Professor Owl’s Book Corner ~ March 6th., 2022

Remember however, if you need someone to help you with homework, or with problems you are experiencing we are listing some numbers and links below where you can receive help Kids Help Phone Call 1-800-668-6868 (toll-frbaee) or text CONNECT to 686868. Available24hours a day to Canadians aged 5 to 29 who want confidential and anonymous care from trained responders. To access support through Facebook Messenger, see the Kids Help Phone.

Professor Owls Book Corner still wants you all to stay safe by wearing your masks, maintaining distances required and washing hands in the hope that Covid 19 and all its variants will soon be back to normal.  A lot of countries are now hoping for us all to get back to normal but in the meantime stay safe. Although a few restrictions have been moved, in Canada you still have to use a mask. which will be reviewed at the end of March,2022.

by Simon Rose (Author)

The Stone of the Seer, book one in the series, features the Vikings, Leonardo da Vinci, and the political turmoil of the 1640s. At Habingdon House, Lady Elizabeth Usborne, Kate, and Tom encounter a magical black stone, mysterious ancient manuscripts, and the incredible time viewing device known as the tempus inpectoris, all while under constant threat from the murderous witchfinder, Daniel Tombes.

The Stone of the Seer is an exciting historical fantasy series of adventure novels for young adults, primarily set in the turbulent period of the English Civil War.

I really enjoyed this book from one of Professor Owl’s favourite authors Simon Rose, who adds so much research to his stories that they really hold your attention to the very last page.  I really look forward to sharing my reviews on the rest of the books in this series. I give this book *****

About Author Simon Rose

Simon Rose

Simon Rose is the author of The Alchemist’s Portrait, The Sorcerer’s Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic’s Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, Future Imperfect, Twisted Fate, Parallel Destiny, the Shadowzone series, and the Stone of the Seer series. He is also the author of The Children’s Writer’s Guide, The Working Writer’s Guide, The Social Media Writer’s Guide, The Time Traveler’s Guide, a contributor to The Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction and has written many non-fiction books with Crabtree Publishing, Beech Street Books, Weigl Publishers, and Capstone.

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Capes for Kids Lunch & Learn

Thursday, March 3, 2022 12:00pm – 12:20pm ET 

Are you a first time fundraiser or someone who wants to improve your fundraising game for this year’s Capes for Kids? Join our 20-minute Lunch and Learn to get all the info you need. 

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Sunday, March 6th, 2022 11:00am – 2:00pm

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Redefining Possible with Spencer West

Presented by TD Bank
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Wednesday March 9th, 2022
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Join us for a keynote speech with Spencer West as he shares insights gleaned from a lifetime of overcoming obstacles to help leaders and employees identify their own roadblocks and push past them. Spencer invites his audience to experience the transformation that can occur when we “redefine possible.”

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Wednesday March 9, 2022 7:00pm to 8:00pm ET

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Join us next week for another book review and more information in our learning section of Literacy.

In the meantime, stay safe, wash your hands, and wear your masks until your area authorities remove them. ~ HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEK!

3 thoughts on “Professor Owl’s Book Corner ~ March 6th., 2022

  1. Thanks for the wonderful review. I’m very pleased that you enjoyed the book and will be sure to send you the second one when it’s released in the coming months 🙂

    On Sun, Mar 6, 2022 at 10:56 AM Professor Owl’s Book Corner wrote:

    > writingmama69 posted: ” Remember however, if you need someone to help you > with homework, or with problems you are experiencing we are listing some > numbers and links below where you can receive help Kids Help Phone > Call 1-800-668-6868 (toll-frbaee) or text CONNECT to 68″ >

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