Friday Fun Facts and Video – Wilbur

This week I decided to showcase Wilbur, the famous beach pig. He is the main character in Wilbur the Beach Pig Remember When. One of my favorite parts of working on the beach, was watching Wilbur take his daily dips in the ocean, or grunt at us in front of the sailing school shed when he wanted a shower to cool down.

Here are some videos made by others who thought Wilbur was just as cool I did.

We cleaned and filled his water trough each day

Hearing him snore was a daily occurance.

He is missed, but will always be remembered.

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For those new to the series or just popping in for a look. Friday Fun Facts and Photos/Videos are posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the Living the Beach Life children’s book series and other great books for children. It can be used for pre-reading anticipation or to spur children to write a story or for pure enjoyment. Join us on our website or one of these platforms and enjoy Friday Fun Facts and Photos for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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The newest in Miss Heidi’s collection of books, The Crumb Bunch is now available on amazon.com

The Crumb Bunch

Tuesday Trivia – Names

Recently someone asked me how the characters all got their names. This week Tuesday Trivia and Friday Fun Facts and photos will give you some insight.

What is Lion Paw the beach dog named after?

Lion Paw on the Dock

If you have read the Lion Paw and Oliver An Unlikely Friendship the answers are in it’s pages. For those new to the series or just popping in for a look, Tuesday Trivia is posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the series and the characters. Trivia questions can be used for comprehension quizzes, pre-reading and during reading activities or for pure trivia enjoyment. Join us on one of these platforms and enjoy Tuesday Trivia for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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Don’t have the series yet? Get your copies today and laugh out loud with us. It’s not just for kids! Entertain the whole family with the series that keeps on giving.

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Tuesday Trivia -How Many?

How many main characters are there in the Living the Beach Life Series of books?

The Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

If you have read the Living the Beach Life Series the answers are in it’s pages. For those new to the series or just popping in for a look, Tuesday Trivia is posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the series and the characters. Trivia questions can be used for comprehension quizzes, pre-reading and during reading activities or for pure trivia enjoyment. Join us on one of these platforms and enjoy Tuesday Trivia for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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Don’t have the series yet? Get your copies today and laugh out loud with us. It’s not just for kids! Entertain the whole family with the series that keeps on giving.

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The Crumb Bunch Launch

The Crumb Bunch

The Crumb Bunch

 

The newest addition to my collection of children’s books based on the Island of St. Kitts where goats meander…

Miss Mocha - Living the Beach Life Series

dogs and monkeys play…

 

lizards skitter…

Larry the Lizard - The Crumb Bunch

and pigeons perch.

Percy the Pigeon - The Crumb Bunch

“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” ― A.D. Williams

 

Friday Fun Facts and Photos – New Characters

I am happy to introduce The Crumb Bunch!

Meet Larry, Mr. Green and Percy.

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Larry the Lizard

Page 2 Mr. Green

Mr. Green

Percy Option 3

Percy the Pigeon

Larry the Lizard has some explaining to do! He wanted to feel special so he told his friend, Mr. Green, a big lie. How can he get Mr. Green’s forgiveness?  Maybe Percy the pigeon can help mend their friendship and make their group a trio again?

A brand new author website is in the works! I will keep you updated as we make this transition. In the mean time enjoy the posts!

For those new to the series or just popping in for a look. Friday Fun Facts and Photos are posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the Living the Beach Life children’s book series. It can be used for pre-reading anticipation or to spur children to write a story or for pure enjoyment. Join us on our website or one of these platforms and enjoy Friday Fun Facts and Photos for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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The Crumb Bunch is now available on amazon.com

 

The Crumb Bunch

 

 

Tuesday Trivia – Getting Wilbur Out of the Mud

Wilbur the beach pig had many adventures. He shares them in his memory photo journal, Wilbur the Beach Pig Remember When.

Some of his memorable moments were hilarious, others a bit precarious. He once got stuck in the muddy salt pond. Who comes to his rescue and how does he finally get out of the mud?

Wilbur the Beach Pig Stuck

If you have read Wilbur the Beach Pig, Remember When the answers are in it’s pages. For those new to the series or just popping in for a look, Tuesday Trivia is posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the series and the characters. Trivia questions can be used for comprehension quizzes, pre-reading and during reading activities or for pure trivia enjoyment. Join us on one of these platforms and enjoy Tuesday Trivia for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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Don’t have the series yet? Get your copies today and laugh out loud with us. It’s not just for kids! Entertain the whole family with the series that keeps on giving.

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Friday Fun Facts and Photos – Animals Everywhere!

Oliver, Miss Mocha, Lion Paw and Wilbur were not the only characters hanging out on the beach. We seemed to be the place that all animals came too. We had a chicken show up one day. It stayed with us for a bit and then we never saw it again.

