Hazel Edwards



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Picture Books: Stickybeak

  

Title:   'Stickybeak'

ISBN: 9780140541144

Author: Hazel Edwards  

Illustrator: Rosemary Wilson

Publisher: Penguin Books Australia 

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Translations:  Korean & Braille

Featured in News Ltd Mini Books bag

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NEWS!  A country school called their class pet 'Stickybeak' after the book character!

And  Axminster school in Devon, UK is reading 'Axminster, the Carpet Snake'.  the Stickybeak sequel. 

Axminster the Carpet Snake

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Stickybeak is a duck. He is a school pet and visits students on weekends. This weekend, Stickybeak shows Mum that he is a duck with a mind of his own

'Stickybeak' has been read in international schools in Nepal, China, Balikpappan(Indonesia) , France, Canada, the USA and Korea because it's structured for easy reading and often used for literacy as well as fun.

Korea Schweitzer published the Korean translation in 2004.

 Korean Translation

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Buy your own copy of Stickybeak

Visit your local bookshop or these online retailers have copies available now - just click through on the direct link and you can purchase online:

   

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Educational Resources for Teachers

 'Stickybeak' can provide an imaginative duck  or pet theme for the kindergarten, classroom and the school community as a whole.

        Find more resources and classroom ideas for all Hazel's Books by clicking through to the Teachers Resources Page.

        Hazel's other duck- themed stories include the 'Duckstar'series.

        Premier's Reading Challenges

        Frequently shortlisted as a favourite, 'Stickybeak' is listed as approved reading on Premier's Reading Challenges throughout Australia:

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