Ten Naughty Numbats Number Games

#onetotenandbackagain #tennaughtynumbats #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The One to Ten and Back Again series opens up so many possibilities for number activities in terms of counting by ones, adding on and counting back by ones. For children in the early years (preschool to Year 2), grasping the concept of counting sets up learning for all kinds of mathematical READ MORE

It’s All About the Writer: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It’s always a pleasure to share the works of the wonderful Teena Raffa-Mulligan on the blog, and for her sixth book campaign with us, we are celebrating the release of her motivational, imagination-inspiring picture book to encourage children to write; You Can Be A Writer! We have put together a writer profile READ MORE

A Keepsake of Positivity: Educational Resources for We’re All in This Together

#wereallinthistogether #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We’re All in This Together is a book that will keep the discussion on the effects of the pandemic open to children for some time to come. As we begin to prepare for another school year, adapting to a new kind of normal, and possibly even adopting a forward-thinking approach to what the READ MORE

I-Message Interactive Communication: Gorkle Education Activity

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Gorkle is a story that focuses on delivering messages – literally, through appropriate means of digital and face-to-face communication. Reinforcing the notion of effective communication and social skills through a digital learning platform, students can practice using ‘I-messages’ in a range of scenarios. That is, they will speak to one another using READ MORE

Generating Income as a Creator – IT IS POSSIBLE! Article by Adam Wallace

#kidsbookcreatorcapital #shortcourses #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Do you want to know the truth? The real truth? I’m talking about the truth behind the myth that creators simply don’t make a decent income from their craft. Well, guess what? Adam Wallace, the one who has done it all, speaks from experience. And he says, IT IS POSSIBLE! Let’s READ MORE

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

#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

Educational Activity: Re-Creating Scenes from Carly Mills

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes of women’s rights, adventure, immigration, social philanthropy, communities in the past and present, Australian history and people of influence in Jane Smith’s Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl series, we will be exploring scenes from the book, A New World and re-creating some of what it was like READ MORE

Book Review: Australia Remembers by Allison Paterson

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day3 Australia Remembers: Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and War Memorials, Allison Paterson (author), Big Sky Publishing, October 2018. Blurb: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. Every year there are special days when we remember all those who have fought in the past to READ MORE