Jackie French

When I read a sentence... what I see isn't going to be the same as what you see. Every time I write a book, it is co-authored with the person who reads it. That's why a book is so powerful

Jackie French AM is an Australian author, historian,  ecologist  and honorary wombat (part time), 2014-2015 Australian Children’ Laureate and 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. Jackie has written over 200 books, some of which have sold millions of copies and won over 60 awards in Australia and internationally. Jackie writes for adults, young adults, and even younger humans, on history, ecology, and her award winning historical fiction for all ages. Jackie is also dyslexic and patron of literacy programmes across Australia with a wide and deep experience in learning differences and methods, and their outcomes for students. She is a passionate advocate for equal educational opportunity.

Jackie's programs

Oracle

Age: 9-12 years

Writing focus: Narrative Writing, Myths and Legends, Adventure Story, Ancient Societies and Culture

Story starter
Description

Jackie French has shared the start of her book, ‘Oracle’ for students to explore, analyse and create their own adventure story in response. The program examines ancient societies and cultures, themes of heroism and morality and builds vocabulary and language features for writing a narrative. Students will assess aspects of characterisation to develop their own characters and then create their own co-authored book with Jackie French.

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Oracle

Age: 12-14 years

Writing focus: Narrative Writing, Myths and Legends, Adventure Story, Ancient Societies and Culture

Story starter
Description

Jackie French has shared the start of her book, ‘Oracle’ for students to explore, analyse and create their own adventure story in response. The program examines ancient societies and cultures, themes of heroism and morality and builds vocabulary and language features for writing a narrative. Students will assess aspects of characterisation to develop their own characters and then create their own co-authored book with Jackie French.

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What's included

For Students and Teachers:

  • One printed 12-page A5 book per student
  • Videos from author
  • The story starter
  • Writing program, linked to the curriculum
  • Reference to quality text and research
  • A digital book per student for life

Pricing

Price per student licence:

  • 1 – 99 = $19.80
  • 100 – 499 = $17.60
  • 500 or more = $16.50

Every digital book can also create digital classroom libraries and bookclubs for parents to enjoy.

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