The Ori’s Clean-Up Blog Tour Has Made a Difference

#OrisCleanUp #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day5 What an affecting week of global awareness and compassion, knowledge and empowerment we’ve had the pleasure of engaging in with Anne Helen Donnelly and Ori’s Clean-Up. If we each make an effort of just a small change, imagine the huge impact that could have on our environment, for now and the future. READ MORE

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

12 Days of Christmas – Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of our 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. To enter, answer the following question: What do you put on the top of your Christmas Tree? Enter with your name, email address, and state in the form below. By entering, you agree to the conditions here. Day 1 Prize Lizzy’s Dragon by Melissa READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Melissa Gijsbers

#LizzysDragon #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day6 Just Write For Kids is happy to welcome back Melissa Gijsbers to provide us with some final insights into her exciting junior fantasy fiction, Lizzy’s Dragon! Hope you’ve all enjoyed the blog tour! 🙂 Title: Lizzy’s Dragon Author: Melissa Gijsbers Illustrator: Kylie Leane Publisher: Stone Table Books Genre: Fantasy Age Group: READ MORE

An Excerpt from Lizzy’s Dragon PLUS Giveaway!

#LizzysDragon #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day5 The growing bond between Lizzy and Bubbles, and the moment when she discovers her new pet’s special abilities… Lizzy wrapped her arms around Bubbles’ neck. ‘You’re the only one I can talk to, I’m so glad I found your egg.’ Bubbles wrapped one of his front feet around her and nuzzled READ MORE

Lizzy’s Dragon Craft: How to Make a Dragon Egg

#LizzysDragon #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day4 How to Make a Dragon Egg What do you know about dragons? Do you know any dragons in books or movies? What do like / dislike about them? What similarities to dragons have to lizards? What about dinosaurs? One thing they all have in common is that they lay eggs. But READ MORE

Lizzy’s Dragon Activity: Dragon Profile and Story

#LizzysDragon #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day4 Create a Dragon Profile and Narrative Writing What would be your ideal kind of dragon? What would it look like? What special abilities would it have? Do you know how to care for a dragon? What would you feed it? Where would it live? What kinds of things would you do READ MORE

Author Article by Melissa Gijsbers: Creating Bubbles

#LizzysDragon #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day3 How does such an inventive, mystical creature such as the beautiful Bubbles enter an author’s consciousness? Find out how Melissa’s water dragon emerged, PLUS check out the #bookgiveaway details below! 😃 🌈 🐉 Creating Bubbles by Melissa Gijsbers It’s been quite a while since I’ve read a lot of fantasy, and READ MORE

Lizzy’s Dragon Book Giveaway!

#LizzysDragon #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day2 It’s a #BookGiveaway!!! For your chance to WIN a signed copy of Lizzy’s Dragon by Melissa Gijsbers, suitable for ages 7+, comment below, on social media or any participating blog in the tour, with your response to “What mythical creature would you love to have as a pet?”. Don’t forget to READ MORE

Character Q and A: Interview with Lizzy’s Dragon, Bubbles

#LizzysDragon #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day2 Today we are excited to introduce the spectacular water dragon, Bubbles to the panel, who will be discussing what life is like being Lizzy’s pet. Thanks for joining us today, Bubbles! 😊 🌈 💦 🐉 Firstly, can you explain to us where you came from? Are you the only one of your READ MORE