Please join the Newtown Bookshop as we welcome children's author, Nancy Avery to celebrate her book, WATSON AND JASON MOVE TO AUSTRALIA on Saturday, February 22nd at 1pm! Nancy will be doing a Storytime along with a signing.
All are invited to attend!
ABOUT THE BOOK
Jason’s best friend is an intelligent beagle named Watson. One day Jason’s mom and dad are very excited. Mom has received great news about a new job. The family is moving to Queensland, Australia!
Soon Jason and Watson are on an adventure of a lifetime in a strange new place. Together they explore their new home, where they encounter many new adventures and some very unusual animals. They would love to share their discoveries with you!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nancy Avery retired from Centennial School District in 2018. She taught for 30 years as an elementary teacher. Her motivation to write this story began when she was teaching fourth grade. Nancy wanted a creative way to hook the children’s interest in Australia before introducing her lesson. Her own beagle Watson became the story’s main character. Nancy's dream is write a series of children’s books following Watson and Jason as they visit all seven continents, sharing their adventures with young children.
Jason's best friend is an intelligent beagle named Watson. One day Jason and Watson are playing Frisbee on the beach. The Frisbee lands in a mysterious cave, and something very magical happens. A collar suddenly appears around Watson's neck which makes him appear to everyone as a bright little boy