Character Chat with Dan from Solo Dan

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 What a delight to witness this in-depth conversation between author and character; delving deep into the thoughts and feelings of a boy once on the outer, and what that was like to never really be a part of the fun. Thanks, Teena and Dan for sharing the development of your story. READ MORE

The Illustration Process for Solo Dan with Kym Langfield

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Don’t you find the book illustration process fascinating? We do, and we’re enthralled by Kym Langfield‘s video where she explains each step of the process from observations to rough sketches to watercolours and text placement. She even has a secret knack to help her process move quickly and seamlessly… illustrators, you’ll READ MORE

A Place to Belong: Behind the Book Article by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Teena Raffa-Mulligan‘s description here, of both her family history and her journey to publication are as touching and meaningful as the story itself. Solo Dan refused to be forgotten. As Teena’s manuscript bounced from publisher to publisher, it eventually found its forever home. How fitting! Hope you fall in love with READ MORE

#BookReview: Solo Dan by Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Kym Langfield

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Solo Dan, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Kym Langfield (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, November 2020. Synopsis: A warm-hearted picture book that highlights the importance of family connections for young readers. Solo Dan, written by multi-published WA author Teena Raffa-Mulligan and illustrated by debut Victorian illustrator Kym Langfield, is filled with warmth as READ MORE

A Family Favourite! Your Chance to WIN Solo Dan!

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Share a favourite family tradition for a CHANCE to WIN Solo Dan!  ***COMPETITION NOW CLOSED*** Solo Dan is a heart-warming, uplifting and engaging story of family connection, acceptance and belonging. One that truly pulls on the heartstrings! For your CHANCE to WIN this beautiful picture book, we’d love for you to answer the READ MORE

Connecting with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Kym Langfield on ‘Solo Dan’

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s always a thrill and a delight to be a part of the launch journey of one of our favourite regulars; multi-published author, Teena Raffa-Mulligan! This November, she, and debut illustrator, Kym Langfield, are celebrating the release of their heart-warming picture book, Solo Dan! What an honour to have them both here READ MORE

Go Away, Foxy Foxy Education: Creative Thinking and Working Together

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of creative thinking and working together to solve a problem in Karen Hendriks and Naomi Greaves’ picture book, Go Away, Foxy Foxy, today we will be focusing on writing and discussion activities, a fun partner craft and a calming task to relieve the nerves. Children will be READ MORE

How to Utilise Go Away Foxy Foxy for Language and Comprehension Development by Karen Hendriks

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Karen Hendriks, author of Go Away, Foxy Foxy; a fun and empowering story on working together to solve a problem, shares her teaching expertise on how to develop effective language and comprehension skills when utilising her book. We have a handy guide with tips and examples for adults wanting to teach READ MORE

A Creative Superhero: Interview with Karen Hendriks

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Reading Go Away, Foxy Foxy will stimulate children’s creativity, and give them the power to be their own superheroes! Karen Hendriks is a passionate advocate for facilitating reading and developing a love of it. What other wisdom will she impart in this interview?! 🙂 Congratulations on the release of your empowering READ MORE

#BookReview: Go Away, Foxy Foxy by Karen Hendriks and Naomi Greaves

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Go Away, Foxy Foxy, Karen Hendriks (author), Naomi Greaves (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, August 2020. Blurb: Velvet, Valentine and Vanilla Bean are sleeping out in their treehouse when leaves rustle and branches scrape. “Fox claws”, Velvet whisper-shouts. What can the bunnies do to protect themselves? How do they work together READ MORE