Learn about The Lady with the Lamp: Educational Activities

#carlymillspioneergirl #theladywiththelamp #bookcampaign #booksontourpr In The Lady with the Lamp, Carly Mills and her friends are thrust back in time to the mid 1800s, where they meet the inspirational founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. Travelling through London and the Crimea in Turkey, they discover what life was like for women, and how healthcare and sanitation READ MORE

Rollo’s Wet Surprise STEM Education

#rolloswetsurprise #bookcampaign #booksontourpr In Rollo’s Wet Surprise, Rollo the dog discovers that his inquisitive nature leads him to a rather unexpected, wet surprise in the pool. Unknowingly putting himself in danger, Rollo learns a valuable lesson when it comes to being aware of boundaries in and around unfamiliar territory. Being responsible for our pets and understanding READ MORE

Kesta Fleming Creates Magic

#marlowbrown #magicianinthemaking #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It is with great delight and excitement that we welcome Kesta Fleming, children’s creator and author extraordinaire to the blog, to introduce us to one of the most entertaining performances for her Marlow Brown; Magician in the Making book campaign! Welcome, one and all… and enjoy the show! 🙂 About the READ MORE

Activities with The Post Office Pup by Marg Gibbs

There’s so much to learn and engage in with the themes delivered in The Post Office Pup by Marg Gibbs and Alicia Rogerson. For children, how often do they participate in local postal services, such as sending and receiving letters and parcels, and visiting the Post Office? What do they know about different delivery options, 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

You Can Be A Writer: Educational Activities

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr A writing session unto itself, to teach budding writers how to structure stories, incorporate all the necessary elements, and inject sparks of imagination, You Can Be A Writer opens up a plethora of literacy and language opportunities for primary school-aged children. From setting up for writing, to planting and sowing the idea seeds, READ MORE

#BookReview: You Can Be A Writer by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview You Can Be A Writer, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Sea Song Publications, February 2021. Blurb: Anyone can write stories. You can too! Writing stories is like having an adventure. This book will lead you on your own story adventure. Imagination is your passport. It can take you anywhere. Start with an idea… choose READ MORE

Ten Naughty Numbats Number Games

#onetotenandbackagain #tennaughtynumbats #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The One to Ten and Back Again series opens up so many possibilities for number activities in terms of counting by ones, adding on and counting back by ones. For children in the early years (preschool to Year 2), grasping the concept of counting sets up learning for all kinds of mathematical READ MORE

Imagination to Paper – Interview with Grace Nolan

#onetotenandbackagain #tennaughtynumbats #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It’s a pleasure to have Grace Nolan grace us with her presence, answering questions about her delightfully lively counting series, One to Ten and Back Again. With the first book, Ten Naughty Numbats, recently released, and the following; Ten Bush Babies and Ten Lively Lorikeets out soon, these handy, clever and engaging READ MORE

#BookReview: Ten Naughty Numbats by Grace Nolan and Nancy Bevington

#onetotenandbackagain #tennaughtynumbats #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview One to Ten and Back Again #1: Ten Naughty Numbats, Grace Nolan (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, February 2021. Blurb (from the publisher’s website): About the Series Fun and learning go together in this beautifully presented counting series One to Ten and Back Again. Packed with imaginative rhyming text READ MORE