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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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#BookReview: Feathers by Karen Hendriks and Kim Fleming

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Feathers, Karen Hendriks (author), Kim Fleming (illus.), Empowering Resources, September 2020.   Blurb: ‘Dad, it’s my wish feather.’ I gently place my dream treasure under my pillow. Mum promised to always be with me…   Review: The combination of author and illustrator chosen for this gentle story is the ideal […]

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We’re Making Your Wishes Come True with the Feathers #BookGiveaway!

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Feathers #BookGiveaway! Feathers divinely captures the power of memory through its emotive story that is both empowering and uplifting in reinforcing empathy, and for anyone who has experienced loss. For your CHANCE to WIN this gorgeous book, we’d love for you to tell us who you’d like to treasure and share […]

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Time for an Interview with Dave Hackett

Time goes by quickly, and it’s already nearly time for another celebrated event – Father’s Day! We are super excited to hold another treasured picture book in the ‘Time for…’ series in our hands, as we embark on an adventure into cherishing all the wonderful things about our Dads. ‘At a time where our world […]

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Lola and Grandpa Nature Frame Craft

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes in Lola and Grandpa of creating long-lasting memories, discovering the beauty of nature and loving relationships, today we are going to produce our own nature frame – with a photo of someone special, to give to someone special. Children will be able to reflect on their […]

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Together in Interview: Ashling Kwok and Yvonne Low

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 We’re thrilled to share this interview with you all! The working relationship between author and illustrator is always an interesting one to learn about; from the inner workings of the minds to what resonates most in relation to the story and the process. We thank Ashling Kwok and Yvonne Low for […]

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#BookReview: Lola and Grandpa by Ashling Kwok and Yvonne Low

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview: Lola and Grandpa, Ashling Kwok (author), Yvonne Low (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2020. Blurb: Every Sunday Lola visits her Grandpa. They spend the day exploring the universe and teaching each other about the world. But then one day everything changes. Grandpa isn’t there anymore. Lola struggles to deal […]

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Featured: Author Ashling Kwok and Illustrator Yvonne Low Present Lola and Grandpa

#lolaandgrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 We just love ‘firsts’, and we couldn’t be prouder to showcase these talented debut picture book creators for the first time at JWFK and Books On Tour PR & Marketing! Presenting author and freelance journalist, Ashling Kwok, and illustrator and artist, Yvonne Low and their new, beautiful book, Lola and Grandpa! […]

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