The Monster Who Ate Australia

Today we read the book The Monster Who Ate Australia by Australian author, Michael Salmon.

The story is about a monster named Burra, who travels around to the capital cities of Australia. He sees the sights, eats some strange things and gets into some mischief along the way!

After reading the book, students completed a story map to show Burra’s Australian adventure.

On Michael Salmon’s website, you can read the story yourself. Click the image below which takes you to Michael’s website, and click on The Monster Who Ate Australia story in the main screen. Happy reading!

You can find a list of Michael Salmon’s other terrific books here.

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