The Bungarra Five

Author: Josephine Barrymore 

Illustrator: Lauren Wilhelm

Publisher: Little Aussie Pty, Ltd.

Publication Date: 1994

Genre: Concept Book / Picture Book

Audience: Pre-K - 2

Overview: This story takes place in Yardie Creek, which is a real place on the Northwestern side of Australia. It is the story about five Monitor Lizards who are known on the land as the Bungarra Five. It is fun-loving story that teaches readers about manners and morals while exposing them to many interesting creatures found throughout Australia.

Activity: After reading this book to class, have the students write three sentences about a lesson they learned and to write one polite manner that they will try to abide by for the rest of the school year.

Reviewer’s Name: Corri Deegan