Which freebies will take your fancy in Term Two? We have bookmarks, teaching activities and new teaching notes for all our latest books

It’s all about the great outdoors this term, with animals, adventures and tropical islands galore.

Browse through our latest activity sheets and bookmarks for this term’s new freebies. Get your hands on them by emailing admin@fremantlepress.com.au while stocks last or clicking on the activity sheet image below to download and print your own.

The Wreckers’ Revenge by Norman Jorgensen

Red Read is in trouble, again. Expelled from school, he is whisked off by Captain Black Bowen, one of the most infamous smugglers ever to ply the coast of northern Australia in the nineteenth century. Together they battle demon storms, crazed pirates and killer diseases while hunting down a great lost treasure.

Check out the Shipwreck Survival activity sheet below for a research-based activity that explores life on a Western Australian tropical island.

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Wombat, Mudlark and Other Stories by Helen Milroy

From a falling star to a lonely whale, an entertaining lizard to an enterprising penguin, these Indigenous stories are full of wonder, adventure and enduring friendships. Told in the style of traditional teaching stories, these animal tales take young readers on adventures of self-discovery and fulfilment.

Engage young readers with our animal-focused activity sheet that encourages students to think about their character and qualities in the context of the natural world.

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Alex and the Alpacas Save the World by Kathryn Lefroy

Alex is expecting a boring holiday when she’s told she’ll be spending the summer on her grandfather’s farm. But not long after she and her mum arrive, weird things start to happen. And her grandfather’s alpacas … they can talk! Soon Alex is caught up in an ancient prophecy that threatens the destruction of the world, and she must use all of her brains, brawn and bravery to stop it happening.

Get creative with this hands-on activity for making a prophecy maker that encourages students to think about what they’d predict for the future if they had the power to.

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Violet and Nothing by Fiona Burrows

Violet is a little girl with big ideas. She’s always thinking. One day she starts thinking about nothing. What is it? Where is it? And how does she find it?

Use this open-ended activity sheet to stimulate the imagination with a creative activity based on thinking and individuality.

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All these books and more are available online at www.fremantlepress.com.au. Buy a class set of 10 books or more to receive a 10% discount and free postage.

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