Wednesday, 25 September 2013

"Welcome Home" Teacher Notes and Launch Details

Contact: Publisher - Ford Street Publishing E:
Author - Christina Booth E:

Location: Statewide, launches in Hobart and Launceston
Dates: 5 & 12 October RSVP: 4 & 11 October

Intended Audience: Students, teachers, parents

Book Launch of Welcome Home and accompanying teachers notes.

Welcome Home is a new picture book by award winning author/illustrator, Christina Booth. It is the story of a boy and a whale.

It looks at the dark history of whaling and how it has impacted our future, considering how we can learn from our past. This book looks at whaling using narrative in a safe way. At the conclusion of the story are pages with information regarding whaling, southern right whales and the inspiration for the story.


Teachers notes are available from the publisher's website and will be live as of the 1st of October at the author's website.

A book trailer can be viewed at both of the above addresses as well as on You Tube.