A fun and interactive digital literacy resource that features every illustration of the classic Animalia picture book by Graeme Base. Activities are focused on literacy and language.


This exciting and engaging product features every illustration of the classic picture book by Graeme Base in beautiful, zoomable detail. Children and families will still meet Diabolical Dragons, Armoured Armadillo and Crafty Crimson Cats of the published book but with even more ways to engage with the words and characters they love.


Animalia (Library Edition) includes digital versions of the books Read Animalia and The ABC of Flying. There are also 19 activities including Alphabetical Order, Amazing Alliteration, Compare and Contrast, and Vexing Vocabulary.

Children progress through a range of levels as they gain expertise. All the activities focus on learning literacy and language. Memory games, quizzes, fun facts, things to find and other great challenges keep kids coming back for more.

Animalia can be downloaded on four platforms:


  1. Download the app onto your compatible device using the links above.
  2. Sign in using the code: slq123 (No need to sign in with your library number).
  3. Connect online to sign in each time you open the app. Then use the app offline.

Learn to use Animalia

This comprehensive Guide provides the information you need to get the most out of this resource.

You can also watch this short tutorial: