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A Roundup of Summer and Outdoor Books for Kids

With kids still enjoying school holidays at the moment and a lot of parents starting to run out of ways to keep the young ones occupied, now is a great time to stock up on books. While any books will help take children’s minds away to amazing places and situations, and teach them valuable language READ MORE

The JWFK Members’ Top Children’s Books of 2018!

Every year I sort through my hundreds of books read, reviewed, bought, given, borrowed and absolutely treasured throughout the past twelve months. And as you know, the standard of children’s titles in Australia is phenomenal. So my process of selecting my favourites is always painstakingly difficult. That’s why I passed the buck onto my fellow READ MORE

Anthologies – A Leap to Publication by Stef Gemmill

Guest Post by Stef Gemmill We are thrilled to have the winner of our Pitch It! Competition for children’s writers on the blog – Stef Gemmill – as she shares how writing for magazines and anthologies has helped her achieve her goals and get a foot in the publishing house door. Thanks Stef!  While many READ MORE

Who Loved the Who Dresses God? Blog Tour with Teena Raffa-Mulligan?

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day5 No need to ask any questions! We know what a special blog tour this was, laced with beauty, peace, love and family – all the things dear to us at this time of year. We’ve been truly delighted, enlightened and ignited with tender and thought-provoking facets that have certainly sparked deep conversation READ MORE

Who Dresses God? Clothesline Craft Card

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day5 Clothesline Craft Card and Exploring the Senses  Follow your reading of and conversation about Who Dresses God? with a fun and meaningful activity to compliment your literary and philosophical experience. Discussion: What sorts of things do you need to be happy? What sorts of things do you think this world needs READ MORE

Add Questions to Your Writer Tool Kit by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day4 I love how Teena Raffa-Mulligan takes inspiration from the curious perspective of a child, and uses this knowledge to formulate her own questions as an essential part of her writer tool kit. You’ll want to follow in pursuit! Here’s how… My picture book Who Dresses God? was inspired by that question READ MORE

A Child Inspires a Story of God: A Conversation with Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day3 It’s been a long journey since the initial conceptualisation of Who Dresses God? came into being. Thankfully, Teena takes us through her inspirations, motivations and road to publication, as well as her favourite moments when creating this special book. A must-read interview! 😇 Teena, congratulations on the new edition of the READ MORE

Review: Who Dresses God? by Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Veronica Rooke

#whodressesgod? #blogtour #booksontour #day2 Who Dresses God?, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Veronica Rooke (illus.), Sea Song Publications, November 2018 (2nd Ed.). Blurb: This gentle story is a conversation about God between a mother and child. Told from the child’s perspective, the series of questions and answers in rhyme introduces young children to the idea of a READ MORE

Who Dresses God? #BookGiveaway

#whodressesgod? #blogtour #booksontour #day1 A Chance to Win just in time for Christmas! 🎄 This gentle and thought-provoking rhyming story about a conversation about God is up for grabs – just in time to share with your loved ones over the holiday period. You could WIN a copy of Who Dresses God? by Teena Raffa-Mulligan READ MORE

Introducing Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Who Dresses God?

#whodressesgod? #blogtour #booksontour #day1 We always delight in having Teena Raffa-Mulligan on the blog. She has been a true and loyal supporter of Just Write For Kids and Books On Tour, so we are very excited and grateful for this opportunity to take one of her special books on tour! And this picture book, Who READ MORE