We’ve Hit the Crescendo – Reece Give Me Some Peace End of Tour

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day14 What a marvellous fortnight full of rollicking rhythm, amiable alliteration and an onomatopoeia oomph, shared with budding maestros and musicians in the making! Parents of these cacophony-loving children have also had the pleasure in learning more about Sonia Bestulic and her brilliantly lively picture book, Reece Give Me Some Peace. Re-play all the READ MORE

Reece Give Me Some Peace! Activities

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 Reece Give Me Some Peace! Activities There are a drum load of music-themed educational activities available that would beautifully supplement your reading of Reece Give Me Some Peace! Sonia has listed a variety in her interview here. Today we’ll offer a nice mixture of LOUD and ‘quiet’ activities to suit every READ MORE

Reece Activity: Water Xylophone

 #ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day6 Making Sound with a Water Xylophone Discovering different sounds amongst and within various musical pieces is a fascinating and valuable learning concept. One of the instruments Reece explores in Reece Give Me Some Peace is a xylophone. A xylophone contains keys of differing sizes to create the multitude of sounds, and that’s READ MORE

Marvellous Maestros by Sonia Bestulic

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Author Article by Sonia Bestulic Sonia Bestulic, Speech Pathologist and Author of Reece Give Me Some Peace! explores the wonders that making music and learning an instrument can bring to your child. I love giving instruments as gifts to younger children – the parents often roll their eyes at me, with READ MORE

Pitch It Competition

Just Write For Kids Competition – Pitch It! Just Write For Kids is very excited to announce the very first writing competition; Pitch It! If you’re like most writers, you’re probably itching for the chance to skip the slush pile and get your manuscript directly on the desk a publishing editor. I’ll bet you also READ MORE

Ori’s Clean-Up Activity: Recycled Plastic Bag Jellyfish

#OrisCleanUp #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Re-used Recycling with Plastic Bag Jellyfish In Ori’s Clean-Up, the focus is on encouraging the different ways in which we can manage our rubbish to best help the environment. Rather than throwing away our used packaging, it’s better to re-use or recycle them. ♻ This two-part activity will help children reflect upon READ MORE

Introducing Anne Donnelly and Ori’s Clean-Up

#OrisCleanUp #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day1 How fulfilling to find an author so passionate, and compassionate, about the world we live in! An author who really cares about how our children grow up and the future of their surroundings. Following Ori’s Christmas, Anne Donnelly joins us once again with the third picture book in her Ori series, READ MORE

Finding Granny Blog Tour Wrapped Up, Warm and Loved

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 What a beautifully heartfelt and memorable blog tour we’ve had the pleasure of sharing this week. Our hearts have been caressed with the immense power of resilience, support and love; a journey of enlightenment and impenetrable bonds. Repeat and cherish the joy of Finding Granny by visiting the complete tour archive READ MORE

Finding Granny Activity: Emotion Stones

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 Emotion Stones Illness in one’s family can become a shocking reality, particularly when what was once safe and comfortable rapidly changes to the unfamiliar and the unknown. Granny’s stroke certainly had a deeply profound impact, not only to herself, but the ones her love her most. In this nature art activity, READ MORE

Finding Granny Activity: Descriptive Edible Stamp Art

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 My Ice Cream Granny Edible Stamp Art In Finding Granny, the use of Art Therapy is prevalent as an effective way to help the patients recover from illness. We also experience Granny in many fun-loving ways, according to her granddaughter, Edie. To combine their love of ice cream, art and playful, READ MORE