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LIVE Resource Area

Welcome to the resource area for THE GREATEST DISCOVERY for Book Week in Schools Australia 2020. On this page you can access all the resources you need to supplement the performance. Participating in this program and using its supplementary materials is easy and can integrate seamlessly with your established teaching methods.

Find all the resources you need below, or use the menu on the left to jump to the section you would like to see!

Preparing for the Incursion



  • Review the Teacher Resource Pack – and share with staff that will be assisting students to participate in this program.

  • Review the Summary of the CBCA Shortlisted Books outlined in the Teacher Resource Pack that are to be featured in the Live-In-School Performance. 

  • Discuss the program with your students and the featured books, and explain to them about the upcoming Live-In-School Performance.

  • Prepare in advance the number of students that will be attending the Live-In-School Performance so you can inform our Team Leader on the day.



  • Performance Venue: The performance area needs to be approx 3 metres wide x 6 metres long. Please make the space available and clear at least 30 minutes prior so the performers can prepare the space to start on time.​

  • Safety: Please ensure the space is clean and clear for the safety, health & wellbeing of both your students and the performers. To ensure we provide a COVIDsafe incursion to your school, our performers have been trained with appropriate procedures, and they are ready and able to attend to any school specific procedures you may require.

  • Table Request: The performers will require one medium-sized table to be available 30 minutes before the scheduled start time.

  • Performer Arrival Time: Performers will arrive approx 30-40 minutes before the scheduled performance start time.

  • Teacher Presence: We request teacher presence in the venue and support for the performers at all times.

  • Student Numbers: Please provide the total number of students in attendance to our Team Leader before they depart your school.


  • Head to Perform Teachers and evaluate the program for your chance to WIN $200 for your classroom.

  • Utilise the Classroom Activities found in the Teacher Resource Pack. 

  • Direct all students onto this Resource Page to have fun and get creative with all of the digital games and downloadable activities on this page. 


In association with 

visiting schools nation-wide

for CBCA Book Week 2020!


Teacher Resources

Teacher Resource Pack

Teacher Guide with instructions for the program, content information, classroom activities and curriculum links.


Post-Performance Q&A

Thanks for watching the performance! Now click below to watch a selection of Question & Answer videos with our actors, director and writer. Pick whichever questions you want to find out more about, or watch them all!

Why Did Jono Want to Win All of the Time?

What is a good thing to do when you disagree with someone?

What did Claire mean when she told Jono - "It's okay to feel differently from someone. It doesn't mean you're right and they're wrong. It's a matter of opinion"?

In the show we heard about Olympic competitions for poetry; architecture; and hop, skip and jump. Is that true?

How did you become an actor?

Meet the Writer

Meet the Director


Digital Games

Thanks for watching! Now have even more fun and show us what you know by playing on our digital games below.



Have fun answering questions about the performance and its themes.



Slide the pieces together to make the full image.



Test your knowledge about the performance and the books that we used!



Piece together a picture of the performance!


Music Tracks

Thanks for watching! Now download or listen online here to all the songs from the show.

Song Lyrics

Music Credits:

Music and lyrics: Craig Christie

Vocals by Francesca Arena and Drew Downing

All arrangements by Craig Bryant

Produced by Craig Bryant and Craig Christie

Recorded at Paxus Productions, Melbourne, Australia

Copyright © No Mates Productions 2020

Check out the lyrics to your favourite songs from THE GREATEST DISCOVERY so you can sing along!


School Promotional Materials

On this page you will find digital resources you can use at school to promote the Book Week In Schools program to students, parents and the wider school community. Materials include:

- Program Overview

- Poster

- Pre-written long and short form copy for newsletters or social media

- Social Media Squares 

- social #hashtags

- Links to promotional videos


Teacher Evaluation

Hey Teachers! Your opinions really help us out to make our programs more educational and relevant for your school and students. Complete our very quick survey by clicking below.

Once you submit this survey you will be automatically be entered in the draw to WIN $200 for your classroom!


Ask us a question

Thanks for watching! If you have any questions or would just like to send us a comment or say hello, email our team on

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