The Boogie Books Blog

3 Awesome ways to start a picture book project!

We have a predilection to helping our children learn the most amazing gamete of skills and often the journey starts with an interest at home before you even begin to look to add to the richness of their education with extra-curricular activities. If you are passionate about literacy and about children creating their own book(s!) this may be the ideal way to kick-start the project.  ..

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A bit quiet on the home front?

I don't know about you, but when I looked at my diary this morning, I nearly fell off my chair.  MARCH... how did we get to MARCH!  I feel as though you are standing there, looking into a void (where my blogs should have been!) and just as you are about to turn away... charge.... agghhhhhh.... Here I come!   ..

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Can we help you achieve your bucket list wishes?

Bucket Lists are what we think of as the year draws to a fast, hurtling close!  Have we done everything we set out to do? Have we finished projects?  Are we proud of what we have achieved? Well, a great story from Child Writes is another 12 children have just (today!) finished their books. We refer to them as the newest members of the 100 CLUB, because that is how many hours we estimate they have poured into creating, writing and illustrating their own picture book.  ..

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Editing - You Must Must Must do it!

I was thinking about you all as I backed tutor Jodie Rigby with the editing last week.  I agree with Jodie, the feedback from an editor is not always nice because we work so hard on our words and having to delete or change them doesn't always make us feel good. ..

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Sydney Story Factory

I was intrigued from the beginning – ‘to get here, we are in Redfern Street, Redfern, just look for the Marian Embassy’ – really!  If that is possibly not the best ‘hook’ ever for starting an adventure, I don’t know what would be! ..

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