#BookReview: I Wonder by Allison Paterson and Nancy Bevington

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview:I Wonder, Allison Paterson (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, August 2021. Blurb: The little wooden boat has been left behind in the sand dunes. Odd things pass it by, tumbling and floating into the ocean – a chip packet, a takeaway cup and a plastic bag. The little wooden boat READ MORE

I Wonder … the Problem with Plastic!

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Article by Allison Paterson Our beautiful oceans have become a rubbish dump. The rubbish that ends up in the ocean is called ‘marine debris’. Scientists think that the deaths of more than one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals such as seals, sea lions, dolphins and whales are caused by marine debris READ MORE

A Thought-Provoking Interview with Allison Paterson

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr There are always aspects of the inspiration and creation of a book that we wonder about, and how best to find the answers than with an author interview! Thanks to Allison Paterson for expanding on the journey of I Wonder… Allison, congratulations on the release of your gorgeous, valuable picture book, I READ MORE

I Wonder – Educating our World

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr I Wonder whimsically explores the themes of pollution, sustainability, and environmental care, as a little wooden boat wonders and worries whether it too, has become litter or waste like the floating objects that pass it by into the ocean. Allison Paterson and Nancy Bevington have brought these inanimate objects and marine sea READ MORE

Take Small Steps for a Chance to WIN I Wonder

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Tell us what small steps you can take to care for our world for your CHANCE to WIN!  ** UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED ** I Wonder is a gentle yet powerful story told in a playful manner that will get readers thinking deeply about the steps they can take to better care for our world. A READ MORE

The Wonders of Allison Paterson

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It’s always an honour to share the latest news from the superlative, Allison Paterson, author of highly acclaimed Australian war history books such as the Australia Remembers series (Book 1 campaign & Book 2 campaign), Follow After Me (see our campaign), and Anzac Sons, amongst others. This time, Allison is refreshing us READ MORE

Ocean Devotion Activity: Plastic Bottle Planters

#oceandevotion #bookcampaign #booksontourpr In Ocean Devotion, Kalea and Hiapo discover the unsettling truth about the shimmering mountain on the ocean surface, and are dismayed to find the beautiful waters in Hawaii polluted with plastic. Determined to save the marine life and restore the sea’s health, the pair have some ideas on what to do to reduce READ MORE

Let’s Make it Clear: Say NO to Plastics!

Did you know, plastic pollution, including plastic, glass, oil, and chemicals, makes up around 60–95% of all the debris found in the ocean? The bulk of this pollution stems from single-use items. Plastic is one of the least biodegradable materials in the world, and can seriously endanger marine life, and even affect our health. This is READ MORE

#BookReview: Ocean Devotion by Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Melissa Salvarani

#BookReview Ocean Devotion, Elizabeth Mary Cummings (author), Melissa Salvarani (words and illus.), EC Press, June 2021. Blurb: An empowering environmental story about how we can all help care for our world. Join Kalea and Hiapo as they set out to explore what is shimmering on the horizon. Discover the dangerous truth and learn how the READ MORE

Share How You Care for a Chance to WIN Ocean Devotion

#oceandevotion #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Tell us ONE thing you do to care for our oceans for your CHANCE to WIN!   Ocean Devotion is a valuable non-fiction narrative that resonates with an empowering message of care and action for our precious oceans, written and illustrated in both a lyrical and visual beauty that children will adore. Whether READ MORE