Birrong Books is a division of Boyer Educational Resources.
Birrong Books
'Birrong' means star in the language of the Aboriginal people living around Sydney Harbour when Europeans arrived.
We chose the name for our business because our aim is to bring stellar Australian stories to the world.


 

 

 


Welcome to Birrong Books                                                       Click on cover images for information and to buy.

Books available:
Australian History
'Across Great Divides: True Stories of Life at Sydney Cove' brings to life the diverse personal experiences of people living in and around Australia's first colony. The stories also give voice to the dilemmas faced by Aboriginal people who were challenged by the unexpected arrival of a completely alien race of white people to their land. The stories are based on the words of those who lived them, being taken from journals, letters and oral histories of the time.
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'People in Australia's Past - their stories, their achievements' has 18 short stories of people in Australia's past who pioneered and helped the creation of Australia. As well as a reader there is a an audio CD of the stories plus a language workbook.
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Books pending publication:
History and English
'Resource Book for Across Great Divides: True Stories of Life at Sydney Cove'  This Resource Book offers a range of resource material to engage and stimulate interest in Australian History topics of the Australian Curriculum (Primary & Secondary levels). It also provides varied activities for English language and literacy practice, and for promoting classroom interaction.
Publishing soon. Read more.... >>

'Arabanoo and the coming of strangers' .
Available later in 2016. Read more.... >>

Children's Books:
 'Animals Big and Small'
Available later in 2016. Read more.... >>

'The Big Broom Broom Book'
Available later in 2016. Read more.... >>