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

Accessing Stories – Interview with Michelle Worthington

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We love learning about the back story, rewards and challenges with what goes with producing new books. We’re delighted to have a chat with international award-winning author, Michelle Worthington about her latest releases in The Willing Kids Program; The Wind and the Mouse and The Mouse and the Egg! Thanks, Michelle! 🙂 READ MORE

Picture Books and Animation – Article by Michelle Worthington

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr “A powerful learning experience.” Thanks to Michelle Worthington for sharing her motivation behind the development of her animation series, including The Wind and the Mouse, and The Mouse and the Egg from The Willing Kids Program. These animated, reading recordings are a visual, sensory treat and an ideal companion to the newly READ MORE

#BookReview: The Mouse and the Egg by Michelle Worthington and Adyna Ferre

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview The Wind and the Mouse (Book 1) and The Mouse and the Egg (Book 2), Michelle Worthington (author), Adyna Ferre (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, February 2021. Blurb: The Wind and the Mouse – Spring is here. Mouse wants things to stay the same. Can Wind show her all of the beautiful READ MORE

Share Your Story for a Chance to WIN the Mouse Books!

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Share your story for your CHANCE to WIN!  The Wind and the Mouse and The Mouse and the Egg are sweet, fun and gentle sensory friendly stories of Mouse and her growth in independence and resilience, shared in both picture book and animated video formats. For your CHANCE to WIN a copy of BOTH of these adorable picture READ MORE

Welcoming Award-Winning Author Michelle Worthington and her Gentle Stories for Children

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We are thrilled to welcome international award-winning author, role model and accomplished business woman, vlogger extraordinaire, Michelle Worthington to the blog to celebrate the releases of her newest, adorable titles in The Willing Kids Program series; The Wind and the Mouse and The Mouse and the Egg. These books, and associated animated reading READ MORE

Character Chat with Dan from Solo Dan

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 What a delight to witness this in-depth conversation between author and character; delving deep into the thoughts and feelings of a boy once on the outer, and what that was like to never really be a part of the fun. Thanks, Teena and Dan for sharing the development of your story. READ MORE

The Illustration Process for Solo Dan with Kym Langfield

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Don’t you find the book illustration process fascinating? We do, and we’re enthralled by Kym Langfield‘s video where she explains each step of the process from observations to rough sketches to watercolours and text placement. She even has a secret knack to help her process move quickly and seamlessly… illustrators, you’ll READ MORE

A Place to Belong: Behind the Book Article by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Teena Raffa-Mulligan‘s description here, of both her family history and her journey to publication are as touching and meaningful as the story itself. Solo Dan refused to be forgotten. As Teena’s manuscript bounced from publisher to publisher, it eventually found its forever home. How fitting! Hope you fall in love with READ MORE

#BookReview: Solo Dan by Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Kym Langfield

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Solo Dan, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Kym Langfield (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, November 2020. Synopsis: A warm-hearted picture book that highlights the importance of family connections for young readers. Solo Dan, written by multi-published WA author Teena Raffa-Mulligan and illustrated by debut Victorian illustrator Kym Langfield, is filled with warmth as READ MORE