Fun Festivities for The Christmas Door

#thechristmasdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It is with great joy and delight to share some fun festivities for little ones to get creative this festive season! From poetry to letter writing, making hugs and role plays, we have been inspired by the magic and wonders of Penny Macoun and Paul Nash‘s joyous picture book, The Christmas Door! READ MORE

#BookReview: The Christmas Door by Penny Macoun and Paul Nash

#thechristmasdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #Bookreview: The Christmas Door, Penny Macoun (author), Paul Nash (illus.), Penny Macoun, October 2022. Blurb: A rumble from behind brought us out of our trance As the open oak door quivered and danced, And through the floor Came a giant red sack That whooshed past me and collapsed. The reindeer did not READ MORE

Magic and the Moon: Teaching Notes for The Rabbit’s Magician

#therabbitsmagician #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Rabbit’s Magician is a beautiful, poignant story of comfort during a time of loss. Author, Shae Millward, was inspired by The Law of Conservation of Energy –a fundamental law of nature. This law states: energy cannot be created or destroyed, but it can change from one form into another. It is a READ MORE

A Festive Gift: WIN The Christmas Door!

#thechristmasdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr What is your Christmas / Holiday Season wish? The Christmas Door is a fun, bright and magical poem about the mysterious door in the floor on Christmas Eve. What kind of magic awaits? With beautiful themes of family, kindness and togetherness, this picture book by Penny Macoun and Paul Nash is also bursting READ MORE

Behind the Scenes: Illustration Process of The Rabbit’s Magician

#therabbitsmagician #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Are you ready for a show? We have a special presentation to show you! The supremely talented illustrator and film maker, Andy Fackrell (along with the beautiful language from Shae Millward), has put together a ‘making of’ video showing early illustration sketches and the transformative magic that went into this enlightening book READ MORE

Blooming Paper Flowers – Magical Science Experiment by Shae Millward

#therabbitsmagician #bookcampaign #booksontourpr This fun and easy experiment is a STEM/STEAM activity. The Rabbit’s Magician contains themes of science and magic, so here we have a science demonstration that looks like magic! In the story, flowers remind Ziggy of his beloved magician, The Amazing Albertino, who would make beautiful bouquets magically appear, surprising and delighting READ MORE

#BookReview: The Rabbit’s Magician by Shae Millward and Andy Fackrell

#therabbitsmagician #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: The Rabbit’s Magician, Shae Millward (author), Andy Fackrell (illus.), Ford Street Publishing, August 2022, ISBN 9781922696076 Blurb: Ziggy’s beloved magician has performed an amazing disappearing trick. But just where is The Amazing Albertino? Ziggy waits. And waits some more. Has something gone wrong with the trick? Review: How can a book READ MORE

What’s the Trick to WINNING The Rabbit’s Magician?

#therabbitsmagician #bookcampaign #booksontourpr *** UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED *** What is your favourite magic trick? The Rabbit’s Magician is a heartachingly beautiful and comforting tale that turns grief into a magical kind of energy – love, friendship and wonder. Author Shae Millward, together with illustrator Andy Fackrell, astound with their evocative story that entrances readers READ MORE

Learning Through Lollies at The Lolly Shop!

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour The Lolly Shop is a wondrous and imaginative story loaded with sweet fun and excitement, and themes of bravery, teamwork, family support and creative problem solving at the heart of it. This book is full of pure joy with its wild wishes of magical powers coming true and the potential for opportunities of READ MORE

#BookReview: The Lolly Shop by Lauren, B. and E. Hackney

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour #BookReview: The Lolly Shop (Book 1), Lauren Hackney (author), B. and E. Hackney (illus.), L. B. & E. Hackney, 2021. Blurb: Join in the magic with Bax and Ethan as they make sweetness and mayhem in their Lolly Shop. These loveable characters solve many problems with their special magic, loving and caring, READ MORE