Julie Pryke is mum to three sons and nana to four grandkids who live in Germany and Canada. She started fine-tuning her storytelling skills sixteen years ago, when the eldest was born. Using her computer’s camera, she soon developed a strong, positive bond with them all.
Julie has written several picture books for young children as well as two books to help others to get going with storytelling.
What do witches and wizards do when they retire? Well, there’s plenty of mischief at Nana’s Retirement Home, with young witch Lizzie and Jack the gnome always around to help. Take a peep inside and see the fun they have! A treat for all ages and a choice of rhymes to follow and enjoy.
Someone is missing!
Where can he be?
Come and look in the book with me!
Under My Bed is a delightful story for young children as they search for all the treasures on the pages for that special bedtime friend!
Join Alicia and her friends for a delightful visit to her mum Flora’s allotment.
Where giggleberries grow amid sunflowers and peas,
cherry bombe ice cream bushes and monkey puzzle trees.
There’s a fairy and foxes – chatty creatures of all kinds!
As they go along the many paths, they don’t know what they’ll find.
This delightful story by the real author (Julie Pryke) takes you through the idea of the Animal Olympics as they may have developed, thanks to a rainy day, a pet dog and a bored child with an artistic bent.
'Tell Tales' is an innovative new book on how to tell original stories to children. It is full of ideas and suggestions for parents, grandparents, teachers, play-workers and other storytellers to help them begin to make up their own stories, or to help them develop existing skills further. It includes, as examples, a range of stories and games for children up to nine years of age.