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

Paws Paddle: Article by Penny Macoun

#rolloswetsurprise #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Whenever dogs fall in a pool, they always seem to be able to swim even though they have never had lessons.             ‘Doggy paddle’ seems to be a swimming stroke many children can master very early on when they learn to swim. This swimming stroke uses the same technique as dogs do READ MORE

Exploring Rollo’s Wet Surprise with Penny Macoun

#rolloswetsurprise #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It’s a pleasure to chat with Penny Macoun about her latest picture book release, Rollo’s Wet Surprise, and the journey of its creation. Thanks, Penny! 🙂 Congratulations on the release of your latest picture book, Rollo’s Wet Surprise! This is a fun story of discovery, and surprises, with an underlying message around READ MORE

#BookReview: Rollo’s Wet Surprise by Penny Macoun and Paul Nash

#rolloswetsurprise #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview Rollo’s Wet Surprise, Penny Macoun (author), Paul Nash (illus.), Penny Macoun, 2021. Blurb: Rollo is a dog that goes to work with his owner, Jim. Jim is a builder and when he is working, Rollo loves to explore all the different homes Jim and his team of builders work at. One READ MORE

Rollo’s Wet Surprise Surprises us with a #BookGiveaway!

#rolloswetsurprise #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Tell us your favourite water-side location to relax in for your CHANCE to WIN!  **UPDATE: COMPETITION CLOSED** Rollo’s Wet Surprise is a light-hearted story based on a true tale of an overly inquisitive builder’s dog who finds himself in a rather soggy situation. The book raises awareness for its readers around water safety, READ MORE

Penny Macoun Creates a SPLASH!

#rolloswetsurprise #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We are thrilled to welcome back Penny Macoun, returning after her previous campaign with Gorkle. Now introducing her latest picture book title, Rollo’s Wet Surprise, a fun and compassionate tale about an overly inquisitive pup who needs to learn a thing or two about pool safety! But first, let’s get to know READ MORE

I-Message Interactive Communication: Gorkle Education Activity

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Gorkle is a story that focuses on delivering messages – literally, through appropriate means of digital and face-to-face communication. Reinforcing the notion of effective communication and social skills through a digital learning platform, students can practice using ‘I-messages’ in a range of scenarios. That is, they will speak to one another using READ MORE

Character QandA with Gorkle

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Join us for this intriguing interview with the gremlin himself, Gorkle, who is here visiting from cyberspace! Gorkle tells us about his experience with the floating text messages and meeting the humans. Thanks, Gorkle! 🙂 Gorkle, it’s a pleasure to speak with you today! Thanks for making the trip!               Thank you READ MORE

Technology Can be Fun, But Always be Safe – Article by Penny Macoun

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Ah, technology. Can’t live with it, can’t live without out. More of the latter, actually. Whilst there are times when technology won’t behave, it’s a vital part of our existence and the advancements over the years are truly remarkable. For children using devices and engaging with various platforms, there are many elements READ MORE

#BookReview: Gorkle by Penny Macoun and Anam Akram

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Gorkle, Penny Macoun (author), Anam Akram (illus.), ©Penny Macoun 2019, November 2020.   Blurb: Gorkle is a gremlin who lives in cyberspace. He doesn’t like where he lives, it’s a miserable place because there are no bright colours anywhere. He likes the look of Earth. He really likes the brightly coloured READ MORE