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Grey Nurse Sharks – Let’s Learn
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Grey Nurse Sharks – Let’s Learn

Lets Learn About Grey Nurse Sharks Scientific Name: Carcharius taurus Also known as: Sand Tiger Shark Did you know? While mating, male grey nurse sharks bite their female companions! Ouch! Download our 8-page A5 booklet: Grey Nurse Sharks – Fun Facts and Activities This week was scary and exciting! We learned some truly bizarre things...

Leafy Sea Dragons – Let’s Learn!
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Leafy Sea Dragons – Let’s Learn!

Lets Learn About Leafy Sea Dragons Scientific Name: Phycodurus eques Did you know? Male leafy sea dragons carry the eggs of their young on the soft, spongy brood patch under their tails! Download our 8-page A5 booklet: Leafy Sea Dragons – Fun Facts and Activities This week we’re exploring a fascinating Australian coastal fish, the...

March 2016 Colour In Competition!
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March 2016 Colour In Competition!

We’re excited to announce our first colour in competition! This month, we’ve got a great illustration of Lolly, Lizzie, and Laura Belle from P.I. Penguin and the Case of the Missing Bottle by Bec J. Smith. These adorable leafy sea dragons are natives to the southern coast of Australia. We’d love to see how creative...

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Games For Literacy: Pangrams

Here’s a fun challenge you can try with your children or students. Play with language with fantastic games for literacy! One of the activities to encourage reading and handwriting is to practice writing the letters of the alphabet. But copying individual letters as part of handwriting practice and be, well, let’s face it, pretty boring....

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Guess My Name!

My son LOVES penguins so when we decided to write a picture book for Aulexic it was no surprise that he opted to make our main character a Penguin. We call him P.I. Want to know a cool fact about his name? He’s called P.I. because he’s a private investigator, but when we brainstormed his...

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Free Activities for Kids – Mazes, Word Searches, and More!

Looking for some fun free activities for kids? A great way to inspire and develop literacy skills is to engage children in games and activities that develop word and language skills, encourage pencil control, and generate interest and enthusiasm for books, stories, and characters. Get the little ones engaged in these games and puzzles for...

P.I. Penguin Wall Calendar 2015 Now Available!
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P.I. Penguin Wall Calendar 2015 Now Available!

Aulexic is proud to release our first Limited Edition P.I. Penguin Wall Calendar 2015. Strictly limited to 100 copies, each calendar is beautifully presented. Each month, January to December, is printed on quality thick (200gsm) pages and spiral bound. This years calendar features stunning illustrations by our children’s book illustrator, Adit Galih, drawn from the...