Trip to Eumundi.
Thanks Eumundi for your great reception to Magic Fish Dreaming.
On Saturday the 15th of April I visited Berkelouw books, the Sunshine Coast to sign copies of Magic Fish Dreaming.
It was a super busy market day, and there were so many wonderful stalls. I heard about these from my daughter and husband who went for a walk around the market after they were finally able to find a park. They saw bird whistles, art, special healing skin creams and lots of psychics. But even with so much to choose from Magic Fish Dreaming was not overlooked by wayfarers in the market.
Berkelouw books who stock the book suggested that being stationed out the front of the shop to catch the passing foot traffic would be a great idea. And it was! Thanks to staff for having me at the shop.
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Was lovely to read all the comments on Norah’s blog. To see the full article click HERE
This week on the readilearn blog I am talking to June Perkins about her wonderful collection of poems for children Magic Fish Dreaming. With the beautiful illustrations by Helene Magisson, this collection is a delight for the ears, the eyes, and the spirit. Read about June’s inspiration for the poems, and use them as inspiration for poems of your own, or use them to inspire poetry writing in your students.
Read June’s story at readilearn: Introducing author and poet – June Perkins – Readilearn
What a beautiful gif from Unesco! Due to time differences between Northern and Southern Hemispheres World Poetry day is still happening!
I think I would love to organise something for this day next year ! This is what UNESCO say on their site.
“Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings. Poetry is the mainstay of oral tradition and, over centuries, can communicate the innermost values of diverse cultures.
In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind.
A decision to proclaim 21 March as World Poetry Day was adopted during UNESCO’s 30th session held in Paris in 1999.
One of the main objectives of the Day is to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and to offer endangered languages the opportunity to…
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