Publication details

Charlotte is just like all the other chickens at Numeralla egg farm. Except for one thing. Charlotte doesn’t really like crowds. So how does one chicken find peace on a busy free range egg farm? With a little understanding from her friends!

About this series

Charlotte is one of a series of stories aimed at developing agricultural understanding in young students, as well as an appreciation of the work involved in producing food and fibre on Australian farms. The other titles in this growing series are Bosley and Bruce, Freda, Sunny and Ruby, Jack and Dunedoo, and Beatrice

Check out the activities designed to go along with these stories, created by the NSW Department of Primary Industries Schools program! They will help you get the most benefit out of the stories. Find them at

Charlotte and related educational activities were shortlisted in the 2020 Educational Publishing Awards Australia.

Other formats

The ebook has audio included so that children can listen to the story and read along. There is also an Auslan version on YouTube.

Title          Charlotte       
Author(s)          Jo Hathway and Jess Green         
Pages          20         
ISBN          978-1-76058-314-9         
Catalogue number          B981         
Year published          2019         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $10.00AUD (inc GST)