Learning Through Lollies at The Lolly Shop!

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour The Lolly Shop is a wondrous and imaginative story loaded with sweet fun and excitement, and themes of bravery, teamwork, family support and creative problem solving at the heart of it. This book is full of pure joy with its wild wishes of magical powers coming true and the potential for opportunities of READ MORE

#BookReview: The Lolly Shop by Lauren, B. and E. Hackney

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour #BookReview: The Lolly Shop (Book 1), Lauren Hackney (author), B. and E. Hackney (illus.), L. B. & E. Hackney, 2021. Blurb: Join in the magic with Bax and Ethan as they make sweetness and mayhem in their Lolly Shop. These loveable characters solve many problems with their special magic, loving and caring, READ MORE

Made with Love and a Sprinkle of Magic: Article by Lauren Hackney

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour Article by Lauren Hackney. From the time my children were old enough to speak, I’ve loved building stories with them. I say build because of the way the stories would begin and possibly never end. My husband would work night shift and at bedtime I would push the two beds together, turn READ MORE

Sharing her Magic: Interview with Lauren Hackney

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour It’s a treat to speak with debut author, Lauren Hackney, about her journey, with her two sons, to developing and creating the delicious new chapter book series for junior and middle grade readers; The Lolly Shop! :p Lauren, congratulations on the release of your magically imaginative and scrumptious chapter book series, The READ MORE

Your Chance to WIN The Lolly Shop is the Sweetest Thing!

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour What’s the sweetest thing you’ve ever tasted? The Lolly Shop hits just the right spot with its ability to inspire the most inventive of imaginations in a story that is just so sweetly satisfying. Author Lauren Hackney, together with her storytelling and illustrating young sons, delight with their adventurous narrative that is READ MORE

Welcome to The Lolly Shop with Lauren Hackney!

#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontourpr How sweet is this?! A brand new author, bursting out into the kidlit world! Lauren Hackney is here to share her heart-warming (and mouth-watering) family story that brings so much joy and imagination to her readers. The Lolly Shop is the first in the exciting, magical series; full of unexpected surprises, much 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

What’s in my Author Visit Kit? by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Don’t you love it when authors share their secrets on what makes their workshops and presentations a success? I’m not talking about the ‘m’ word (money), although that’s a handy by-product – I’m talking about being so prepared and organised that absolutely nothing can go wrong. That’s what you call success! Let’s find out 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