It’s All Child’s Play by Sonia Bestulic

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day12 Author Article by Sonia Bestulic Sonia Bestulic, mother of three, Speech Pathologist and Children’s Author reminds us of the power of learning through play. Thanks, Sonia! 🥁🎻🎸 Children seem to be busier than ever before! With all sorts of extra-curricular activities available to them, there is an endless list of choices READ MORE

Character QandA with Reece

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day11 Between the zing zang zengs and woot toot hoots, Reece from Reece Give Me Some Peace! has something to say! Let’s hear it, Reece! 🙂🙃 Thanks for talking with us today, Reece! Please tell us, what do you love about making music? How does it make you feel to play different instruments? READ MORE

Behind the Scenes by Sonia Bestulic

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day10 Author Article by Sonia Bestulic  So, how was Reece Give Me Some Peace informed by her personal and professional life? Sonia spills all in this insightful article on how her book came into being. 👦🏼🥁🎻🎺🤦🏼‍♀️ Reece Give Me Some Peace is a musically entwined book, very much inspired by the period READ MORE

Reece Give Me Some Peace! Activities

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 Reece Give Me Some Peace! Activities There are a drum load of music-themed educational activities available that would beautifully supplement your reading of Reece Give Me Some Peace! Sonia has listed a variety in her interview here. Today we’ll offer a nice mixture of LOUD and ‘quiet’ activities to suit every READ MORE

Reece Activity: Water Xylophone

 #ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day6 Making Sound with a Water Xylophone Discovering different sounds amongst and within various musical pieces is a fascinating and valuable learning concept. One of the instruments Reece explores in Reece Give Me Some Peace is a xylophone. A xylophone contains keys of differing sizes to create the multitude of sounds, and that’s READ MORE

Marvellous Maestros by Sonia Bestulic

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Author Article by Sonia Bestulic Sonia Bestulic, Speech Pathologist and Author of Reece Give Me Some Peace! explores the wonders that making music and learning an instrument can bring to your child. I love giving instruments as gifts to younger children – the parents often roll their eyes at me, with READ MORE

Review: Reece Give Me Some Peace! by Sonia Bestulic and Nancy Bevington

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day3 You’ll be just as blown away by this exuberant book as we were! Check out our thoughts on Reece Give Me Some Peace! 🎼🥁🎼 Reece Give Me Some Peace!, Sonia Bestulic (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, September 2018. Blurb: A fun-loving book about the wonderful world of music and READ MORE

Play it LOUD for a Chance to WIN!

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Play it LOUD for your Chance to WIN! Do you have household full of banging, clattering, squealing and thumping? I bet it’s music to your ears, right?! Do you happen to be involved in that cocophony of sound and rhythm? 😉 If you know a LOUD noise when you hear one, READ MORE

Introducing Sonia Bestulic and Reece Give Me Some Peace!

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day1 We are tremendously excited to welcome children’s author and Speech Pathologist, Sonia Bestulic, to join us on such a joyous and entertaining blog tour! Sonia introduces her fun, and noisy (!), debut picture book, ‘Reece Give Me Some Peace!’; exploring the wonderful world of music, instruments and noisy play. So let’s READ MORE

We Get Knocked Down, But We Get Up Again

When I signed up for this writing gig, almost eight years ago (and by signed up, I refer to a conversation with myself saying, ‘I WILL be a writer!’), I was determined to be in it for the long haul. I’d spent my life dabbling in creative pursuits; music, performance, writing, but this time, this READ MORE