#BookReview: I Wonder by Allison Paterson and Nancy Bevington

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview:I Wonder, Allison Paterson (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, August 2021. Blurb: The little wooden boat has been left behind in the sand dunes. Odd things pass it by, tumbling and floating into the ocean – a chip packet, a takeaway cup and a plastic bag. The little wooden boat READ MORE

I Wonder … the Problem with Plastic!

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Article by Allison Paterson Our beautiful oceans have become a rubbish dump. The rubbish that ends up in the ocean is called ‘marine debris’. Scientists think that the deaths of more than one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals such as seals, sea lions, dolphins and whales are caused by marine debris READ MORE

A Thought-Provoking Interview with Allison Paterson

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr There are always aspects of the inspiration and creation of a book that we wonder about, and how best to find the answers than with an author interview! Thanks to Allison Paterson for expanding on the journey of I Wonder… Allison, congratulations on the release of your gorgeous, valuable picture book, I READ MORE

Take Small Steps for a Chance to WIN I Wonder

#iwonder #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Tell us what small steps you can take to care for our world for your CHANCE to WIN!   I Wonder is a gentle yet powerful story told in a playful manner that will get readers thinking deeply about the steps they can take to better care for our world. A discarded toy boat brought to READ MORE

Ocean Devotion Activity: Plastic Bottle Planters

#oceandevotion #bookcampaign #booksontourpr In Ocean Devotion, Kalea and Hiapo discover the unsettling truth about the shimmering mountain on the ocean surface, and are dismayed to find the beautiful waters in Hawaii polluted with plastic. Determined to save the marine life and restore the sea’s health, the pair have some ideas on what to do to reduce READ MORE

You Can Be A Writer: Educational Activities

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr A writing session unto itself, to teach budding writers how to structure stories, incorporate all the necessary elements, and inject sparks of imagination, You Can Be A Writer opens up a plethora of literacy and language opportunities for primary school-aged children. From setting up for writing, to planting and sowing the idea seeds, READ MORE

#BookReview: You Can Be A Writer by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview You Can Be A Writer, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Sea Song Publications, February 2021. Blurb: Anyone can write stories. You can too! Writing stories is like having an adventure. This book will lead you on your own story adventure. Imagination is your passport. It can take you anywhere. Start with an idea… choose READ MORE

You Can Be a Winner! It’s the You Can Be A Writer #BookGiveaway!

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr ** UPDATE: COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED ** Tell us your favourite story for your CHANCE to WIN!   You Can Be A Writer is an encouraging, empowering and motivational guide for young writers to bloom with their own seeds of ideas for imaginative and well-structured stories! For your CHANCE to WIN a copy of this handy book by Teena READ MORE

Elizabeth Mary Cummings on a Journey

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day4 AUTHOR JOURNEY by Elizabeth Mary Cummings How did she get to this point? What experiences led her to authorship? What discoveries did she make that inspired her journey? Follow Elizabeth’s story in this in-depth reflection on how becoming an author, teacher, psychologist and presenter all culminated to achieve her clear path READ MORE