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Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom

Why ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is perfect for your high school English classroom ‘Tracks of the Missing’ (Magabala 2022) is an excellent novel study choice for teachers of secondary English Grades 9-10. ‘Tracks of the Missing’ is a YA suspense... More

Black Cockatoo Common Questions and Answers

Black Cockatoo Common Questions and Answers

Google search tells us that lots of you are looking for the same kinds of answers about Black Cockatoo authors and the book. CARL MERRISON What is Carl Merrison’s culture background? Carl Merrison is a Jaru/Kija man from Halls Creek in the... More

8 Reasons to Study Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018)

8 Reasons to Study Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018)

8 Reasons to Study Black Cockatoo by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler Are you a teacher in a mainstream school Grade 4-6? A teacher of First Nations students in a rural or remote outback classroom? A teacher of low literacy... More

Black Cockatoo Audiobook

Black Cockatoo Audiobook

Are you looking for a Black Cockatoo Audiobook? Unfortunately, there is not an audiobook version of Black Cockatoo yet. However, if this is something that you are interested in the best way to make it happen is to contact Magabala... More

Black Cockatoo Book Summary

Black Cockatoo Book Summary

Are you looking for a summary of the book Black Cockatoo? We could type one out for you… but we don’t need to as Reading Australia has done an excellent chapter summary you can access here: Reading Australia Website and... More

Black Cockatoo PDF

Black Cockatoo PDF

Are you searching for the Black Cockatoo PDF for Black Cockatoo (Magabala 2018) by Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler? We are so glad you have found this post! We hear you and an ebook is in creation by Rachel Bin... More

Deadly Reads: cooee mittigar a story on darug songlines

Deadly Reads: cooee mittigar a story on darug songlines

We are so excited to review a new release from Magabala! Our publisher, Rachel Bin Salleh, gifted us this book with our latest contract (but we were under no obligation to do a review- we do this because we genuinely... More

Black Cockatoo- Our thoughts behind keeping it short

Black Cockatoo- Our thoughts behind keeping it short

We wrote Black Cockatoo short on purpose. In fact when we submitted it to Magabala Books it was considerably shorter- we added three chapters at the last minute. We know the types of stories that made Halls Creek kids tick. In the... More

Indigenous Literacy Day… TODAY

Indigenous Literacy Day… TODAY

To celebrate Indigenous Literacy Day we want to share some amazing Aboriginal YA stories with you… get down to your local library or bookstore to have a read and appreciate Australian Aboriginal culture, history, resilience and voice. Aboriginal Australia… still strong, still... More