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

Encouraging Children to Love Nature by Robert Vescio

You’ll, too, be on a mission to discover all the secrets, wonder, beauty and surprises within this awe-inspiring book by the irrepressible, ever impressive, award-winning author, Robert Vescio, and with the stunningly wondrous and magical illustrations by Mel Armstrong – let’s get ‘Into the Wild’! If only for Robert Vescio, empowering his readers to open READ MORE

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 READ MORE

Finding Granny Activity: Emotion Stones

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 Emotion Stones Illness in one’s family can become a shocking reality, particularly when what was once safe and comfortable rapidly changes to the unfamiliar and the unknown. Granny’s stroke certainly had a deeply profound impact, not only to herself, but the ones her love her most. In this nature art activity, READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with June Perkins

Title: Magic Fish Dreaming Author: June Perkins Illustrator: Helene Magisson Publisher: Gumbootspearlz Press Genre: Poetry ISBN: ISBN 9780980731187 DETAILS ON BOOK: Paper back. 17 poems, 48 pages in total, title index, 2 sections, 210mm X 284mm, extensive educational notes and suggested activities available. Age Group: 4 and up, for independent readers 8 and up Please tell READ MORE

Review: Magic Fish Dreaming by June Perkins

Magic Fish Dreaming, June Perkins (author), Helene Magisson (illus.), Gumbootspearlz Press, 2016. “Listen to the fish. Listen to the water. Listen to the moonlight. Watch the twinkle, twinkle of the stars.” “If you ever found a fairy’s tooth what kind of magic do you think it would do?” If that description doesn’t stir up evocative READ MORE