Imagine Our Special Place Educational Activities

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour Imagine Our Special Place is an uplifting and joyful story that celebrates life through the difficulties of adversity. With themes of sparking the imagination and special relationships, this picture book is glowing with emotion. Stemming from her own losses, author Kelly Louise Jarris, together with illustrator Sandunika Dissanayake, have brought a softness READ MORE

The Power of a Vivid Imagination in Children by Kelly Louise Jarris

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour Hold on to those precious moments where young children’s imaginations soar. Their sense of freedom to be creative and care-free with their imaginations is an important life skill. We love how Kelly Louise Jarris describes the power of that wonder and excitement, and how her books help to harness those mindful moments. READ MORE

#BookReview: Imagine Our Special Place by Kelly Louise Jarris and Sandunika Dissanayake

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour #BookReview: Imagine Our Special Place, Kelly Louise Jarris (author), Sandunika Dissanayake (illus.), InHouse Publishing, July 2022. Blurb: Sophie is unwell and has to go to the hospital a lot. This enchanting story is about two sisters that go on a magical journey. It touches on celebrating life and all its precious moments. READ MORE

Strength and Gratitude: Kelly Louise Jarris Talks about her Special Place

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour Kelly Louise Jarris provides comfort for families in times of adversity, with the notion that special places can be imagined and special bonds can live on forever. Thanks to the gift that is her beautiful picture book, Imagine Our Special Place. Thanks to Kelly for answering our questions about this personal story. READ MORE

An Inspiring Journey: Guest Post by Kelly Louise Jarris

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour Special thanks to author, Kelly Louise Jarris, for sharing her personal story about the losses of her sister and father; the inspirations she admired and reasons for writing Imagine Our Special Place. Our hearts are with you x Imagine Our Special Place stems from spending time with my sister and dad during READ MORE

Imagine WINNING Special Books by Kelly Louise Jarris!

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour ***UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED*** Where is your most wonderful, special place? Both Imagine Our Special Place and Wonderful Wishes take readers to imaginative places and on special adventures where dreams can be made. Author Kelly Louise Jarris uplifts and empowers her audience with the power and hope to overcome challenges and adversity, READ MORE

A Special Introduction: Kelly Louise Jarris

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Imagine your happiest place, anywhere in or around the world. Imagine spending all your precious moments there with your nearest and dearest. Author Kelly Louise Jarris touches her readers with this notion of peace, of treasuring conversations and of utilising the imagination to empower hope and comfort to those in need. Both READ MORE

Heartfelt Dreams and Feathers: Ideas for Capturing Loving Memories

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With regard to the themes of empowerment, grief, family, hope and memories in Karen Hendriks and Kim Fleming‘s picture book, Feathers, here are a couple of ideas to help children manage loss of a loved one in positive ways.  *Feathers is written by Karen Hendriks, illustrated by Kim Fleming, published by READ MORE

Character Q and A with Ad from Feathers

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Today’s interview is a special one! We are talking with the young boy, Ad, from Feathers, who shares his inner thoughts and feelings with us on his grief and coping strategies to deal with the loss of his Mum. Thanks for being so open with us, Ad!  It’s a pleasure to READ MORE

Helping Children Through Grief by Karen Hendriks

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Children having to deal with loss is varied and complex, and each individual child copes and expresses their emotions in their own way. Karen Hendriks shares her experiences as a teacher, and as a parent, with the focus on the power of stories to help children through their grief. A beautiful READ MORE