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

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