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

Kesta Fleming Creates Magic

#marlowbrown #magicianinthemaking #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It is with great delight and excitement that we welcome Kesta Fleming, children’s creator and author extraordinaire to the blog, to introduce us to one of the most entertaining performances for her Marlow Brown; Magician in the Making book campaign! Welcome, one and all… and enjoy the show! ūüôā About the 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

Dino-Riffic Educational Activities for Fossil Frenzy

#theadamsonadventures #fossilfrenzy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr There is HUGE learning potential in Sandra Bennett’s Fossil Frenzy in terms of literacy and science understandings for children in the middle grade age bracket. In these engaging activities, students will use their hypothesising, analysing and fine motor skills to uncover scientific discoveries with regard to Australian dinosaurs and the formation READ MORE

Rain Shakers and Sunflowers: Educational Activities

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Considering the themes of climate change, rain cycles, plant growth and seasons in Elizabeth Mary Cummings’ and Cheri Hughes’ picture book, Rain Shaker, here are a couple of activities to encourage positive empowerment and exploration in caring for the environment.¬† *Rain Shaker is written by Elizabeth Mary Cummings, illustrated by Cheri READ MORE

Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature, Patrick White

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 We thank author, Toni Brisland, for sharing her passion and research into the life of ‘Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature’; Patrick White. Her findings are remarkable, just like the man himself – a person of great humility and honour. Thanks, Toni, for teaching us more about this phenomenal Australian icon READ MORE

Max Booth Chip Blip Tech-tastic Educational Activities

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of science and technology, friendship, kindness to animals and animals in space in Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze’s Max Booth Future Sleuth; Chip Blip, we will be focusing on some fun learning tasks to reinforce and develop understanding in the areas of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, READ MORE

Max Booth Film Flip: Film Activity

#MaxBoothFutureSleuth #FilmFlip #BlogTour #BooksOnTourPR #Day5 Colour My World! It’s a Film Task! In this scene in Max Booth Future Sleuth Film Flip, we find Max and Oscar discovering the contents of the roll of film as they project light and the image onto a wall. Although the image of the building on the film is READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano! It’s a pleasure to feature a ‘spectacular’ author duo on the blog, representing their upcoming new release that will surely be a hit with a wide audience; Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano with The Secret Science Society’s Spectacular Experiment! Wow! About the Authors Kathy has written READ MORE

When the Moon is a Smile Educational Activities

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 “The salt spray tickles my nose and the waves tease my toes and dress my feet in lace socks as we race and chase along the shore.” Discussion Who do you have a special relationship with? What sorts of things do you like to do together? Have you taught each other READ MORE