The Quick Six Interview with Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano! It’s a pleasure to feature a ‘spectacular’ author duo on the blog, representing their upcoming new release that will surely be a hit with a wide audience; Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano with The Secret Science Society’s Spectacular Experiment! Wow! About the Authors Kathy has written READ MORE

When the Moon is a Smile Educational Activities

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 “The salt spray tickles my nose and the waves tease my toes and dress my feet in lace socks as we race and chase along the shore.” Discussion Who do you have a special relationship with? What sorts of things do you like to do together? Have you taught each other READ MORE

Stepping Up: Karen Tyrrell on Why She Had to Write Great Barrier Reef Rescue

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 We are thrilled to have Karen Tyrrell share a little about her Song Bird Superhero series and what made her so passionate about empowering young people, girls in particular, to be strong, self-confident and stand up for their beliefs. Her interests in science, environmental sustainability and conservation are also admirable. Read READ MORE

#BookReview: Great Barrier Reef Rescue by Karen Tyrrell

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Song Bird Superhero; Great Barrier Reef Rescue, Karen Tyrrell (author), Trevor Salter (illus.), Digital Future Press, May 2019. Blurb: Rosie aka Song Bird, Superhero must save the Great Barrier Reef. Something weird is happening on Green Turtle Island. Marine creatures have been dying, and now her friends are disappearing. Rosie travels READ MORE

Bruno’s Buffet: Aussie Tucker Ideas

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day13 From sharing baked beans by the billabong, to bushman’s bread and billy tea in the backyard, and breakfasting on blueberries at Binalong Bay. There are plenty of classic Aussie culinary delights to explore from the book, Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush. And with Australia Day approaching, let’s discover READ MORE

Charlie’s Activity: Watercolour Safari Painting

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Watercolour Safari Painting Africa is well-known for their stunning ‘Big Five’ game animals. These include the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and buffalo – the most respected animals on the savanna. But there are there are other amazing iconic African animals, too. Can you name some of them? Let’s also consider South 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

Ori’s Clean-Up Activity: Recycled Plastic Bag Jellyfish

#OrisCleanUp #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day5 Re-used Recycling with Plastic Bag Jellyfish In Ori’s Clean-Up, the focus is on encouraging the different ways in which we can manage our rubbish to best help the environment. Rather than throwing away our used packaging, it’s better to re-use or recycle them. ♻ This two-part activity will help children reflect upon READ MORE

Finding Granny Activity: Descriptive Edible Stamp Art

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 My Ice Cream Granny Edible Stamp Art In Finding Granny, the use of Art Therapy is prevalent as an effective way to help the patients recover from illness. We also experience Granny in many fun-loving ways, according to her granddaughter, Edie. To combine their love of ice cream, art and playful, READ MORE