Tips on how to stay safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic

Swoosh, Glide and Rule Number 5

Read the picture book online or download it. You can also read along to the video or audio version.

On this page:

Read the book

To turn the pages, click or tap on the arrows next to the page numbers. 

To view the book in full screen, hover your cursor over the top right corner of any page, click or tap on the dots, then click or tap on the screen button.

To download the book, hover your cursor over the top right corner of any page, click or tap on the dots, then click or tap on the download icon (with down arrow) and select the PDF file. You can download the pages separately by selecting the JPG or PNG file option.

To share the book with others, hover your cursor over the top right corner of any page, click or tap on the dots, then click or tap on the share icon (with side arrow) and select from the social media options or copy the link.

Watch the video

Written and illustrated by Barbara Uecker and Peter Viska and read by Jimmy Rees.

Swoosh and Glide story time video

Travel into the Australian bush, to the treetop home of eSafety sugar glider twins Swoosh and Glide as they learn with their family about being safe online.

Swoosh and Glide story time video - Auslan

An Auslan interpreter brings to life the story of Swoosh, Glide and Rule Number 5.

Listen to the story

Enjoy the soundscape as you listen to the story of Swoosh, Glide and Rule Number 5.

My Family Rules song

The Swoosh and Glide picture book includes an original song, My Family Rules, created for eSafety by Australian children's entertainer Lah-Lah. It's a great way to reinforce the four key online safety messages for young children: Be safeBe kind, Ask for help and Make good choices.

Explore the music video (with Auslan), soundtrack and sheet music.