Amanda Doran is passionate about learning and education, and her teaching platform is to foster critical thinkers with compassionate hearts.
These contemporary Australian children’s stories are values based with an environmental focus.
Children are encouraged to think about situations in their real world and how they can influence change and the resulting outcomes.
Amanda is enthusiastic about Branching Out which is a writing forum for young people to have their stories published on PaperBarkTree.
Amanda grew up in Sydney, NSW and has lived in Hong Kong, the Blue Mountains NSW; Gold Coast Qld; Perth WA and now in the Northern Rivers of NSW. She has always had a love of nature, storytelling and art. PaperBarkTree has allowed her to combine these passions.
This book details the impact on the live of Amy, her family, her pets and her community. This is a story based on facts gathered via interviews and reports over time. It is based on the story of a family in Queensland, Australia, but this could be anywhere in the world. Read how coal seam gas impacts for ever on the people and their environment. Scary stuff!
Penny Pademelon was born in the Border Ranges in Northern NSW in Australia. Penny has a peaceful life living near the house of artist, Kylie. Penny lives with magpies, Australian Crows, a land mullet, bush turkeys and other animals. She loves her view of Wollumbin (a sacred mountain) and Blue Knob. Urban sprawl is becoming a part of her life as urbanisation of natural landscapes increase.
This is a delightful story about Jack and his Nana. Jack loves Nana and always wants to visit her in the bush. This is one in a series and in this book Jack ends up face-to-face with the Man in the Moon.