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

Featuring Devoted Creator, Elizabeth Mary Cummings

#oceandevotion #bookcampaign #booksontourpr I’m sure you feel the same. When others are devoted to making a difference, it inspires us to do the same. This week, we are casting our focus on raising awareness and advocating for the reduction, and ultimately the elimination of pollution in our precious oceans and beautiful environment. With gratuitous thanks READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Steven Herrick on Zoe, Max and the Bicycle Bus

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Steven Herrick! We are delighted to welcome award-winning author Steven Herrick to the blog to talk about his recent middle grade fiction, Zoe, Max and the Bicycle Bus! This funny, uplifting verse novel celebrates freedom, creativity and friendship that will have you smiling and taking straight to the outdoors… on bikes! Thank READ MORE

Rain Shakers and Sunflowers: Educational Activities

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Considering the themes of climate change, rain cycles, plant growth and seasons in Elizabeth Mary Cummings’ and Cheri Hughes’ picture book, Rain Shaker, here are a couple of activities to encourage positive empowerment and exploration in caring for the environment.  *Rain Shaker is written by Elizabeth Mary Cummings, illustrated by Cheri READ MORE

How Can Kids Help with Climate Change? Article by Elizabeth Mary Cummings

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 The harsh realities of the world turned into positive affirmations and interpretations. Thank you for this deeply insightful and empowering article to save our future, Elizabeth! xx I want a child who can change the world, a child who can believe, a child who is full of hope and energy and READ MORE

#BookReview: Rain Shaker by Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Cheri Hughes

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview: Rain Shaker, Elizabeth Mary Cummings (author), Cheri Hughes (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, October 2020. Blurb: When Erin finds a snow-shaker she embarks on a magical journey of possibility. In a world of droughts and floods where water won’t behave, Erin’s imagination shakes things up and shows her she can help READ MORE

Kicking Up a Storm with Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Rain Shaker

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It is with huge delight that we welcome back the passionate, award-winning, multi-published author, Elizabeth Mary Cummings for not one, but TWO more book campaigns with us! Elizabeth has previously promoted her fabulous titles, Brave and Strong All Day Long, and The Forever Kid through Books On Tour PR & Marketing. READ MORE