#BookReview: Happiness is a Cloud by Robert Vescio and Nancy Bevington

#BookReview Happiness is a Cloud, Robert Vescio (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: Look up to the clouds and what do you see? On a day out at the beach Harry discovers that feelings are just like the clouds… they change shape and roll on by. And even on the cloudiest READ MORE

Not Too Far From My Back Door Art Therapy

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of mindfulness, mother nature and emotional development in Tania Louise Smith’s picture book, Not Too Far From My Back Door, today we will be focusing on expressing feelings through painting pictures of various landscapes. Children will be able to understand that art can be a therapeutic activity READ MORE

#BookReview: Not Too Far From My Back Door by Tania Louise Smith

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Not Too Far From My Back Door, Tania Louise Smith (author), Archv Art (illus.), Tania Louise Smith Publishing, November 2019. Blurb: An empowering self discovery book for big and little feelings experienced by little and big people, heard through the voices of mother nature. Review: Melodic and expressive illustrations pair READ MORE

Not Too Far From My Back Door: A #BookGiveaway for Big and Little People

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 A #BookGiveaway for Big and Little People! We are all currently experiencing drastic changes in our world, and this impact can be felt deeply by big and little people, alike. It’s important to be able to reflect, be mindful and open to our children’s feelings. Not Too Far From My Back READ MORE

Presenting Tania Louise Smith and Not Too Far From My Back Door

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s a real pleasure to share in the promotion of a story that emits such heart and soul, that touches the heart and gives us valuable insights into tapping into children’s emotions and empowering them to build important life skills. The delightful Tania Louise Smith – talented author, mum and social READ MORE

Raymund and the Fear Monster Blow Art Activity

#raymundandthefearmonster #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 Managing Emotions Through Art! To create the stunningly detailed artwork in ‘Raymund and the Fear Monster‘, illustrator Ester de Boer meticulously sketched line after line, dot, etch, dash and swish through the use of fine ink, textured shadings and illuminating yet subtle wisps of colour. To start, let’s take a look READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Stephanie Ward

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Stephanie Ward! We are excited to welcome author Stephanie Ward to our blog for this interview! Stephanie will be releasing her debut picture book into the world shortly, and it sounds absolutely heart-warming and utterly magical! Thanks, Stephanie, for introducing us to Arabella and the Magic Pencil! 🙂 About the Author READ MORE

Kisses in Your Heart Educational Activities

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 “Hand on my heart, a sparkle smile warms my lips for a little while.” Discussion Do you have a family member (or more than one) that makes you feel safe, secure and loved? What does it mean to be loved? What does it feel like? Have there been times when you READ MORE

Why Kisses in Your Heart is so Therapeutic – Interview with Sonia Bestulic

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 We’re taking Sonia Bestulic‘s return to Just Write For Kids as a symbolic gesture of love, and Sonia, we are returning it in bunches! It’s always a pleasure to take solace in your wisdom and inspirations. Thanks for sharing your beautiful story on Kisses in Your Heart with us! x Sonia, READ MORE

Picture Books Promoting Harmony

Just Write For Kids is all about community and inclusivity. It’s about sharing inspiration, achieving goals and reflecting what’s needed in the world. As we grapple with some conflicting issues in today’s world, we also infuse ourselves with love and hope, and a fighting spirit for peace. March 21st marks the celebration of Harmony Day; READ MORE