me – he officially launched it for us during Children’s Book Week. His team at the Office of Multicultural Interest (OMI) has also been wonderfully supportive. They have told people […]
I learnt how to address Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) for different audiences when I completed my Certificate IV in Training and Assessment last year. I chose to address LLN in my book Multicultural Me because of knowing that many of the kids who will read it will speak English as a Second Language (ESL). […]
Our dream is to make a movie, so we recently held a Multi-Me TV presenting workshop with some very talented kids in Perth. The workshop was facilitated by Perth personality Carmen Braidwood. She is currently a presenter for Channel 9’s Destination WA and a much-loved part of “Carmen and Fitzi” on 96FM radio. She gave […]
The Literature Centre in Fremantle loves children’s books, supports authors and nurtures emerging writers. It is increasingly difficult and competitive for Australian writers to be picked up by big-name publishers. I really struggled with that and a friend recommended I contact The Literature Centre when I decided to self-publish Multicultural Me. Jenny Doust, Senior Education […]