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Herman and Rosie

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About the Story

I wonder what it’s like to be alone in a big city?

Let your mind soar with wonder...
 Herman and Rosie is beautifully read by actor Melissa Bergland. 
Having spent time living in New York herself, Melissa’s memories of the subway smells and the sounds of the late night jazz clubs – the very same that our heroine, Rosie, sings in – are clearly conveyed through the emotion of Gus Gordon’s superb story. 
Loneliness... friendship... and following your dreams.
 Herman & Rosie will have you cheering for more!


*captions available
*included in the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge 3-4 list.
*included in the VIC Premier's Reading Challenge EC-2 list.
*included in the SA Premier's Reading Challenge R-2 list.

Story Details



    Gus Gordon


    Gus Gordon


    Melissa Bergland


    Viking, Penguin Books Australia
    Australia, 2012


Courage, Emotions, Friendship, Hope, NSW PRC, SA PRC, VIC PRC

Suitable for

Preschool (3-5yrs), Lower Primary (5-8yrs), Middle Primary (8-10yrs), Upper Primary (10-12yrs)



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