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The Boy And The Toy

Author/Illustrator: Sonya Hartnett and Lucia Masciullo

Publisher: Penguin Books Australia

Suitable: Year 3 to Year 6

One day a man invented the best toy in the world. He gave the toy to his son who thought it was just marvelous. This toy could do anything. As time passed, the boy started to have doubts about the toy. Something was not quite right with it. Was it really the greatest toy in the world? Lucia Masciullo’s whimsical illustrations, together with Sonya Hartnett’s intriguing story about the true nature of friendship, will captivate and challenge your students.

Links to the Western Australian Curriculum:

English: Literature Strand: Responding to literature and Examining literature.  Literacy Strand: Interpreting, analysing, evaluating. Language Strand: Text structure and organisation and Expressing and developing ideas

Design Technologies: Materials and technologies specialisations and Engineering principles

General Capabilities: Literacy and Critical and Creative Thinking

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