#BookReview and Interview: The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn by Kate Gordon

The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn, Kate Gordon (author), Rachel Tribout (illus.), UQP, September 2020. From the publisher: A lonely orphan called Wonder Quinn yearns for a friend in this enchanting tale celebrating friendship, bravery and the importance of staying true to yourself. Wonder Quinn lives in the attic of Direleafe Hall with only a gloomy READ MORE

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

Lola and Grandpa Nature Frame Craft

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes in Lola and Grandpa of creating long-lasting memories, discovering the beauty of nature and loving relationships, today we are going to produce our own nature frame – with a photo of someone special, to give to someone special. Children will be able to reflect on their READ MORE

#BookReview: Lola and Grandpa by Ashling Kwok and Yvonne Low

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview: Lola and Grandpa, Ashling Kwok (author), Yvonne Low (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2020. Blurb: Every Sunday Lola visits her Grandpa. They spend the day exploring the universe and teaching each other about the world. But then one day everything changes. Grandpa isn’t there anymore. Lola struggles to deal READ MORE

#BookReview: In the Shadow of an Elephant by Georgie Donaghey and Sandra Severgnini

In the Shadow of an Elephant, Georgie Donaghey (author), Sandra Severgnini (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2019. Blurb: One terrible night the ground rumbled, and dark shapes appeared in the distance. A cracking sound tore through the air. Lualani’s life was changed forever. ‘Don’t be afraid. I will look after you.’ Jabari reached out READ MORE

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