Heartfelt Dreams and Feathers: Ideas for Capturing Loving Memories

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With regard to the themes of empowerment, grief, family, hope and memories in Karen Hendriks and Kim Fleming‘s picture book, Feathers, here are a couple of ideas to help children manage loss of a loved one in positive ways.  *Feathers is written by Karen Hendriks, illustrated by Kim Fleming, published by READ MORE

Character Q and A with Ad from Feathers

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Today’s interview is a special one! We are talking with the young boy, Ad, from Feathers, who shares his inner thoughts and feelings with us on his grief and coping strategies to deal with the loss of his Mum. Thanks for being so open with us, Ad!  It’s a pleasure to READ MORE

Helping Children Through Grief by Karen Hendriks

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Children having to deal with loss is varied and complex, and each individual child copes and expresses their emotions in their own way. Karen Hendriks shares her experiences as a teacher, and as a parent, with the focus on the power of stories to help children through their grief. A beautiful READ MORE

#BookReview: Feathers by Karen Hendriks and Kim Fleming

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Feathers, Karen Hendriks (author), Kim Fleming (illus.), Empowering Resources, September 2020.   Blurb: ‘Dad, it’s my wish feather.’ I gently place my dream treasure under my pillow. Mum promised to always be with me…   Review: The combination of author and illustrator chosen for this gentle story is the ideal READ MORE

We’re Making Your Wishes Come True with the Feathers #BookGiveaway!

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Feathers #BookGiveaway! Feathers divinely captures the power of memory through its emotive story that is both empowering and uplifting in reinforcing empathy, and for anyone who has experienced loss. For your CHANCE to WIN this gorgeous book, we’d love for you to tell us who you’d like to treasure and share READ MORE

Touched by an Angel: ‘Feathers’ on Tour with Karen Hendriks

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 How wonderful to welcome back the talented Karen Hendriks for another book campaign, this time celebrating the long-awaited release of her absolutely touching and uplifting picture book, Feathers! This is both a gentle and powerful story of love, life, loss and the power of memory. Come fly away with us on READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Chelsea Davies on Come Home Ella

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Chelsea Davies! We are thrilled to welcome author, Chelsea Davies to the blog, to talk about her new book (based on personal experience) of waiting for a premature baby to come home; an important and beautifully told story for families in similar situations. ‘Come Home Ella’ is a highly emotive story READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Jeremy Kalbstein on It’s Up to U!

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Jeremy Kalbstein! It’s a pleasure to welcome debut picture book author, Jeremy Kalbstein, to our blog, to discuss his important, relevant and engaging new title on cyber safety, It’s Up to U! This book has a deeply meaningful message that captures the raw emotions of sadness and isolation, experienced by the READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Renee Irving Lee on Rosie Leads the Way

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Renee Irving Lee! It’s a pleasure to welcome Renee Irving Lee to the blog to discuss her beautiful and important story on overcoming self-doubt and realising your own beauty and strength from within – Rosie Leads the Way! Thank you, Renee! 🙂 About the Author Renee Irving Lee is a children’s 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