Writing About Non-Fiction: Educational Tasks for Children and Adults!

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Being able to attract young readers to read and write about non-fiction, biographical accounts requires certain elements. According to Toni Brisland, author of the fascinating middle grade book about the life of celebrated novelist, Patrick White, there needs to a mix of quirkiness and fun thrown in to the facts. Today, READ MORE

A Flawless Read: Interview with Toni Brisland

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 What interesting facts did Toni Brisland find out about Patrick White whilst researching the award-winning author? How does his writing inspire her own? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our fascinating interview! Enjoy! 🙂 Congratulations on the release of your inspirational graphic novel for middle graders, Patrick READ MORE

Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature, Patrick White

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 We thank author, Toni Brisland, for sharing her passion and research into the life of ‘Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature’; Patrick White. Her findings are remarkable, just like the man himself – a person of great humility and honour. Thanks, Toni, for teaching us more about this phenomenal Australian icon READ MORE

#BookReview: Patrick White by Toni Brisland and Anastasia Popp

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Patrick White, Toni Brisland (author), Anastasia Popp (illus.), Little Steps Publishing, August 2020. Blurb: Patrick White wanted to be a writer when no one thought he should! This remarkable man, remembered for how poetically he described the Australian landscape and people in his many novels and plays, is the only READ MORE

Write in for a Chance to WIN Patrick White

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Can you write like Patrick White? It’s a #BookGiveaway! You don’t need to be one of the greatest novelists or poets like Patrick White! But if you are inspired by his work and would like the CHANCE to WIN a copy of this beautifully written and illustrated biography, extremely accessible for READ MORE

Presenting Toni Brisland and her latest biography, Patrick White

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s an absolute delight to have the opportunity to learn more about an Australian literary icon in a stunningly illustrated and fascinating account – the life of Patrick White, presented specifically for a middle to upper primary-aged audience. The author sharing in the launch of her school-essential resource is Toni Brisland; READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Rachel Brace

Welcome to The Quick Six Interview with Rachel Brace! Rachel Brace is a registered psychologist and co-creator and founder of steppingthrough.com.au, an educational and support web-based resource for stepparents and their partners. She has worked extensively with children and families over many years across a variety of settings in New Zealand, United Kingdom and Australia. Rachel READ MORE

Until the Next Adventure, Charlie!

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 You know that moment you wished your holiday would never end? Well, that’s exactly how we feel about this sensational blog tour that whizzed past too quickly! However, what a trip of a lifetime it has been! We’ve been delighted by the marvellous sights, sounds, tastes and amazing cultural diversity experienced READ MORE

Charlie’s Activity: Watercolour Safari Painting

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Watercolour Safari Painting Africa is well-known for their stunning ‘Big Five’ game animals. These include the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and buffalo – the most respected animals on the savanna. But there are there are other amazing iconic African animals, too. Can you name some of them? Let’s also consider South READ MORE

Travelling Together – In Conversation with Jacqueline and Charlie

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day4 Howzit?! We’re here today to chat with Jacqueline and Charlie all about their unforgettable worldly adventures! What have been Charlie’s favourite moments? Why does Jacqueline see travel as important for not just children, but for everyone? Discover all in the following interview with this dynamic pair! ☺ Jacqueline, Charlie has been READ MORE