Character QandA with Max, Oscar and Jessie from Stamp Safari

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day8 We’re so excited to visit Jessie, Max and Oscar in the year 2424 for this rad chat with the super sleuthing gang of the future! Thanks for this rare opportunity! 🤖👾🐶 Hello to all of you! Thank you for jumping back in time (or are we in the future?) to READ MORE

Stamp Safari Activity: Digital Stamp

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day7 Mixing the old with the new to create a technological piece of history! Using the latest digital software, and research into the history of stamps, your task is to produce a digital stamp! What famous icon or period will you choose to represent? Or maybe you’ll add your own personal READ MORE

Stamp Safari Activity: Skyburb Stamp City

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day6 Max Booth Future Sleuth Stamp Safari presents endless possibilities in terms of teaching and learning potential. A couple of themes author Cameron Macintosh has focused on include history, changes in technology and environmental awareness. These are the themes we will focus on in this activity today, plus it will be READ MORE

Cheeky Child Evades Arrest Once Again!

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day5         CHEEKY CHILD EVADES ARREST ONCE AGAIN! 6 February 2424 Bluggsville is on high alert this evening after the arrest and re-escape of notoriously cheeky street urchin and suspected thief, Max Booth. Booth, 11, has been on the run since 2422, when he escaped the Skyburb 7 READ MORE

Be a Future Sleuth and WIN!

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day2 📼📱📮 C’mon Future Sleuthers! It’s a MASSIVE  #BookGiveaway 📼📱📮 Put your best sleuthing skills to work because we are giving you the chance to conceptualise the most amazing, technologically advanced gadgets of the future! And you could WIN not one, not two, but three – yes, THREE books in the READ MORE

A Blog Tour to Remember: Australia Remembers

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day7 AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM ‘On the 11th of November, 1918, the guns on the Western Front fell silent after four long years of war. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month attained a special significance of READ MORE

Australia Remembers Crafts: Red Poppies to Remember

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day6  🌺 Red Poppies to Remember 🌺 ‘In Flanders’ Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row…’ ‘Poppies are a symbol of remembrance and respect across the world. They commemorate those who gave their lives in war. Poppies grew wild on the battlefields of France and Belgium, and at Gallipoli. READ MORE

Did You Know? by Allison Paterson

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Author Article by Allison Paterson Far from boring – Allison dishes all the fascinating facts on the history of Australian war. 🇦🇺🌺 The opportunity to research and write about history is both fantastic and fascinating. There is so much to learn and sometimes the truth truly is stranger, or at the READ MORE

Columbine’s Tale: An Excerpt – A Story Within

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day13 This is one of my personal favourite scenes from Columbine’s Tale; a story within the story. Mina pleads Luka to tell her the tale of Allegra as she clings to life. Feel the grip and emotion… Storytelling at its best. Book Excerpt pp262-264 Long ago, when the stars still sang and READ MORE

Renaissance Activities for Young Artisans

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day12 Renaissance Activities for Young Artisans The word ‘Renaissance’ means rebirth – a new beginning after the fall of the Roman Empire. The era lasted around 250 years, starting in Italy around 1350 until around 1600. People became interested in literature, and including art and music. Here are a few Renaissance-style activities READ MORE