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

Step Back in Time with Historical Facts

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day11 How much fun to be able to step back into the Renaissance era with some interesting facts about Rachel’s past and the history of the Commedia dell’Arte!       Rachel Nightingale: website | instagram | facebook | twitter   And now for a special feature appearance with a review of Columbine’s READ MORE

A Storyteller’s Dream: The Gift of Creativity Giveaway!

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day6 The Gift of Creativity We are enticing you with the chance to WIN the ultimate gift of creativity – it’s a storyteller’s dream – with a DOUBLE book prize including Harlequin’s Riddle and Columbine’s Tale, 12 visual art designs PLUS beautifully encrusted crystal mask bookmark set! Stupefacente! Amazing! 🎭 All you READ MORE

The Storytelling Secrets of Rachel Nightingale

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day5 Today we have a fascinating interview with Rachel Nightingale to share with you; all about the development of her exciting series, the Tarya Tales Trilogy, as well as a really good strategy for aspiring series writers! Thanks Rachel! 🎭🎨🤹🏼‍♀️🎤 A powerful and dramatic story such as Columbine’s Tale would grip the READ MORE

The Forever Kid Downloadable Activities

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day7 The Forever Kid Downloadable Activities Themes in The Forever Kid, other than grief and remembrance, include family bonding, imagination and finding hope. We’re taking these themes and incorporating them into some fun educational activities that focus on literacy, spatial awareness and creativity.  Literacy – The Forever Kid Wordsearch. Find the listed 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

Kellie Byrnes Discusses the Importance of Creativity in KidLit and in Life

#cloudconductor #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Following on from our interview yesterday, Kellie opens up even further with her personal story on how being creative saved her, and how her difficult experience links to her evocative book of strength and empowerment. You are truly an inspiration, Kellie! Xx As someone who has always been a total bookworm, READ MORE

The Scared Book Activities for Kids

#TheScaredBook #BooksOnTour #BlogBlitz #Day4 Fabulously Fun Activity Sheets Courtesy and copyright © Kim Siew, Debra Tidball and Lothian Children’s Books 2017 Find these downloadable activities, and more, at Debra Tidball’s website.           For your chance to WIN a signed copy of The Scared Book comment below or on social media with your READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Ann-Marie Finn

Title: Eric Finds a Way Author: Robert Vescio Illustrator: Ann-Marie Finn Publisher: Wombat Books Genre: Picture Book Age Group: 5 – 8 years Please tell us a bit of what your book is about. The book is a story about a little boy called Eric who longs to be creative, but doesn’t know how to READ MORE

Review: Eric Finds a Way by Robert Vescio and Ann-Marie Finn

Eric Finds A Way, Robert Vescio (author), Ann-Marie Finn (illus.), Wombat Books, July 2017. When the process is just as much of an achievement than the outcome. When the power of imagination and innovation leads to far more creative pursuits than expected. When design and technology is of the good old fashioned paper variety. These are some READ MORE