The Forever Kid Photo Gallery

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day12 The Forever Kid has been glammed up for a fun photo shoot! Please enjoy our book photography gallery below…   Elizabeth has recently been on an incredible tour to Europe, UK, and Lithuania! Check out some images of her presenting in schools. Celebrate Your Loved Ones and WIN! Click the image READ MORE

Grief Unites Us by Elizabeth Mary Cummings

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day11 Grief Unites Us – Author Article by Elizabeth Mary Cummings A beautiful explanation of grief, what it means to us as humans, and the sensitive, authentic way it has been addressed in The Forever Kid. Thank you for this profound article, Elizabeth. x Grief is one of those topics that is READ MORE

Dear Johnny

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day9 ❤☁❤☁❤ ❤☁❤☁❤ Elizabeth Mary Cummings : website #lettertojohnny #dealingwithgrief   For another beautiful read, please visit Brook Tayla’s website at Tell Tales to Me for her review of The Forever Kid. Celebrate Your Loved Ones and WIN! Click the image for details. Subscribe at Books On Tour to stay in the READ MORE

Dealing with Grief by Elizabeth Mary Cummings

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day8 Dealing with Grief by Elizabeth Mary Cummings Understanding, and coping with grief is something that Elizabeth thoroughly researched when seeking families with experience of losing a child. Here, Elizabeth shares her findings into helping grief and loss become a positive opportunity. The story, The Forever Kid, is the story about grief 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

The Integrity of Elizabeth Mary Cummings – Author Interview

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day5 It is an honour to speak with an author so involved in the community and so passionate about providing her audience an authentic, complex and sensitively considered literal experience that they can apply so practically in challenging situations. Elizabeth Cummings provides us a snippet of how The Forever Kid came together, READ MORE

Review: The Forever Kid by Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Cheri Hughes

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day3 The Forever Kid, Elizabeth Mary Cummings (author), Cheri Hughes (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, October 2018.  Blurb: A moving story about the strength of family love. It’s Johnny’s birthday but he is no longer here. His family still gathers and lovingly celebrate. By continuing Johnny’s favourite party traditions and sharing special memories, READ MORE

Celebrate Your Loved Ones and WIN!

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day2 Celebrating Loved Ones Memories are often attached to personal items holding sentimental value. In The Forever Kid, the family found solace by celebrating Johnny’s memory on his birthday with all the things he loved. A t-shirt, his favourite cheesy chips, computer time, and most pertinently, telling cloud stories. Do you have READ MORE

Introducing Elizabeth Mary Cummings and The Forever Kid

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day1 It’s time to get sentimental with a very special blog tour that is sure to touch your hearts. Inspiring author, Elizabeth Mary Cummings, shares her messages of hope, health and healing through her writing as well as her engagements with the community. We are fortunate to welcome her back, following the READ MORE

Book Review: Brothers from a Different Mother

Brothers from a Different Mother, Phillip Gwynne (author), Marjorie Crosby-Fairall (illus.), Penguin Books, 2017 Synopsis: From a master storyteller comes this heartfelt tale of friendship . . . and seeing past our differences. Tapir lives in the jungle. Pig lives in the village. But when they meet at the waterhole, they discover they are the READ MORE