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  Premiers' Reading Challenge

We are proud to partner with the Victorian
Premiers' Reading Challenge, which engages more than 200,000 students across Victoria,
to improve their literacy skills and general knowledge.

Our Education team has formulated an index of books for students with an interest in animals and animal welfare as part of the Premier' Reading Challenge. These books encourage empathy and compassion towards animals. The books below feature on the 2012 reading list:

Books for Prep – Grade 2 students
  • How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham
  • Let’s Get A Pup! Said Kate by Bob Graham
  • The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness by Colin Thompson
  • The Short and Incredible Happy Life of Riley
    by Colin Thompson and Amy Lissiat
  • Fearless by Colin Thompson
  • Can I Pat That Dog? By Susan McLaine and Karen Damiani
  • Animal Babies by DK Staff
  • Moses the Kitten by James Herriot
  • The Market Square Dog by James Herriot
  • A Nest for Kora by Claire Saxyby and Judith Rossell
  • Ginger by Charlotte Voake
  • Herbert the Brave Sea Dog by Belton Robyn
  • Mutt Dog!  by Stephen Michael King
  • All Pigs are Beautiful by Dick King-Smith and Anita Jeram

Books for Grade 3 – 4 students
  • Herbert the Brave Sea Dog by Belton Robyn
  • The Pet Vet Series by Darrel and Sally Odgers
  • Dear Hound by Jill Murphy
  • The Puppy Place Series by Ellen Miles
Books for Grade 5 – 6 students
  • Just a Dog by Michael Gerard Bauer
  • Dear Hound by Jill Murphy
  • A Dog’s Life – Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin



More information
Premiers' Reading Challenge website

P  03 9224 2286
E  Email Education at RSPCA


 

 
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