Audio recording of “Slugs and Snails” by Jenny Blackford, read by the author.
We welcome listeners of all ages. This recording may be freely used for educational purposes with fair attribution to the author and the book, Worlds Next Door, in which the story is published. If you like this story, please consider purchasing a copy of the anthology!
To download the MP3 recording, please click the following link: Slugs and Snails by Jenny Blackford
These stories are provided freely for educational purposes only. They are intended for use in conjunction with the book they were published in, Worlds Next Door (FableCroft Publishing). Please respect the rights and livelihoods of the author, artist and publisher in your use of work from this website, and please consider purchasing a copy of the book (available in print, epub and pdf – electronic versions not quite in the shop yet, so please email fablecroft at gmail dot com if you are interested – site licensing for schools is also negotiable).
A Wizard in Trouble by Paul Collins
Enid and the Prince by RJ Astruc
Genevieve and the Dragon by Angela Slatter
Ghost Town by Pamela Freeman
Slugs and Snails by Jenny Blackford
Tabitha by Rowena Cory Daniells
The Best Dog in the World by Dirk Flinthart
The Trouble with Fifi by Launz Burch
Through the Break by Jen Banyard
Shai is surfing in a new stretch of ocean. It seems the ocean holds more than he could have imagined…
Through the Break Activities (Word)
Through the Break Activities (PDF)
Stewart is a very smart boy, who likes to get what he wants. And what he wants, is Santa. But has he bitten off more than he can chew?
Old Saint Nick Activities (Word)
Old Saint Nick Activities (PDF)
YOU ARE INVITED TO THE WORLDS NEXT DOOR BOOK LAUNCH!
Date: Thursday, 19 August 2010
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Rockingham Community Library, Dixon Road, Rockingham
Worlds Next Door is an Australian anthology of speculative fiction stories for 9-13 year olds. Published by FableCroft Publishing and edited by Tehani Wessely, Worlds Next Door contains stories by 25 Australian authors, each illustrated by Australian artists. Many of the authors in the pages are award-winning and well-known writers of children’s fiction, and the anthology is compiled to be enjoyed by kids and adults alike, with an accompanying website containing free teaching materials, story downloads, podcasts, guest blogs and more. worldsnextdoor.wordpress.com
Teachers, librarians, children, families, friends and interested persons are invited to celebrate the launch of Worlds Next Door, the flagship book from Rockingham publishing house FableCroft. Drinks and nibblies for all ages will be provided, and there will be lots of prizes to win!
Hosted by Perth author Simon Haynes (of Hal Spacejock fame) with participation by the editor/publisher and local authors. Come along and join the fun!
Tom has been sent to his uncle while his life falls apart. When he finds a strange temple in the bush, he stumbles into something more unusual than he could have imagined…
The Guardians Activities (Word)
The Guardians Activities PDF
Enid had a wish once and she chose the handsome prince. But wishes are fickle and things didn’t quite go to plan, so Enid and her prince have to make their own happily ever after, in most unexpected ways…
Enid and the Prince (Word)
Enid and the Prince PDF