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To the Lighthouse resources


Written by Cristy Burne
Illustrated by Amanda Burnett
Published by Fremantle Press, June 2017

ISBN: 9781925164619 (paperback)

Shortlist, 2019 West Australian Young Readers’ Book Awards

About the book:

Isaac arrives on Rottnest Island hoping for an awesome holiday adventure, but his mum would rather he stayed inside, where it’s safe. Then Isaac meets Emmy. She’s allowed to do whatever she wants – and she wants to have fun! With Emmy daring him on, Isaac’s life gets more and more exciting. But when things go horribly wrong on their secret midnight adventure, they both wonder whether this time they’ve gone too far…

Teaching notes

Classroom ideas linked to the curriculum

STEAM education ideas for your classroom

Design your own holiday adventure

What would your perfect island adventure include?

Activity workbook

Loads of fun activities to try at home or in the classroom.

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