The Easter Bunny

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The Easter Bunny by Kirsten Nairn

‘Mummy. Is the Easter Bunny Real?’ my five-year-old son asks as we walk up to school.

‘Of course he is.’ I reply absently, as I run through my daily mental checklist of things to do, wondering if I have time to cook something fresh for dinner (I know I should) or whether I can justify a quick fish fingers and beans on the basis that it’s Monday and everyone is tired?

‘Why do you ask?’

‘Well, Gray May says he’s not real and anyone who believes in him is just stupid.’

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Coloring Easter Eggs

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Activity – Coloring Easter Eggs by Ronesa Aveela

During my childhood, my grandmother colored eggs for Easter with dye made from natural products like onion skins and walnut tree leaves. Today, many people use commercial dyes, but in some villages in Bulgaria people still use natural colors and beeswax candles to decorate Easter eggs. The following describes how to decorate using the traditional methods. As you cook, save several of the dry, outer layers from onions. This may take a while depending on how often you use onions.

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Mom’s Favorite Reads eMagazine April 2019

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Mom’s Favorite Reads, a magazine for the modern Mom, #1 on the Amazon charts six months running!

Our April magazine, now available to download FREE.

In this issue…

* An exclusive interview with Sunday Times bestselling author Lesley-Ann Jones

* Easter stories and activities

* Recognising Autism Awareness Month

* The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll

* Challenging your fears

* And so much more…

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Toxic – Double Trouble!

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Two authors, two versions of the same book in two exciting genres of fiction. Karen J Mossman and Karina Kantas present, Toxic.

 

Blurb

Lexi isn’t your normal Malok. She craves adventure and freedom from the mundane life forced upon her. 100 years ago, the first drop of acid rain fell. Maloks fled to the mountains, building a new way of life—a desolate life—a life Lexi knows all too well.

Lexi has a plan, her ticket out of this miserable existence, becoming a ranger. Aron, her partner, believes she’s not strong enough to fight alongside him. Lexi will stop at nothing, no matter what the danger, to achieve her independence, even if that means defying him.

Amidst everything, Marcus, Lexi’s childhood best friend makes a sudden return. Before she can rejoice in a reunion, her happiness is crushed when she sees Mae, the bully that had terrorized her in her…

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Richard II A Lesson From History

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by Mansel Jones

To the medieval mind kings were appointed by God. Therefore, to oppose a king was to challenge God. And yet, repeatedly throughout Richard II’s reign challenges were made and opposition remained strong. What provoked such opposition – the man, or his times? What led Richard to believe that he was a God? What were the factors that led to murder and rebellion?

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Melanie P Smith Interviewed by Rachael Wright

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Utah native Melanie P. Smith is a woman as varied and driven at the characters in her novels. After completing a Postgraduate certification in Conflict Resolution and Negotiation from the University of Utah she went towork for the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Department. After serving most of her career in the Special Operations Division she retired in 2016.

Melanie writes criminal suspense and police procedurals because, “that’s what I know.” But her first book was a paranormal romance and she’s expanded into fantasy as well.

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How to Learn a New Language

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Aran Jones interviewed by Millie Slavidou

Together with Iestyn ap Dafydd, Aran Jones is the founder of the language learning website SaySomethingIn.com. This initially started out as Say Something in Welsh, but has gradually expanded to include Spanish, Dutch, Cornish, Manx and Latin.

Aran Jones had a varied childhood, in that he lived in anumber of different countries; England, Germany, Portugal, Sri Lanka and Malaysia, and continued this lifestyle into adulthood by living in Zimbabwe and Dubai before returning to the UK and settling in Wales, his ancestral homeland. Hearing other languages was therefore a norm for him, although he did not speak any other than English. However, his grandfather had been a Welsh speaker, and so he set about learning Welsh as a second language only as an adult, using the Wlpan course.

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