This Book is a Time Machine


Hello there! Guess what?
You are holding a real-life time machine!
You don’t believe me?
I’ll show you!
For a start, I wrote this blurb in the PAST.
Yet, you are reading it in the PRESENT.
And when you finish reading the blurb, it will be the FUTURE.

Tell them the bit about what happened when the past, present and future collided! – Lucinda
Shhh! The blurb isn’t meant to give away the whole story! – Tracey
But that’s the best part! – Lucinda
You reckon? – Tracey
Why don’t you let them decide? – Lucinda

Well, what are you waiting for?
Take a look!

I thought the dinosaurs were the best part … – dinosaur

Illustrated by Lucinda Gifford.

Published by Affirm Press.

Read a review of the book at Books + Publishing.

Hear me talk about the book with Lucinda on Reading With a Chance of Tacos.

Hear me talk about the book on Kidlit Classics.


There are so many activities we could do around this book! But to get you started, check out these ones below:

To make your own ‘Future Teller’ click here.

Find a simple timeline quiz here.

Imagine your own future ‘Homework Helper’ here.