“Will you come and read your book to the children in our library?”

“Of course, I would love to!” I replied.

But this invitation was a little bit different.

Just like in ‘Jay-Jay and his Island Adventure’ this was going to be a very exciting adventure to a new place. This invitation was to visit some children in a tiny village in Spain.Love a Library

The children had probably never seen a double-decker bus before and certainly not in their village.

“Wow!” this sounded fun to me.

Although I know a little Spanish, it is not very good and I wondered if the children would even understand about this Playbus?

A bus to SpainHow would this work? I thought.

With a simple visual PowerPoint presentation, I could show the real bus and what the ‘Playbus’ did.

Then reading the book in English the interpreters translated into Spanish and added a voice to Jay-Jay.

The children seemed to enjoy it as did the adults.

“We didn’t know Jay-Jay was a real bus.” They said.

What is the link to Spain?

Moraira, is a small friendly village that I have visited on many occasions. In fact, the Island on the cover of the book is ‘Cap D’or’ which is a local landmark.Cap D'Or

Now with both books in the libraries at Moraira and Teulada, the bus, might not have got to Spain but in my imagination, Jay-Jay did.

It really had been an exciting journey for me too.

“I wonder what Jay-Jay’s next adventure will be?”

“Maybe a Fiesta? That would be fun!”

 

Facebook Memorable Moraira

Books are available from the following:   My Books

Amazon.co.uk     Amazon.com     Waterstones    

Barnes&Noble    Foyles (amongst others)

Don't forget to look and ask in your local Museum, book shop or even buy on your Sainsburys on line shop!

 

Pin It

Related Articles

The Summer Fun Bus The Summer Fun Bus
‘Bewbush is one of the many neighbourhood districts in the town of Crawley...
Where would you like to travel on a bus? Where would you like to travel on a bus?
For Indie Authors Week Daisy Daydream the Nursery Rhyme Bus was going to join in with a raffle prize...
The Lego Italian Job The Lego Italian Job
Over the coronavirus lockdown my Lego has been keeping me very busy...
A Cheery Lego Bus A Cheery Lego Bus
Having made a few bright and colourful Leg buses i decided to continue making ready for any future author events...

5 Star Reader Review

5 star reader review award

Categories

badge 185x185 author

Newsletter Signup



Receive HTML?
catchme refresh

Joomla Extensions powered by Joobi