Blimey! What a Bonzer Book Blog Tour with Bruno!

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day14 Blimey! That was totally bonzer! What a book – brimming with the best alliteration, awesome Aussie slang and dinky-di Australiana life! It contains beautiful messages in friendship and the notions that ‘money can’t buy happiness’ and the importance of having a place to call home. The Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from READ MORE

Bruno’s Buffet: Aussie Tucker Ideas

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day13 From sharing baked beans by the billabong, to bushman’s bread and billy tea in the backyard, and breakfasting on blueberries at Binalong Bay. There are plenty of classic Aussie culinary delights to explore from the book, Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush. And with Australia Day approaching, let’s discover READ MORE

Want to See More of Bruno?

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day12 Want to see even more of Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush? Take a look at some of its exuberant pages, with lively narrative by Robyn Osborne, and energetic illustrations by John Phillips. Published by Big Sky Publishing. #audiovisual #friendship #alliteration #australia #language   Robyn Osborne: website | facebook | instagram READ MORE

The Bruno Photo Gallery

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day11 Blimey! Bruno has beautified himself for a bonzer book photography shoot! Share in these beaut bonding moments between Bob and Bruno that will last a lifetime! Enjoy! 📸 *Photography by Books On Tour. Internal illustrations by John Phillips.   Robyn Osborne: website | facebook | instagram Bruno, the Boisterous Blue Dog from READ MORE

Bruno’s Geography Studies: Australia

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day10 ‘Bruno and Bob bought a blue bus and bid bye bye to the barracks. They binged on battered Barramundi at Burketown, body-boarded at Bondi Beach, went biking at Beechworth, breakfasted on blueberries at Binalong Bay and at Berri they were bedazzled by the beautiful birds.’ Join Bob and Bruno in getting READ MORE

The Bruno Boisterous Paw-ty Event

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day9 G’DAY MATES! You’re Invited to an ALL-DAY BOISTEROUS PAW-TY EVENT! 🐶🐓🦎🐂 Let’s band together for a bonzer, bushwacking time at our beaut Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush Paw-ty Event! With open questions and boisterous posts, you’ll be a part of a group of best buddies benefitting from the READ MORE

How Much Does Children’s Literature Influence the Construction of Gender? by Robyn Osborne

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day8 How aware are you of gender stereotypical roles and attributes in children’s literature, and their influence on our young readers? An interesting topic, raised here by Robyn Osborne, and how she perceptively navigates this through her own writing. Thanks, Robyn!  It wasn’t until I became a parent, then later a teacher READ MORE

Bruno Activities: Paper Crafts

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day7 Bob was seen reading the ‘Bandywallop News’. They lived in broken-down barracks with an outback dunny. Bruno broke the bookcase and made a mess of the books. And Bruno loved his brocade basket. Let’s explore these different concepts in paper form. All these will bring you happiness, and it won’t even READ MORE

Bruno’s Downloadable Literacy Activities

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day6 Bruno’s Literacy Activities Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush has a plethora of literacy and language connections to explore. From alliteration to finding the definitions of Aussie slang, and discovering language conventions in the book like adjectives / nouns / verbs. Here are a few educational ideas to follow READ MORE

An Appetite for Literature by Robyn Osborne

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day5 You never know how a writer’s talent has been approached by influential people throughout their life. It’s an interesting journey, and certainly for us outsiders to learn. This is Robyn’s story… From an early age I enjoyed reading, writing and creating fantasy worlds. My parents were both avid readers and encouraged READ MORE