You Can Be A Writer: Educational Activities

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr A writing session unto itself, to teach budding writers how to structure stories, incorporate all the necessary elements, and inject sparks of imagination, You Can Be A Writer opens up a plethora of literacy and language opportunities for primary school-aged children. From setting up for writing, to planting and sowing the idea seeds, READ MORE

What’s in my Author Visit Kit? by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Don’t you love it when authors share their secrets on what makes their workshops and presentations a success? I’m not talking about the ‘m’ word (money), although that’s a handy by-product – I’m talking about being so prepared and organised that absolutely nothing can go wrong. That’s what you call success! Let’s find out READ MORE

You Can Be a Winner! It’s the You Can Be A Writer #BookGiveaway!

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr ** UPDATE: COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED ** Tell us your favourite story for your CHANCE to WIN!   You Can Be A Writer is an encouraging, empowering and motivational guide for young writers to bloom with their own seeds of ideas for imaginative and well-structured stories! For your CHANCE to WIN a copy of this handy book by Teena READ MORE

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

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

#BookReview: Australia Remembers 2 by Allison Paterson

#australiaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr   #BookReview: Australia Remembers 2: Customs and Traditions of the Australian Defence Force, Allison Paterson (author), Big Sky Publishing, March 2021. Blurb: On Anzac Day and Remembrance Day, we gather at commemorative services and parades all over Australia and the world. Did you know that at these events we can see traditions that READ MORE

A Significant Event: It’s the Australia Remembers 2 #BookGiveaway!

#australiaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Answer THREE Fast Facts for your CHANCE to WIN!  Australia Remembers 2: Customs and Traditions of the Australian Defence Force is a visual and informational treasure trove of facts, narratives and activities all about the significance of the customs and traditions of Australia’s Defence Force. For your CHANCE to WIN a copy of this phenomenal book by 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

Building Runways: Article by Jane Smith

We are thrilled to welcome back inspiring children’s author, Jane Smith, to discuss the significance of her Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl series, particularly with regard to celebrating the achievements of amazing trail-blazing women in history, in lieu of International Women’s Day on March 8th. We were blessed to have learnt about humanitarian, Caroline Chisholm in READ MORE

Educational Activities: Responsibility with The Mouse and the Egg

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Willing Kids Program series provides myriad of opportunities for literacy and social-emotional growth in young children, and to a range of abilities. The first two books, The Wind and the Mouse and The Mouse and the Egg, focus on themes such as kindness, responsibility, adapting to change and courage, in fun, gentle and READ MORE