Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Boy Between Worlds: The Novice Collector Book Tour includes Beyond The Book Activity



Enter for a chance to win a Boy Between Worlds prize pack!

One (1) grand prize winner receives:

  • An autographed copy of Boy Between Worlds: The Novice Collector

  • Two (2) 100% pashminas purchased from a vendor in the Khan el Kahlili, Cairo

  • A custom bookmark

  • An Idle Time Press t-shirt

Three (3) winners receive:

  • An autographed copy of Boy Between Worlds: The Novice Collector

Boy Between Worlds: Book Giveaway


Boy Between Worlds: The Novice Collector

Written by Cynthia C. Huijgens

Ages 8-12 | 187 Pages

Publisher: Idle Time Press | ISBN-13: 9781732925847

Publisher’s Synopsis: On his thirteenth birthday, Max Mead wakes up battered and bruised in the villa of his grandfather, a famous antiquities expert, in Cairo. He has a hard time remembering how he got there, but slowly details of his quest to locate his missing grandfather begin to emerge. But the Lieutenant, leader of a ruthless antiquities trafficking gang, has left Max with more than a few nasty bruises.


Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Eyf0gR

Bookshop.org: https://bookshop.org/a/2078/9781732925847


Cynthia C. Huijgens writes for children of all ages, including children’s picture books. She holds a BA in Art and Design, Masters in Education, and is a certified K-12 Art Teacher. Cynthia graduated from Simon Fraser University’s The Writer’s Studio.

For more information, visit https://www.idletimepress.com.


Per FTC guidelines, I disclose partnership with The Children’s Book Review and Idle Time Press.


Invoke the explorer within and find something in your family history no matter how far back you choose to go and become an Antiquities traveler yourself.
Time travel and create your own mystery.
What piece of that history would you hold onto or use to travel back and forth from that time to the present?

The Great Fire of 1922 or Haileybury Fire which covered 650 square miles, that took out many towns in Northern Ontario in Canada is very relevant to my families on my mothers side; both parents
A keepsake blanket from the river that helped so many stay alive would be my choice as the Magickal link object.
Marion Lyttle a direct descendant was interviewed and talked specifically about the 3 blankets they were able to get away with and those blankets kept them alive. Her father and uncle took turns throwing water on the blankets through the night.
Just as personal intrigue and curiosity please leave a comment if you would like about your piece of history.

2ND ACTIVITY (not a follow up to first activity just a different activity mindset)
Create your own Hieroglyphs. What better way to send messages or entrust a secret code to your adventure then with your own symbolic language.

Of course my kiddo left out the answer key as it is his secret code.

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