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


    New book now available: 'Black and White for Baby'   
Contains 34 high contrast images (black and white) to stimulate babies' interest and development.
Laminated and spiral bound for durability.
Words accompanying each image are for older siblings, parents or carers to read to baby, providing auditory stimulation and interaction.
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Books available: Australian History - (Non-fiction)    Available      Click on cover images for information or to buy.
'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. Read more....>>

  Australian History - (Fiction)      Available      Read Historical Background >>      Read Chapter 1 >>
'Stories of Life at Sydney Cove'  is a young reader edition of ‘Across Great Divides’. 
The stories are a gripping narrative that weaves together the everyday experiences of convicts, soldiers and Aboriginal people with the events of history. These true stories are told through the words of those who really lived at Sydney Cove in 1788, and are so intriguing they read like fiction.
It is suitable for ages 10 to adult.    Read more.... >>

     Unavailable - This A5 reader is 'Out of Print'. The stories can be read in the Language Workbook which is still available along with the audio CD .
 '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. Read more.... >>



  Books pending publication: Australian History and English - (Non-Fiction)
'Resource Book for '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. Available in 2017. Read more.... >>

'Arabanoo and the coming of strangers'.
                                                                                        Available in 2017. Read more.... >>

     Books pending publication: Children's Books
'Animals Big and Small'
Available in 2017. Read more.... >>

'The Big Broom Broom Book'
Available in 2017. Read more.... >>