Monthly Archives: January 2018


Hi. It’s so sad how these poor poor creatures had to die and that creature is called a Thylacine. They were also called the Tasmanian Tiger. The farmers killed it because they thought it was the thylacines killing their sheep, but it was really the dogs that ate the sheep. This is so sad. How would you feel if you were blamed when it was not you? So I heard my friend Ada’s grandfather (Ron Brooks) made a book about the Thylacine. And that book is called Dream of the Thylacine. He did the illustrations for the book that Margaret Wild wrote. You should read it, it is a fabulous book! The thylacine is now extinct. You can read more about the thylacine on a blog we made in class. This is a video about the book: