Encouraging Children to Love Nature by Robert Vescio

You’ll, too, be on a mission to discover all the secrets, wonder, beauty and surprises within this awe-inspiring book by the irrepressible, ever impressive, award-winning author, Robert Vescio, and with the stunningly wondrous and magical illustrations by Mel Armstrong – let’s get ‘Into the Wild’! If only for Robert Vescio, empowering his readers to open READ MORE

How Can Kids Help with Climate Change? Article by Elizabeth Mary Cummings

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 The harsh realities of the world turned into positive affirmations and interpretations. Thank you for this deeply insightful and empowering article to save our future, Elizabeth! xx I want a child who can change the world, a child who can believe, a child who is full of hope and energy and READ MORE

#BookReview: Rain Shaker by Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Cheri Hughes

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview: Rain Shaker, Elizabeth Mary Cummings (author), Cheri Hughes (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, October 2020. Blurb: When Erin finds a snow-shaker she embarks on a magical journey of possibility. In a world of droughts and floods where water won’t behave, Erin’s imagination shakes things up and shows her she can help READ MORE

Heavens Above! It’s the Rain Shaker #BookGiveaway!

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 We’re opening up the heavens for the Rain Shaker #BookGiveaway! **COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** Rain Shaker is a whimsical story with a strong environmental message on drought and the awareness of climate change, empowering its readers to engage in action and experience the joy of caring for our living world. For your 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

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

Book Review: Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero by Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers

Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero, Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers, Pow! Kids Books, 2020 From the Publisher: Told from the perspective of their adoring nephew, Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero is the story of a courageous drag queen who saves the day, and brings two communities together. The young narrator thinks it’s awesome that his READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Leigh Hardingham on Three Dancing Frogs

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Leigh Hardingham! It’s a real honour to welcome singer-songwriter and children’s author to the blog – Leigh Hardingham! Leigh’s new release, Three Dancing Frogs, is a joyful celebration of the Australian bush, stunningly illustrated by the talented Patrick Shirvington. Let’s learn a little more about this lyrical dance of words and READ MORE