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Beware By J.R. Poulter & Nick Willis
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BLURB: The whole family is having a day at the beach – slightly paranoid Grandma, typical teasing cousins, Papa and Mother and me by the sea… But what exactly is out there? A humorous... More > story with strong rhyming elements for preschool & primary children, it combines a familiar family outing with water safety. Water safety links and fun facts on sharks, octopi, and crabs provided. REVIEW: This story captures in a beautifully descriptive way some of the magical creatures of the sea. The illustrations complement the mood of the poem which will reel the interests of little ones in hook, line and sinker! Adrienne O'Connell, teacher, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed., taught children from outback indigenous classrooms to multicultural big city classrooms. THEMES: Story in rhyme, water safety, seaside, family, extended family, marine life, sharks, octopus, crabs, humour, Written by J.R.Poulter, illustrated by Nick Willis, Word Wings design Muza Ulasowski, an international collaboration!< Less
A Raw Deal! By J.R. Poulter
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The 3 little pigs updated with crazy new characters illustrated by JORFE! Rhyming picture book for 4-8 years; themes: bullying, overcoming differences, working together to achieve goals & learn... More > from mistakes. 5 STAR REVIEW: A breath of fresh air to see bullying handled in a new, original manner. Wholeheartedly recommended! Rosie Malezer, Readers' Favorite. TEACHER REVIEW: Fun retelling! Bubbly rhymes, funky illustrations - a wonderful fractured fairytale.” Bianca Thorburn< Less
The Forest Giant By J.R. Poulter et al.
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A giant, lost in the forest, becomes a part of his new home. Then two lost children find the giant and he must decide where his true home might be. An allegory for loss, whether of path or identity,... More > home or family, the story tackles the challenge of finding your place in an often inexplicable and changing world. A book for all ages. Winner of LiFE Award, Literature for Environment; 5 Star Review from Readers' Favorite: "The story is magical, enchanting, and beautiful, and the message is profound and thought provoking." Mamta Madhavan. A collaboration by Theda Mimilake, Greece, Illustrator of numerous picture books, Graduate of Athens School of Fine Arts [https://www.behance.net/ThedaMimilaki], and Multi-awarded Australian author, J.R.Poulter [www.wordwings.wix.com/publishing]. Designed by Muza Ulasowski, award winning illustrator, artist, fine arts [http://www.muzadesigns.com.au].< Less
In the Dog House By J.R. Poulter & Terry Hand
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Boy's own Rules! It's boy-Paradise with Ma, Dad and Uncle Murgatroyd in uncle’s gothic mansion, “Gaul Stones.” Everything is crazy as normal. Then Dad’s oddball relatives... More > arrive… Pog, the dog, and the creature in the attic make sure things go REALLY haywire! TEACHER REVIEW: “This book is GREAT reading for boys in the target age group! The illustrations complement the author’s choice of language perfectly! A FUN adventure!” Adrienne T. O’Connell, teacher, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed. 5 STAR REVIEW: In the Dog House by J.R. Poulter is a rambunctious tale for young readers about an odd family, but in fact, as one reads on, it’s not such an odd family at all. Illustrations by Terry Hand make the story leap off the pages,vibrant, energetic, and captivating. Young readers will love this story, the kind of story that boys who are not keen on reading will love. By Fiona Ingram, journalist, reviewer for Readers' Favorite< Less
Wobby Blobby Ooh! By J.R. Poulter et al.