Random Chicken

Random Chicken

We had a cat show up. We named her Socks. She ended up going to a family off the beach.

Socks

Socks

Then there was Cally. She was brought to the beach and still resides there today. Oliver and Wilbur were not the only ones that liked to hang out by the boat rack. You could find Cally there taking a snooze.

Cally on the Boat Rack

…or you could find her cuddled up in the sails of our sailing boats

Cally In A Sail

…or in the watersports shed curled up in our snorkel vests….

Cally in the Snorkel Vest

…or on one of our cars.

Cally on the Jeep

Do you have a pet? Where do they like to hang out?

For those new to the series or just popping in for a look, Friday Fun Facts and Photos are posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the Living the Beach Life children’s book series. It can be used for pre-reading anticipation or to spur children to write a story or for pure enjoyment. Join us on our website or one of these platforms and enjoy Friday Fun Facts and Photos for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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Don’t have the series yet? Get your copies today and laugh out loud with us. It’s not just for kids! Entertain the whole family with the series that keeps on giving.

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Friday Fun Facts and Photos – The Characters on the Dock at Reggae Beach – St Kitts

The dock at Reggae Beach, St Kitts where monkey’s goats and dogs could be found?

At any point and time the characters of the Living the Beach Life Series could be found hanging out on the dock at Reggae Beach.

Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Lion Paw

Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Miss Mocha and Oliver

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Sometimes they would join the author as she sat on the dock taking pictures of her sailors.

The Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Lion Paw and Shylo

Other times they were there greeting guests coming alongside the dock on their boats.

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Have you ever been on a dock? Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Docks are great places to jump off of as long as the water is deep enough. What other things are fun to do on docks?

What would you think if a Goat and Monkey greeted you on a dock?

For those new to the series or just popping in for a look, Friday Fun Facts and Photos are posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the Living the Beach Life children’s book series. It can be used for pre-reading anticipation or to spur children to write a story or for pure enjoyment. Join us on our website or one of these platforms and enjoy Friday Fun Facts and Photos for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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Don’t have the series yet? Get your copies today and laugh out loud with us. It’s not just for kids! Entertain the whole family with the series that keeps on giving.

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Friday Fun Facts and Photos – 7 Photos of a most unlikely day at the office

Oliver, Miss Mocha, Wilbur and Lion Paw shared our office. Here are some photos of a typical morning with the Living the Beach Life Characters back in 2009.

Oliver and Miss Mocha on our desk at the watersports and sailing school shed.

Oliver and Miss Mocha Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Oliver and Miss Mocha

Breakfast Time

Oliver and Miss Mocha Sharing Breakfast - Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Oliver and Miss Mocha Sharing Breakfast

Oliver and Lion Paw - Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Oliver and Lion Paw

Miss Mocha, Lion Paw, Oliver and Heidi - Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Miss Mocha, Lion Paw, Oliver and Heidi

Olivers Jungle Gym, Miss Mocha's Breakfast Table - Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Olivers Jungle Gym, a snorkel vest, Miss Mocha’s Breakfast Table, a chair used by guests to try on their fins

Wilbur By the Watersports Tap - Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Wilbur By the Watersports Tap Having a Morning Drink

Kayaks Sailing Boats Float Mats and Oliver - Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

Kayaks Sailing Boats Float Mats and Oliver on the Boat Rack

For those new to the series or just popping in for a look, Friday Fun Facts and Photos are posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the Living the Beach Life children’s book series. It can be used for pre-reading anticipation or to spur children to write a story or for pure enjoyment. Join us on our website or one of these platforms and enjoy Friday Fun Facts and Photos for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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Don’t have the series yet? Get your copies today and laugh out loud with us. It’s not just for kids! Entertain the whole family with the series that keeps on giving.

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The Living the Beach Life Series

Tuesday Trivia – Name the Characters

If you had a pig, monkey, goat or dog as a pet what would you name them and why? Do you know how these characters got their names? One of the characters names is explained in the first book of the series. We will share the naming of the other characters in next weeks Tuesday Trivia.
Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

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Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

The Living the Beach Life Children's Book Series

If you have read the Living the Beach Life Series the answers are in it’s pages. For those new to the series or just popping in for a look, Tuesday Trivia is posted weekly and archived on site to give parents, children and teachers more ways to interact with the series and the characters. Trivia questions can be used for comprehension quizzes, pre-reading and during reading activities or for pure trivia enjoyment. Join us on one of these platforms and enjoy Tuesday Trivia for the Living the Beach Life Children’s Book Series weekly.

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Don’t have the series yet? Get your copies today and laugh out loud with us. It’s not just for kids! Entertain the whole family with the series that keeps on giving.

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