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Sunday, July 24, 2016

Review and #Giveaway All Things Bright and Beautiful #AllThingsBrightAndBeautiful #FlyBy

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All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Frances Alexander is a beautifully illustrated children’s book with a wonder message.  A great reminder and teaching tool for small children of the wonderful things in this world that God created for us all!

About the book:

First published by Cecil Frances Alexander in 1848, this favorite hymn has become a mainstay of churches and Sunday school classes everywhere. Here artist Katy Hudson brings new joy to the words with her fresh and bright watercolor style. Readers can join in the fun as they follow two little girls and their brother on a day filled with the discovery of “all things bright and beautiful.”

About the artist:

Katy Hudson was raised in Middlesbrough, England, and started her career as a small child drawing on freshly painted walls. Her parents quickly encouraged drawing with pencil and paper instead. The idea stuck, and after earning a degree in illustration, Katy is now a freelance illustrator. Katy works at a desk in a studio within Old London Library and likes to tap dance in her spare time.

Specs:

Jacketed hardcover

Page count: 32

Reading age: 4-7

Category: juvenile fiction/Christian

Retail price: $15.99, currently $13.59

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Field Trip #211 Friday Blog Hop

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Blog Hop designed to share 'FIELD TRIP' related Blog Posts(does not have to be a 'home school field trip', can be any trip to any place with your children!)

**NOTE:  Before linking up please review guidelines HERE!

To end our Medieval studies we headed to Medieval Times.  We got a group discount.  It was the first time we have ever been, but we enjoyed it!

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Review: Heirloom Audio Productions, Beric The Briton (TOS Review) #hsreviews #HeirloomAudio #BericTheBriton #LiveTheAdventure #BringingHentyBack #AudioAdventures

Heirloom Audio Review

For this review we listened to Beric the Briton by Heirloom Audio Productions.  Like previous Heirloom products, this one did not disappoint!

My kids are huge fans of Heirloom Audio Productions.  We have previously enjoyed

The Dragon and The Raven

With Lee in Virginia 

(and we have purchased others, as well)

We also received the study guide and other extras with this review.

Heirloom Audio Productions are great for homeschooling on the go!  As homeschoolers, we are rarely home!  We listened to Beric The Briton in the car as we went from here to there.  The kids were always excited to pick up where they left off on the last trip. 

These are not ordinary audio books… they scenes are acted out, there are multiple characters… it’s like a movie (without the video images). 

All of these audio productions are Christian based, they are adapted from the famous historical fiction books of G.A. Henty. 

Beric the Briton is an Ancient Historical Fiction, which takes place during the Roman Invasion of Ancient Britannia.  Beric and his friend Bodouc are captured and trained as gladiators.  He also becomes a bit of a body guard to Emperor Nemo.  There are rumors of a Christus, so some history on Christianity is also given.  It features some of the earliest events and people recorded in British history, the spectacle of the gladiators, the burning of Rome, and illustrates why Nero was loved by some but despised by many. (Beric is a fictional character in this historical fiction story). 

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This story (and others from Heirloom Audio Productions) also teaches values and virtues!

I love how engaging they are for my children, they use actors from big name productions like Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Dr. Who.  The acting is magnificent.  You are transported there, and my children are enthralled every second!  Most importantly they are learning while they listen and they are enjoying doing so!

We used Heirloom Audio Productions on our recent cross country road trip, my husband equally enjoys them!

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This CD also includes The complete Beric The Briton eStudy Guide and Discussion Starter (50 pages worth), A beautiful, printable copy of the inspirational verse as quoted by Julius in Beric The Briton: “I will gladly die for him who died for me.”, The Official Beric The Briton Soundtrack MP3 download, Unlimited access to the Live The Adventure Letter E-Newsletter, G.A. Henty's original Beric The Briton E-Book with all new colorful graphics, A professionally designed, printable promotion poster (24” x 36”) featuring the star-studded cast of Beric The Briton and A brand behind-the-scenes documentary featuring the amazing cast, crew and actors of Beric The Briton if you purchase the family 4 pack (give some as gifts!) for $99.97.  A single copy can be purchased for $29.97, but only 3 of the freebies are included.  A downloadable version may also be purchased for $19.97, which includes two of the bonus materials.  You can find more details about Bonus materials and how to order HERE.

Heirloom Audio Productions are a great addition to your homeschool studies, or even a ‘just for fun’ in the car or at home!  We have loved every second of listening to them!  They have several titles available.

Find them online:

Beric The Briton FB Page
https://www.facebook.com/BericTheBriton
The Extraordinary Adventures of G.A. Henty series FB page
https://www.facebook.com/TheExtraordinaryAdventuresOfGAHenty
Heirloom Audio Productions social pages
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HeirloomAudio
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HeirloomStories
Google+: https://plus.google.com/b/114534826166314080647/114534826166314080647
Instagram: @HeirloomAudioOfficial

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