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Something is awfully, horribly wrong, The stink is appalling and terribly strong! Baby Brother is being stalked by something that smells sinister… Can Big Brother sniff out the cause? Will... More > Mother rescue them in time? A humorous picture book for 2-5 year olds, hilariously illustrated by Yagmur Gunel, it celebrates big brother’s protective feelings towards his baby brother and taking a humorous look at the perils of poohy diapers. Includes 4 pages of pooh facts and links for further oohy reading! REVIEW: The Wobby Blobby Ooh! by J.R. Poulter does a great job of bringing a touchy subject [baby-pooh smells] to life in a hilarious and fun way. Children will love the art that is vibrant and humorous! [Included] are poo fun facts sure to amuse! Children will devour this book and learn a valuable lesson. By Samantha Coville, reviewer for Readers’ Favorite.< Less
Twice as Worsa! By J.R. Poulter
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Adventures loom around every corner, some involving TEETH! Our hero sees a chance for glory, grits his teeth and charges in… What could possibly go wrong? Picture book HILARIOUSLY illustrated... More > by RICO SCHACHERL! TEACHER REVIEW: "A delightfully funny tale with a ‘surprising’ turn of events!" Adrienne T. O'Connell, teacher, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed., taught children from outback indigenous classrooms to multicultural city classrooms. 5 STAR REVIEW: J.R. Poulter presents important themes in the story, Twice as Worsa!, wrapped up in well-incorporated humour. The story touches on bullying and complicated family relationships. J.R. Poulter crafts an interesting plot packed with important lessons while still maintaining a dollop of hilarity. Reviewed for Readers’ Favorite by writer, reviewer, Edith Wairimu, a lover of words and nature.< Less
The Boat to Lullaby Bay By J.R. Poulter & Niki Leonidou
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It’s bedtime. Baby wants the sound of a parent’s voice to lull them to sleep with lilting rhythm of a lullaby! Collection of lullabies, bedtime poems and fun, sleepy-bye counting... More > rhyme. TEACHER REVIEW: "A touching collection to help make bedtime a favourite part of your child's day & introduce them to a lifelong love of reading.” Adrienne T. O'Connell, teacher, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed., taught indigenous outback classrooms to multicultural city. ART/EARLY EDUCATION TEACHER REVIEW: An educator, I know the importance of reading rhyme for young children. The earlier the exposure, the more rapid the benefits for the child, especially important by 3 years of age. "The Boat to Lullaby Bay" is a wonderful introduction to poetry and lullabies, with beautiful illustrations, sure to delight. Jan Clifton Watford, BVA degree art/art Education, MATL, masters degree, Integrating Technology in the classroom & certification in Art/ Early Childhood/Gifted education< Less
The Soldier Who Was Afraid By J.R. Poulter & Dorsey O. Poulter
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GOLD BOOK AWARD WINNER for an Illustrated Book, 2018, READERS' FAVORITE. How can a soldier be afraid, a soldier of all people? Soldiers are not supposed to fear, are they? This soldier was afraid. He... More > feared the darkness and everything it hid. What would it take for him to face his fear and see it evaporate like mist at morning? A parable for our times that deals with facing and overcoming our fears. A picture book for all ages. 5 STAR REVIEW by Music Teacher, reviewer, Bruce Arrington, for Readers' Favorite. This story is well written, imaginative and enchanting. In facing our fears, we may learn that they never go away completely. But it does not matter, as this story illustrates. If we can keep going and not give up, eventually the reward will be there. This lesson is clearly given, though subtly stated. It’s an adventure that children will want to relive again and again. The Soldier Who Was Afraid by J.R. Poulter and D.O. Poulter is a highly recommended read.< Less
The Saga of Haggle Lee Ho By J.R. Poulter & Stefania Saccarola
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Haggle Lee Ho has lived in the town all his life, grown up with those around him, but never acknowledged as one of them. That is all about to change… The town’s people have a treasure in... More > their midst. They just don’t know it, yet. Sometimes, what is most precious is right under your nose! A fully illustrated chapter-book [cumulative story] for younger readers. TEACHER REVIEW: The Saga of Haggle Lee Ho is a delight to read. J.R. Poulter paints a vivid picture of a hardworking, wise character of mixed migrant heritage, who is able to change his life, find acceptance and happiness. A worthy rags-to-riches tale. Adrienne T. O'Connell, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed., taught children from outback-indigenous to multicultural city classrooms. 5 STAR REVIEW: With beautiful illustrations, The Saga of Haggle Lee Ho emphasizes the need [for] respect, [it] is comical and enthralling. Readers’ Favorite writer/reviewer, Edith Wairimu.< Less
Toofs: Teacher Notes & Activity Sheets By J.R. Poulter et al.
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Toofs Companion Book - Activity Sheets, teacher notes and colouring-in pages BEWARE! Biting Baby! Just how do you cope? Here is a story to give you some home. A humorous tale with rhyming element,... More > including tried and true strategies, from professional childcare practice, for dealing with biting behaviour. “A gorgeous tale full of the trial and tribulations of one of baby’s first milestones. This book is just as enjoyable for parents.” Adrienne T. O’Connell, teacher, B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed., taught children from indigenous classrooms in the outback to large, multicultural classrooms in the big city.< Less