Let’s Learn and Play with ‘Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma!’
#BOOKREVIEW: Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma! by Sharon Giltrow and Dhwani Gosalia
Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma! is a funny role-reversal tale of a stubborn grandma on her shopping trip with her ever-so-patient and independent young granddaughter. Besides the pure entertainment factor, this book by Sharon Giltrow and Dhwani Gosalia also creates a wonderful array of learning opportunities and play experiences that will help children in many developmental […]
Let’s Go for the WIN of Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma!
#Bookreview: Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma!, Sharon Giltrow (author), Dhwani Gosalia (illus.), Dixi Books, September 2023. Blurb: Taking Grandma shopping can be tricky! She will dawdle to the bus, ask to push the trolley and plead for chocolate. But with cuddles, a few deep breaths and a piggy back ride, you and your grandma will […]
Let’s Go On Tour with Sharon Giltrow and Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma!
It’s a Special In-Store Promotion to WIN Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma! Roll up to our ‘in-store’ promotion as we give away a FREE copy of the hilarious and heart-warming picture book, Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma!, courtesy of Sharon Giltrow and Dixi Books! This delectably sweet and energetic role reversal story (with gorgeous illustrations by Dhwani […]
#BOOKREVIEW: Easy Peasy by Ky Garvey and Amy Calautti
We’re so excited to welcome back funny and talented author and educator, Sharon Giltrow, with her third hilarious instalment in her role reversal picture book series. Following the success of Bedtime, Daddy! and Get Ready, Mama!, we are filling our trolleys with excitement for Let’s Go Shopping, Grandma! With aptly expressive, funny and tender illustrations […]
Ky Garvey and Amy Calautti Roll On By With Easy Peasy
#BookReview: Easy Peasy, Ky Garvey (author), Amy Calautti (illus.), EK Books, February 2023. Blurb: Ruby loves her shiny new red roller skates. She’s never roller skated before, but she’s sure it will be easy peasy!So when her dad offers to help her learn to skate, Ruby says no. But things don’t go as planned … […]
#BookReview: The Fix-it Princess by Janeen Brian and Cherie Dignam
Author Ky Garvey and illustrator Amy Calautti have certainly set the wheels in motion with their fun and lively picture book, Easy Peasy, which has been rolling its way into hands, hearts and roller rinks since its release. Today, we are gifted this exciting pleasure to chat with the talented creators of this joyous celebration […]
A Step into STEM – Janeen Brian measures up The Fix-it Princess
#thefixitprincess #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: The Fix-it Princess, Janeen Brian (author), Cherie Dignam (illus.), Walker Books, March 2023. Royalty is coming to town. Several towns in fact. And not for reasons you may think. Princess Shona is on a very important quest – to find her missing parents! The Wing-Thing took Dad-King and Mum-Queen out of […]
‘Fix It’ to WIN The Fix-it Princess!
#thefixitprincess #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Today we’re getting creative with Janeen Brian and her Stupendously Thoughtful and Enigmatic Method to the wonderful world of STEM, which is cleverly and energetically explored in her latest middle grade title, The Fix-it Princess! How many STEM projects are incorporated into this book of miscalculated mishaps, I wonder?! On page 25 in my […]
A Mix of Reasoning and Intuition – How The Fix-it Princess was designed by Janeen Brian
#thefixitprincess #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Help! Princess Shona needs help fixing a few things around the Castle-by-the-Woods! Are you the young engineer she’s been searching for? The castle’s drawbridge won’t budge. The chickens’ henhouse is falling apart. Poor Dragon needs a pulley to remove a sore tooth. And The Royals’ Wing-Thing is unable to take flight. Which one of […]
Janeen Brian has had an incredible career working with children, literature and the arts since the age of eighteen when she taught her first class of year five students. While raising a family, she began a four-year career with a professional children’s theatre company, both acting and writing. She has also been involved in over […]