Cristy Burne


You’re doing an amazing job, and I’m keen to help.

Activity ideas and curriculum-linked teaching notes for developing literacy and scientific literacy are available for all of my books. Please feel free use them with your students or at home…

BONUS! Encourage your students to ask me anything or to share their work with me. I love to see it and I’ll do my very best to respond to all messages.

Download my top ten tips for writing great stories.

Download GR8 Tips for Writing GR8 Short Stories.

Download teaching notes and activity ideas…

Beneath the Trees [ebook available]

Teaching notes

Fiona Wood: Inventor of Spray-on Skin [ebook available]

Activity sheet below:

3D Off The TrackOff The Track  [ebook available]

Teaching notes and classroom ideas:

Off the Track teaching notes

Make your own survival whistle activity sheet:

Make Your Own Survival Whistle

Zeroes & Ones: The geeks, heroes and hackers who made history

3D Zeroes-and-Ones

Teaching notes.

Teaching notes PDF image

WA Department of Education Computers and codes booklet

Home coding

To The Lighthouse  [ebook available]3D-ToTheLighthouse

(BONUS: Check out these amazing To The Lighthouse classroom art and science ideas…)

Teaching notes and classroom ideas:

To The Lighthouse teaching notes.jpg

Design your own holiday adventure activity sheet:

To The Lighthouse activity sheetS.jpg

3D Alice and Bob

Cosmic Adventures of Alice and Bob [ebook available]

Teaching notes and classroom ideas:

Cosmic Adventures teaching notes.jpg

Search and find activity sheet for use with the book:

Alice and Bob activity sheet

Takeshita Demons / Hashimoto Monsters series [ebook available]


Teaching notes and classroom ideas:

Takeshita Demons classroom ideas

Invent your own monster worksheet:

Takeshita Demons invent your own demon worksheet

Activity ideas involving Japanese mythology and creative writing:

Science writing and journalism: Ask me anything

When I’m not writing fiction, I get busy as a journalist, science writer and magazine editor. You can check out some of my articles and encourage your kids to ask me anything about being a journalist.

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