Saturday, 20 April 2019

Jay-Jay The Supersonic Bus - blog tour


Jay-Jay the supersonic Bus
Jay-Jay the bus is rescued from the dirty scrap yard, where he was sadly gathering dust and cobwebs. Feeling nervous yet excited, he is taken to an airport where he is magically transformed into a 'Playbus' full of toys, games and adventure.
A fictional tale based on a real-life bus 'Supersonic', which flew in the imaginations of the many young children who visited it.

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Jay-Jay the Supersonic Bus will be 99p until 22nd April.
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Additional bus models and books also offered as a promotion on request.


My friends five year old daughter absolutely loved this book. When it arrived I read it through with her. We talked about the pictures as we went along. A few days later when she was visiting again she asked my seventeen year old son to read it with her. Again the story was read to her while she gave feedback on the pictures. 

Since then my friends daughter has picked the book up every time she has been over. She has been doing well spelling out the words for herself. In fact I had a real proud moment when I heard her trying to read and explain the story to a two year old ( she actually did very well).

This was and still is a great read. I doubt it will stay long on my bookcase as it seems to be read quite a bit and enjoyed. Good storyline that catches children’s attentions. The illustrations are very good. Highly recommend this read for your little ones. 

Author Bio
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 Bewbush Playbus Teacher in the cupboard

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