THE FARMYARD IDOL by Angie Belcher

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RWYK Interview with Author Angie Belcher – The Farm Yard Idol 

Welcome, dear listeners to the Reading with Your Kids Podcast! Today we’re super excited to have the opportunity to interview the author of a delightful children’s picture book titled The Farm Yard Idol, An ideal read-aloud book for 4-9 year olds. Please welcome to show author, Angie Belcher!

Listen in to find out how Scuba diving and caving got Angie into writing, her advice to parents on how to encourage reading in young children and turning your reluctant readers into bookworms!

There is so much information packed into this episode of the Reading With Your Kids Podcast, you do not want to miss a second of it. Hope you guys enjoy the interview as much as we did recording!


Here’s more information about the author

Angie Belcher author interviewAngie Belcher is a writer and full-time drama teacher. An ex-skydiver, ‘mad keen scuba diver, cave crawler and general try-anything-oncer’, she draws on these spine-tingling experiences to enrich her literary career. She is widely published, writing for both New Zealand and overseas magazines, and more recently has begun writing children’s and travel books.


More about The Farm Yard Idol

The Farmyard IdolWhen the farm animals see the sign “Searching for a Farm Yard Idol” they begin to recognize the individual talents they have, but not all of the judges are impressed. A Read-Aloud story recommended for children 4-8 years written by well-known New Zealand author Angie Belcher.



Click the link below to get your copy of The Farmyard Idol today!


In this episode, you’ll hear

  • All about The Farm Yard Idol
  • Where does Angie find her inspiration for new stories and characters? And how does she keep on top of all her thoughts and ideas?
  • What can readers expect from her book and what kind of messages does she want readers to take away after reading her book
  • Some of the strategies to encourage a reading practice in reluctant readers and making reading a fun exercise for kids
  • Her plan of creating a Readers Theatre and how does this activity improve reading ability in children?
  • Where can people find her online, discuss some of the amazing things her website has to offer to kids
  • Her upcoming projects and more…Be sure to tune in to find out & you’ll be amazed!


Thank you,  Angie, for joining us and for sharing your wonderful book with us!


Check out Angie Belcher’s website for more information


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