Verityville Education: Cardboard City Craft

#verityville #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Verityville is a marvellous place to be – full of wonder, friendship and adventure! Verityville is a town with wonderful people who live and work there. It’s about ordinary, everyday people who make a big difference to our lives. Immerse yourselves in the town of Verityville, and the very town of where 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

Character QandA with Gorkle

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Join us for this intriguing interview with the gremlin himself, Gorkle, who is here visiting from cyberspace! Gorkle tells us about his experience with the floating text messages and meeting the humans. Thanks, Gorkle! 🙂 Gorkle, it’s a pleasure to speak with you today! Thanks for making the trip!               Thank you READ MORE

Technology Can be Fun, But Always be Safe – Article by Penny Macoun

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Ah, technology. Can’t live with it, can’t live without out. More of the latter, actually. Whilst there are times when technology won’t behave, it’s a vital part of our existence and the advancements over the years are truly remarkable. For children using devices and engaging with various platforms, there are many elements READ MORE

#BookReview: Gorkle by Penny Macoun and Anam Akram

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Gorkle, Penny Macoun (author), Anam Akram (illus.), ©Penny Macoun 2019, November 2020.   Blurb: Gorkle is a gremlin who lives in cyberspace. He doesn’t like where he lives, it’s a miserable place because there are no bright colours anywhere. He likes the look of Earth. He really likes the brightly coloured READ MORE

Say Hello to Gorkle in this #BookGiveaway!

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Say ‘Hello!’ for a CHANCE to WIN Gorkle!  Gorkle is a funny and energetic tale of friendship, communication and technology, and understanding the consequences of impulsive behaviour! For your CHANCE to WIN this vivacious picture book, all you need to do is say; ‘Hello!‘ You will be in the running to win a copy ‘Gorkle’ by Penny Macoun and READ MORE

Communicating Across the Blogosphere with Penny Macoun and Gorkle

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 What a delight to introduce a debut children’s author, passionate about writing, the arts, education and technology! Welcome, Penny Macoun, picture book author of newly released, Gorkle! This is a sweet and funny story of an impulsive gremlin, enamoured by the shining text messages that float from Earth towards his dull planet READ MORE

Max Booth Chip Blip Tech-tastic Educational Activities

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of science and technology, friendship, kindness to animals and animals in space in Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze’s Max Booth Future Sleuth; Chip Blip, we will be focusing on some fun learning tasks to reinforce and develop understanding in the areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, READ MORE

#BookReview: Max Booth Future Sleuth #5: Chip Blip by Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview Max Booth Future Sleuth #5; Chip Blip, Cameron Macintosh (author), Dave Atze (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, July 2020.   Blurb: WHAT USE IS A CHIP THAT YOU CAN’T EAT? MAX IS ABOUT TO FIND OUT! Max and his robo-dog, Oscar, are baffled by the discovery of a tiny device READ MORE

Bluggsville Bulletin Newsflash! Exclusive Interview with Max and Oscar

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 EXCLUSIVE NEWS! We’re thrilled to have collaborated with the reporter, aka Cameron Macintosh, at the Bluggsville Bulletin to bring you this insightful and eye-opening interview with none other than Max Booth and Oscar B Beaglebot about their time in 2424 when they discovered the microchip ID that belonged to the READ MORE