Category Archives: Kids program

Cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail happening NOW

Hi everyone. I am soooo excited.  The cyber book launch of A Christmas Tail co-authored by Donna Smith and myself has just started. Please drop by any time today, and don’t forget to leave a comment so we know who … Continue reading

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You’re invited to ‘A Christmas Tail’ cyber launch party 2-6 Dec.

CYBER PARTY INVITATION Donna Smith and I are delighted to announce a launch party to celebrate the release of A Christmas Tail, beautifully illustrated by Aaron Pocock. Celebrations kick off on Monday 2  December and festivities will continue throughout the week … Continue reading

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Actually I Can by Nicky Johnston

Actually, I Can – Written and illustrated by Nicky Johnston ISBN: 9780 98709 2670 Paperback Subjects: Anxiety in children Picture book 32 pages Published by Rough Draft 2013 Being a worry bunny often stops Connor from having fun. He wishes … Continue reading

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New Pre-launch Christmas In July Release

Psst! I know it isn’t Christmas yet, and most of us don’t really want to know. However, if you like to party, keep reading. It is currently winter time in Australia. And for many people who live in areas where … Continue reading

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Celebrate Christmas in July with Peter Mouse

Christmas In July is fast becoming a ‘formal’ celebration. It apparently began over twenty years ago in Austalia’s internationally famous Blue Mountains, and has grown to become a major seasonal event. I am still researching the origin of this tradition … Continue reading

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Book App Academy – registration open till 21 June.

Book app expert, Karen Robertson, has just reopened her online Home Study Course for creating book apps – Book App Academy – and is taking new members until June 21st 2013! ~~~~~~~~ This 8-module, video-tutorial course takes you through planning … Continue reading

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Could your book be a book app? FREE How to Webinar

If you’ve wondered whether your book could be a book app but have no idea how to get started or are technophobic, check out this jargon-free, 1-hour FREE training webinar from book app expert, Karen Robertson. Karen has helped dozens of … Continue reading

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Night Buddies Adventure series Wacky Words Contest

The World of Ink Network and the Families Matter blog is currently running a fun contest for kids or anyone who loves children’s books. Please spread the word about this fun contest and you are also welcome to enter. It … Continue reading

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A giggle poem – ‘Shopping’

Today I am feeling a little overwhelmed with everything I am trying to get done. What’s new! So what do I do? Instead of knuckling down, karate chopping items from my ‘TO DO’ list, I have just rifled wasted time … Continue reading

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Dandelion – interactive book app

I don’t normally do reviews these days due to the time/commitment factor, but as bullying (including cyber bullying) is so prevalent thought I’d review Dandelion – the book app version. And also to coincide with the recent release of the … Continue reading

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