5 Kids’ TV Series Based on Children’s Books

5 Kids’ TV Series Based on Children’s Books

We all enjoy engaging with stories that mirror our own experiences of the world – whether on the page or screen. These five children’s series allow teachers to explore loved Australian stories through both printed and visual texts.

 

Little Lunch

A mockumentary comedy series based on the book series by Danny Katz and Mitch Vane.

 

Lockie Leonard

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Children’s author Tim Winton introduced Lockie to the world in his iconic series of three books. 

 

My Place

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This series adapts the classic picture story book written by Nadia Wheatley and Donna Rawlins.

 

Round the Twist

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This much-loved comedy series is based on the stories of celebrated children's author, Paul Jennings.

 

The Valley Between


A gentle family drama series based on the beloved children’s books of award-winning novelist, Colin Thiele.

 

And as an added bonus, check out these screen stories that were later adapted into children’s books:

Noah & Saskia

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Paper Planes

 

 

The Unlisted