Learning How to Find The Glint of Gold

#theglintofgold #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Glint of Gold focuses on discovering the golden moments in each day – for children to practice mindful strategies that assist with nurturing mental, emotional and social health, as well as developing skills in communication, kindness and empathy. Thanks to author Kate McGann, with illustrations by Patricia Ward, there is so much to READ MORE

Embracing the Pleasures – Interview with Kate McGann

#theglintofgold #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Kate McGann‘s The Glint of Gold originated from places of love, heart, wonder and wellbeing. Today, Kate shares her inspirations and motivations to maintaining a positive mindset, and what she hopes young readers will embrace with their reading of her empowering book. Kate, congratulations on the release of your beautiful picture book, READ MORE

#BookReview: The Glint of Gold by Kate McGann and Patricia Ward

#theglintofgold #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Glint of Gold, Kate McGann (author), Patricia Ward (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, October 2021. Blurb: It’s there every day if you look for it. The glint of gold. Through a child’s wisdom, the golden moments of each day are discovered. A touching story of mindfulness, gratitude and hope. Review: Author READ MORE

WIN A Piece of Gold to Treasure Forever

#theglintofgold #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Where can you find ‘the glint of gold’? **UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** The Glint of Gold is a stunningly illustrated, reassuring and empowering story that provides opportunity for rich, deep and rejuvenating experiences to open and nourish the mind and soul. Evocatively penned by Kate McGann, and exquisitely illustrated by Patricia Ward, this READ MORE

A New Star: Introducing Kate McGann

#theglintofgold #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We are thrilled to introduce and welcome debut picture book author, Kate McGann, with her new release; the stunningly beautiful, calming and affirming book, The Glint of Gold. Be captivated by this touching story and its breathtaking illustrations by Patricia Ward, empowering its readers to stop and appreciate the beauty within and READ MORE

Home is Within: Educational Activities

In Home, a young Sudeten German girl and her family are expelled from their home and forced to give up their belongings and their freedom, until they eventually find a safe passage across the seas to Australia. This poignant, uplifting and hopeful story by Karen Hendriks, combined with the hauntingly evocative illustrations by Alisa Knatko, READ MORE

Let’s Talk about Home – Interview with Karen Hendriks

Karen Hendriks reveals what ‘Home’ really means to her in this fascinating and inspiring interview about the book and the link to her family’s past. Thanks, Karen! 🙂 Karen, congratulations on the release of your heart-rending, poignant picture book, Home! Briefly, tell us what this story is about. War ends, yet its dark shadow remains. READ MORE

#BookReview: Home by Karen Hendriks and Alisa Knatko

#BookReview: Home, Karen Hendriks (author), Alisa Knatko (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, July 2021. Blurb: War ends, yet its dark shadow remains. A family is forced to flee their home. As they journey through hunger, long cold nights, and homelessness, a heart locket whispers words of hope. And a country that’s far away, calls for those READ MORE

A Family Connection to HOME – Article by Karen Hendriks

My new picture book HOME was inspired by my family heritage. While writing Home and researching facts and history I discovered more about my family heritage then I could ever imagine. I had always felt that there was a deep sadness inside my Oma from the loss of her family home in Wunschendorf, Czechoslovakia. She READ MORE

A #BookGiveaway we call HOME

Tell us what ‘Home’ means to you for your CHANCE to WIN!  **UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED**  Home is a richly poignant and hopeful story written and illustrated evocatively with tenderness and light. Derived from a true, personal author story, it delves deeply into our hearts and souls, illuminating the strength of those from the past who paved the READ MORE