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Book Review: Guts, by Raina Telgemeier

Guts, Raina Telgemeier, Scholastic, 2019   From the Publisher: Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it’s probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she’s dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just READ MORE

Hayden’s Bedtime Clock Craft

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Hayden’s Bedtime Clock Craft Combining aspects of bedtime routines, seeking comfort and telling the time, today we are going to create a piece that involves fine motor, mathematical and interpersonal skills. Using the literature to discuss the character’s feelings, and relating his routine to our own experiences, children will reflect a READ MORE

Tell Us a Story, Hayden – Character QandA

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 We now know the importance of and tips to ensure a calm and consistent bedtime routine, as explained in this previous article, now it’s time to hear the reasoning behind a child’s thinking. Today we welcome the starring character himself – Hayden from Hayden’s Bedtime! Thanks for joining us, Hayden! 🙂 READ MORE

What You Should Know About the Bedtime Routine by Wendy Haynes

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Anyone with children and/or a puppy would understand that transitions from playtime to bedtime can be challenging, especially when uncertainty or fear are the cause. Wendy Haynes knows this all too well being a mother, grandmother, and puppy owner! Writing her story, Hayden’s Bedtime, for her young grandson, Wendy explains the READ MORE

#BookReview: Hayden’s Bedtime by Wendy Haynes and Brett Curzon

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Hayden’s Bedtime, Wendy Haynes (author), Brett Curzon (illus.), Inprint Publishing, 2019. Blurb: Hayden’s Bedtime is a fun bedtime book to help parents get kids to bed and overcome the fear of something lurking in the bedroom. Make bedtime a breeze with this delightful rhyming picture book. Discover with Hayden what’s behind READ MORE

Play to WIN! Hayden’s Bedtime #BookGiveaway!

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 PLAY the bedtime game for a CHANCE to WIN! The bedtime routine will flow like the breeze when it’s fun! Hayden’s Bedtime is the perfect inspiration for putting children at ease to ensure a smooth transition to bed and a peaceful slumber (for all!). PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, TEACHERS! You need to enter READ MORE

Featured Author: Wendy Haynes

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 We’re diving into a new year of book campaigns, beginning with a playful tale to soothe any restless little body – it’s Hayden’s Bedtime, featuring its sensational author, Wendy Haynes!   Wendy will share with us her inspirations and passions along our campaign journey, and just like her story, we’ll mix READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Jayne Lyons

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Jayne Lyons! We’re back again, introducing talented authors and their new releases for your viewing pleasure! Today, we are delighted to speak with internationally published and best-selling author, Jayne Lyons, about her upcoming middle-grade action story; Z for Zanto (“Even Zombies can dream…”). Welcome, Jayne! 🙂 About the Author Jayne Lyons READ MORE

Still the Great Land Down Under – Picture Book Reviews

There’s no denying this great, wide land of ours is, well, great! A lot of focus in recent times has been targeted towards our losses – of land, of lives, of homes and of precious wildlife. But lest never forget – we have a unique and wonderful world amongst us that ought to be absolutely READ MORE

Book Review: Dear Sweet Pea, by Julie Murphy

Dear Sweet Pea, Julie Murphy, HarperCollins Publishers Inc, 2019 From the publisher: Patricia “Sweet Pea” DiMarco wasn’t sure what to expect when her parents announced they were getting a divorce. She never could have imagined that they would have the “brilliant” idea of living in nearly identical houses on the same street. In the one READ MORE