The Whole Tune Town Symphony Comes Together

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day14 Wow! What a flurry of flutin’, tootin’ and scootin’ we’ve had the pleasure of being entertained with throughout this musical adventure! Who’s had a trumpeting good time?! Be a part of the Tune Town symphony over and over again by visiting the complete tour archive here. Special thanks to Maura Pierlot READ MORE

Let Us Entertain You!

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day13 Let us entertain you! Put on the soft background music while you enjoy a teaser of The Trouble in Tune Town, and a special photo gallery of the book in the wild! ⭐️ SING IT LOUD!  It’s G I V E A W A Y  T I M E! WIN a READ MORE

Lyrebird – The Silent Teacher by Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day12 Author Article by Maura Pierlot Lyrebird – The Silent Teacher So what’s so special about the lyrebird, anyway? Besides it’s physical presence, this band member has more secret talents than we may have realised, and particularly in this story. Maura explains…  Readers are always asking me about the lyrebird that appears READ MORE

Musical Games – Lessons for Kids

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day11 Musical Games How much fun can you have with music and sound? The idea of learning is to practise your skills, widen your knowledge, and most importantly, to have fun! Here are a few lessons that young children might like to sink their musical ears into!  1. Name That Sound Listen READ MORE

Character Q and A: Meg from Tune Town

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day6 Meg from Tune Town joins us in person with her top tips on relieving frustrations and keeping a calm composure when learning and practising new skills. Such a joy to have you here, Meg! 👧🏼 🎷🎻 Dear Meg, I understand sometimes when you practice playing instruments the notes come out flat READ MORE

Practise Should Never be a Fight by Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day5 Author Article by Maura Pierlot Practise Should Never be a Fight Recount the motto, ‘Practise should never be a fight. If you’re having fun, then you’re playing all right’. Today, Maura explains how this phrase was formative in her personal and working life, and she leaves us with important take-home messages READ MORE

No Trouble Here! Talking with Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booskontour #day4 We’re excited to be talking with Maura Pierlot about her journey into writing and partner publishing, and all the aspects that make The Trouble in Tune Town so special. Thanks, Maura! What led you to become a writer? In my head, I always was a writer – I can’t remember ever READ MORE

Review: The Trouble in Tune Town by Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day3 Today we will be reviewing Maura Pierlot and Sophie Norsa’s energetic and colourful story, The Trouble in Tune Town! We hope you enjoy this musical adventure! 🎶 The Trouble in Tune Town, Maura Pierlot (author), Sophie Norsa (illus.),Little Steps Publishing, August 2017. Joint Winner Best Illustrated E-Book (IPPY 2018). Blurb: Meg READ MORE

Sing it Loud! It’s Giveaway Time!

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day2 SING IT LOUD! It’s GIVEAWAY TIME! Be in the running to WIN the groovalicious hardback picture book, The Trouble in Tune Town by talented author, Maura Pierlot and extraordinary illustrator, Sophie Norsa! To enter, simply tell us in 25 words or less, ‘What instrument do you describe yourself as?’  Here’s Maura’s example: ​a READ MORE

Introducing Maura Pierlot and The Trouble in Tune Town

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day1 Introducing… Just Write For Kids and Books On Tour are super excited to introduce children’s author and playwright, Maura Pierlot, and her glorious picture book, The Trouble in Tune Town, for a wonderful, extended 14 days of blog tour bopping and boogieing! We can hardly contain ourselves! 🎶🎹😎 Maura is an READ MORE