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Preparing for the Incursion

Find all the information you need to prepare for your incursion by selecting either the LIVE or LIVESTREAM option from the dropdown menu below.


Find all other 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

Hey Teachers! Welcome to the resource area for Way Too Cool! for Book Week in Schools 2023. On this page you can access all the resources you need to supplement the program. Participating in this program and using its supplementary materials is easy and can integrate seamlessly with your established teaching methods. And remember to direct your students to the Student Activities page!

Teacher Toolkit
by Craig Christie
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  • Why do you think Jono wanted to win all of the time?
  • In the show we heard about Olympic competitions for poetry; architecture; and hope, skip and jump. Is that true?"
  • What did Claire mean when she told Jono - "It's okay to feel differently from someone. It doesn't mean your're right and they're wrong. It's a matter of opinion"?"
  • What is a good thing to do when you disagree with someone?
  • How did you become an actor?
  • Meet the director
  • Meet the writer
Teacher Resource Pack

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resource Pack

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

School Promotional Materials

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 Teacher Resource Pack

  • Poster

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

  • Social Media Squares and captions 

  • Social Media #hashtags

  • Links to promotional videos

Music Tracks & Song Lyrics

Music Tracks

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

Music Credits:

Music and lyrics: Craig Christie

Vocals by Francesca Arena and Ross Hannaford

All arrangements by Craig Bryant

Produced by Craig Bryant and Craig Christie

Recorded at Paxus Productions, Melbourne, Australia

Copyright © No Mates Productions 2023

Song Lyrics

Check out the lyrics to your favourite songs from Way Too Cool! so you can sing along!

CBCA Shortlisted Books

CBCA Shortlisted Books

Watch the video below to discover the 2023 CBCA Shortlisted Books featured in WAY TOO COOL!

Student Activities Page

Student Activities

Teachers, here you can find all Student Activities and Videos related to Way Too Cool!

Meet the Writer

Meet the Writer

2024 Booking

Hey Teachers! Reserve your priority 2024 date NOW for Children’s Book Week® and lock in the early bird special!

2024 Booking
Teacher Evaluation

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 a Question

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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