Book trailers for Book Week

The students and I have begun to explore some book trailers, both official and student-created, for the CBCA shortlisted books of 2012:

The last Viking book trailer – Norman Jorgensen & James Foley

The golden door book trailer – Emily Rodda

Rudie nudie book trailer – Emma Quay

Here’s a persuasive digital slideshow questioning whether the Tasmanian thylacine is really extinct:

Compare this Youtube video clip to the picture book, “The dream of the thylacine” by Margaret Wild & Ron Brooks.