Jay-Jay the supersonic Bus
Jay-Jay the bus is rescued from the dirty scrap yard, where he was sadly gathering dust and cobwebs. Feeling nervous yet excited, he is taken to an airport where he is magically transformed into a ‘Playbus’ full of toys, games and adventure.
A fictional tale based on a real-life bus ‘Supersonic’, which flew in the imaginations of the many young children who visited it.
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I love to give books as gifts to the little people in my life, but they need to inspire a smile and joy to be picked for these special moments. I’m very picky about the books I choose for them and I’m so glad to be able to say, Jay Jay The Supersonic Bus would definitely be one I would choose!
The story is sweet and inspiring and makes a happy tale to read out to children. I loved the theme that with care and attention, old things can be given a new life and bring fun to children everywhere. My favourite part was how the author gave Jay Jay a fun and joyful personality, which young readers will be able to identify with. It appeals to their natural instinct to run about and take time away from their tablets and computer games.
I can’t wait to share this story with a special little girl.
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About the author
I am a teacher and an author and have currently written six children’s picture books with a bus theme.
For over 20 years, alongside my teaching career, I worked with a Children’s Charity, The Bewbush Playbus Association, which led me to write a photographic history book about it.
I soon found that many children had never been on a bus before, let alone a ‘Playbus’ and they wanted to know more. I decided to write a fictional tale about the bus, his number plate JJK261 gave him his name.
‘Jay-Jay the Supersonic Bus,’ came out in print in 2014. It is the story behind the original bus and is his journey from a scrap-yard to being changed into a playbus for children to play in. From Fact to fiction the bus journey continued.
This story has now been followed by five more picture books.
I also undertake events and author bookings and love to share the story. There are also a few more stories in the writing process, with links to real events and buses.
The story has been read in many schools in the south-East of England, where I teach as a cover teacher, it is always well received and certainly different.