Australia Remembers Educational Activities: Customs and Traditions

#australiaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Australia Remembers series provides a plethora of opportunities for students to explore historical facts, traditions and personal meaning in relation to the studies of Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and the customs of the Australian Defence Force. Topics including the Anzac spirit, commemorative services, symbols and emblems, mottos, defence force practices and more can READ MORE

Fun Fast Facts: What Do You Know About Allison Paterson?

#australiaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr  Just like her book, Australia Remembers: Customs and Traditions of the Australian Defence Force, Allison Paterson is full of interesting facts and insights that bring us joy in knowing more about her. Here, just like the book, we uncover some fascinating ‘fast facts’ that Allison has shared in a fun way! Enjoy! 🙂 READ MORE

Answering the Questions! Article by Allison Paterson

#australiaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Why? A simple question with some thought-provoking, in-depth answers. Curiosity settled (or sparked!) with the help of knowledgeable expert on the subject of Australian war history – Allison Paterson! Thanks! 🙂 Why?  How often do we hear that simple word? This one-word question is a sign of an inquiring mind, a thirst for READ MORE

Featuring Exemplary Author, Allison Paterson and Australia Remembers 2

#ausrtaliaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr On this International Women’s Day, we are delighted to welcome back an inspiring, passionate and exemplary author and educational consultant, who has achieved so much for children’s literature and whose books continue to inform, engage and empower our younger generation. Following her first fabulous title in the Australia Remembers series (see our campaign READ MORE

Unfolding the Story of the Past – Interview with Allison Paterson

What a thrill to learn more about the history behind the history with the fabulous author, educator and historian, Allison Paterson on weaving fact, fiction and personal ancestry into her writing. Be inspired by this great interview! Congratulations on the release of your latest novel, ‘Follow After Me’! Following the successes of your previous non-fiction READ MORE

A Blog Tour to Remember: Australia Remembers

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day7 AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM ‘On the 11th of November, 1918, the guns on the Western Front fell silent after four long years of war. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month attained a special significance of READ MORE

Australia Remembers Crafts: Red Poppies to Remember

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day6  🌺 Red Poppies to Remember 🌺 ‘In Flanders’ Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row…’ ‘Poppies are a symbol of remembrance and respect across the world. They commemorate those who gave their lives in war. Poppies grew wild on the battlefields of France and Belgium, and at Gallipoli. READ MORE

Did You Know? by Allison Paterson

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Author Article by Allison Paterson Far from boring – Allison dishes all the fascinating facts on the history of Australian war. 🇦🇺🌺 The opportunity to research and write about history is both fantastic and fascinating. There is so much to learn and sometimes the truth truly is stranger, or at the 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

Remembering the Past and Stepping into the Future

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day2 Author Article by Allison Paterson Her belief in fostering a community spirit, empathy and the importance of carrying on commemorative traditions are some of what formed Allison’s inspirations into developing her invaluable resources on Australian history and war. Allison, what an honour to have someone like you keeping those sacrifices made READ MORE