Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern Inspired by the World

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day3 The World of Story: Author Article by Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern Jacqueline’s fascination with culture and travel stemmed from her early adventures at a young age. Learn more about why this is an ‘essential ingredient’ in her life. Thanks, Jacqueline!  From my travels I have been fortunate to hear and read some READ MORE

Review: Charlie’s Adventures in South Africa

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Charlie’s Adventures…in South Africa, Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern (author), Sophie Norsa (illus.), Little Steps Publishing, August 2018. Blurb: Charlie is off on the second of his adventures with his family… to South Africa. With his friends, Charlie is set on a discovery of different clues to uncover South Africa’s Rainbow Nation. Review: READ MORE

Discover South Africa and WIN!

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day1 🇿🇦 Discover South Africa and WIN! 🇿🇦 Have you ever been to South Africa? Would you like to visit? South Africa is home to amazing native animals, iconic landmarks and gorgeous landscapes, brilliant historical treasures, traditional culinary treats, and more! Tell us, if you could go there today, what would you choose to READ MORE

Introducing Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern and Charlie’s Adventures in South Africa

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day1 How appropriate to have a seasoned traveller and expert guide as our next blog tour recipient! We have our heads in the clouds with excitement to welcome Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern and her ‘lekker’ picture book in a spectacular series, Charlie’s Adventures…in South Africa! So, grab your bags and camera, ‘cos we’re READ MORE

The Whole Tune Town Symphony Comes Together

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day14 Wow! What a flurry of flutin’, tootin’ and scootin’ we’ve had the pleasure of being entertained with throughout this musical adventure! Who’s had a trumpeting good time?! Be a part of the Tune Town symphony over and over again by visiting the complete tour archive here. Special thanks to Maura Pierlot READ MORE

Let Us Entertain You!

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day13 Let us entertain you! Put on the soft background music while you enjoy a teaser of The Trouble in Tune Town, and a special photo gallery of the book in the wild! ⭐️ SING IT LOUD!  It’s G I V E A W A Y  T I M E! WIN a READ MORE

Lyrebird – The Silent Teacher by Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day12 Author Article by Maura Pierlot Lyrebird – The Silent Teacher So what’s so special about the lyrebird, anyway? Besides it’s physical presence, this band member has more secret talents than we may have realised, and particularly in this story. Maura explains…  Readers are always asking me about the lyrebird that appears READ MORE

Musical Games – Lessons for Kids

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day11 Musical Games How much fun can you have with music and sound? The idea of learning is to practise your skills, widen your knowledge, and most importantly, to have fun! Here are a few lessons that young children might like to sink their musical ears into!  1. Name That Sound Listen READ MORE

Character Q and A: Meg from Tune Town

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day6 Meg from Tune Town joins us in person with her top tips on relieving frustrations and keeping a calm composure when learning and practising new skills. Such a joy to have you here, Meg! 👧🏼 🎷🎻 Dear Meg, I understand sometimes when you practice playing instruments the notes come out flat READ MORE

Practise Should Never be a Fight by Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day5 Author Article by Maura Pierlot Practise Should Never be a Fight Recount the motto, ‘Practise should never be a fight. If you’re having fun, then you’re playing all right’. Today, Maura explains how this phrase was formative in her personal and working life, and she leaves us with important take-home messages READ MORE