A New Title in the Popular Clementine Rose Series: Busy Day Book


The Clementine Rose Busy Day Book

•        Targeted Audience: Lower Elementary School (Ages 4-6)
•        Genre: Fiction Activity Book
•        Author/Illustrator: Jacqueline Harvey
•        Publisher: Random House Australia
•        Publication Date: August 1, 2015
•        Binding: Paperback
•        Dimensions: 9″ x 7″
•        Printing: Full Color
•        Length: 96 Pages
•        Retail: $14.99
•        ISBN: 978-0857984111

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This title will be released this summer. You can pre-order it here.

clementine-blog“Clementine Rose was delivered not in the usual way, at a hospital, but in the back of a mini-van, in a basket of dinner rolls. So begins the story of a lovely little girl who lives in Penberthy Floss in a large ramshackle house with her mother, Lady Clarissa, Digby Pertwhistle the butler and a very sweet teacup pig called Lavender.”
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The Loveable Clementine Rose Keeps Fans Busy with a Super Cute Activity Book

In this popular series of books, there’s always something exciting going in Clementine Rose’s large, ramshackle mansion. Now in this latest title, The Clementine Rose Busy Day Book rather than a story, Clementine Rose shares some fun activities for readers. Throughout the activity book, readers learn all about Clementine Rose’s family (and her pig of course) as well as details about her eccentric life at home and at school.

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Each reader can personalize her own activity book and do a myriad of activities like:

  • Color pages
  • Place  Colorful Stickers (included) in the Book
  • Complete a crossword Puzzle
  • Do a Maze
  • Do a Word Search
  • Finish a Dot to Dot
  • Spot the Difference
  • Match Lists
  • Bake Some Cookies (with recipe)

In addition, there are personal lists to make, like what things do you love best about your family and what would be your ideal pet and why? The interactive nature of the book revolves around what readers know about Clementine Rose from reading previous titles in the series.

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Why You’ll Love This Book

Screen Shot 2015-03-25 at 9.54.13 PMThe youngest readers love books that keep them busy. The Clementine Rose Busy Day Book is a clever way to keep children ages 4-6 engaged with a combination of activities and pages to read. They will love the character so much they’ll want to read the other titles in the series and get to know what Clementine Rose is all about (if they don’t already). What you’ll love about this book is that the message is very positive. There are tips for living a good life and information about many different subjects that will help make your little reader more worldly. Clementine Rose is likable and lives a fancy and fun life that little girls will enjoy reading about in all the titles of the Clementine Rose series.

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About the Author/Illustrator

Harvey, JacquelineJacqueline Harvey’s bestselling Alice-Miranda series began as an idea for a picture book but it soon became apparent that this perpetually positive seven-and-a-quarter-year-old had a lot more to say. The series has been sold to the United States, United Kingdom, Indonesia and Turkey and has been shortlisted for children’s book awards in Australia. Her first and only picture book, The Sound of the Sea was an Honour Book in the 2006 Children’s Book Council Awards. Jacqueline has spent most of her working life teaching in girls’ boarding schools and has been a Deputy Head and Director of Development. She is passionate about improving educational outcomes for Indigenous students. She lives in Sydney with her husband Ian and is currently working on more Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose adventures.

Further Learning

    1. Check out the Clementine Rose Teacher’s Resources.
    2. Download a bunch of fun Clementine Rose stuff like computer wallpaper and coloring sheets!
    3. Read the Clementine Rose blog.
    4. Watch the Clementine Rose Trailer.



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