Jo Mularczyk has had a number of short stories and poems published in magazines and anthologies. She mentors a gifted and talented students’ creative writing group, is collaborating on books about educational issues and is currently working on junior fiction and picture book manuscripts. Jo has had some success in story competitions, being highly commended, honourably mentioned, shortlisted and being listed as one of the winners of the Australian Writers’ Centre “Short Short Short” Story competition. Jo lives in Kings Langley with her husband and three children.
The Day the Characters Left the Books
Age: 5-8 years
Writing focus: Narrative, Characters, Visual Literacy
Jo Mularczyk has shared her teaching ideas and writing techniques, and is encouraging students to write about what might cause the characters of a book to disappear. Explore creative writing, visual literacy and characterisation. Your students are the Co-authors and their imaginations decide what happens next!
A Box Full of Trouble
Age: 7-10 years
Writing focus: Narrative, Settings, Visual Literacy
Jo Mularczyk is inviting your students to write about a box that is full of trouble. She has shared her teaching ideas and writing techniques, and has created the first two pages of the story. Your students are the Co-authors and they will decide what will jump out of the box!
Heads or Tails
Age: 9-12 years
Writing focus: Narrative, Visual Literacy, Chance
Jo Mularczyk has shared her teaching ideas and writing techniques, and is encouraging students to write about the life of a coin. Explore creative writing, visual literacy and adventures. Your students are the Co-authors and they decide the trials and tribulations of Carl the Coin!
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
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.