For your listening pleasure. . . The Red Tree by Shaun Tan

Tonight on ABC Classic FM you can hear the musical adaptation of Shaun Tan's The Red Tree, a collaboration by Michael Yezerski, Gondwana Voices and Richard Tognetti. Listen to it at 8pm on your radio or stream it live from

Some related links:

Capturing Colour – The Red Tree

The Book Show (Transcript)

YouTube Promotional Video

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Using Graphic Novels in Class

From The Age: Graphic tales make novel teaching tools

"Graphic novels tend to invite attention wherever they travel in education circles — but the reception they receive is not always glowing. Ms Cromie had waged quite a battle both with her students' parents ("My kid's 15 and you're showing him a picture book!") and the school board before she was able to take her 10-week graphic novel pilot program into the classroom."

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