Welcome to Story Box Library – a place where the wonderful world of Australian Children's Literature is on permanent exhibit Story Box Library in a beautiful online ‘reading room’. A new Australian online storytelling resource for schools, libraries and families. Story Box Library connects children with literature through the complementary medium of film, providing our audience with a vibrant, interactive experience via a diverse range of storytellers, each sharing past and present book titles. Activities, authors, illustrators, teachers' notes and the best Australian children's stories - for your members to enjoOur stellar list of storytellers includes actors, music stars, television personalities AND authors themselves: Missy Higgins, Peter Hitchener, Andy Griffiths, Clare Bowditch, Sally Rippin, Cal Wilson…and more. Copyright allows public screening rights in the library to groups.
- Story Box Library Review by Elly, V
Elly: Story Box Library is an online collection of children’s stories by Australian authors.
V: The resource seem to target children, with a variety of stories to choose from.
2) You would use this if…
Elly: You were a parent, carer, or schoolteacher of young children, wishing to access a great range of stories for recreational reading or educational purposes.
V: I would use this if there was stories that were for the older generation but also if it was more an audio-book format without the video of authors telling the story.
3) It’s suitable for…
Elly: Teachers, parents, and children alike!
V: Pre-school to third grade.
4) It would be useful for schools and or/libraries because…
Elly: A diverse number of stories are easily accessible from one place, which can be used in the classroom during reading time and to elicit discussions. Classroom notes also follow which provide a great starting point for discussions. In addition, as all the stories on this website are written by Australian authors, this is a great resource to use when wishing to explore the diverse literary talents of this country.
V: It would be useful because it would encourage and motivate students to look at books and maybe get into reading later on.
5) My favorite feature is…
Elly: The interviews with the authors themselves, as these will help children familiarize themselves with the storytellers of such great tales, and perhaps feel inspired to continue reading.
V: A bit to old to really enjoy anything on the site but it is simple and easy to navigate. (Posted on 19/12/2016)