James Foley

James Foley

I’m always amazed at the natural enthusiasm children bring to drawing, especially when they draw just for themselves and don’t care if it’s ‘good enough’ or not.

In the Lion
Dungzilla
Amity Kids
The Last Viking

James Foley is a children’s author and illustrator. He created the graphic novel series: Brobot, Dungzilla and Gastronauts starring Sally Tinker, the world’s foremost inventor under the age of twelve. James’ earlier books My Dead Bunny, In The Lion, The Last Viking and The Last Viking Returns have all scored several honours, including children’s choice awards. His favourite part of the job is presenting workshops at schools and libraries, he is an ambassador for Books In Homes and Room To Read, and he is a massive Marvel movie nerd.

James' programs

Alphabet Soup

Age: 5-8 years

Writing focus: Creative Writing, Procedural Text, Alliteration

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Description

James Foley is encouraging students to use their own experiences to write about making an alphabet soup. Explore creative procedural texts, visual literacy and alliteration. Your students are the Co-authors and they decide what goes into an Alphabet Soup!

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Mr Head's Head

Age: 7-10 years

Writing focus: Creative Writing, Narrative, Humour

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Mr Head's Head story starter page 1
Description

James Foley is inviting your students to write the rest of this story. He is encouraging students to use their imaginations to explore what might happen to a head that has been carried off by a bird. Explore creative writing, humour, and visual literacy. Your students are the Co-authors and they decide what happens in the peculiar case of Mr Head’s Head!

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Super Potato

Age: 9-12 years

Writing focus: Narrative, Comic Book, Humour

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Super Potato story starter page 1
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James Foley is encouraging students to use their imaginations to create a comic about the amazing hero, Super Potato. Use creative writing, humour, and visual literacy to create a comic or graphic novel style story. Your students are the Co-authors and they are in control of the adventures of Super Potato!

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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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