Thank you to Rachel at https://www.rachelsrandomresources.com/ for organising this tour and to Sue Wickstead for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.So pleased to have Jay-Jay stopping by today.
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Jay-Jay the Supersonic Bus is a brightly coloured playbus full of toys. He’s always ready for adventure, and after an eventful summer the bus is ready for his journey to the carnival. The children are also excited – but what will happen on the way?
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Jay-Jay the playbus is making a stop on my blog today in his new adventure – Jay-Jay and the Carnival.
As always, Sue Wickstead has written a delightful and enchanting story featuring the wonderful Jay-Jay. This time he is off to the carnival when he suddenly doesn’t feel so good. Pulling over by the roadside Jay-Jay realises he is going to be late. Can a kind stranger help get him to the carnival on time?
The stories of Jay -Jay are so appealing to younger children. There’s a traditional feel about them, simple but always with a beautiful moral to discuss with children afterwards. This time it’s kindness and the rewards of helping others. Illustrated with detailed and enchanting pictures, there is so much to talk about and discuss at varying levels.
I just adore Jay-Jay and cannot wait read more about his adventures.
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Author Bio – Sue Wickstead
I am a teacher and an author and have currently written six children’s picture books with a bus theme.
For over 20 years, alongside my teaching career, I worked with a Children’s Charity, The Bewbush Playbus Association, which led me to write a photographic history book about it.
I soon found that many children had never been on a bus before, let alone a ‘Playbus’ and they wanted to know more. I decided to write a fictional tale about the bus, his number plate JJK261 gave him his name.
‘Jay-Jay the Supersonic Bus,’ came out in print in 2014. It is the story behind the original bus and is his journey from a scrap-yard to being changed into a playbus for children to play in. From Fact to fiction the bus journey continued.
This story has now been followed by five more picture books.
I also undertake events and author bookings and love to share the story. There are also a few more stories in the writing process, with links to real events and buses.
The story has been read in many schools in the south-East of England, where I teach as a cover teacher, it is always well received and certainly different.
Social Media Links –
Facebook: – Author Page http://bit.ly/2kEEhPq
http://bit.ly/2kXfjdj – Bewbush Playbus
http://bit.ly/2BZiews – Teacher in the cupboard