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Book Review: The Relic of the Blue Dragon by Rebecca Lim

The Relic of the Blue Dragon, Rebecca Lim, Allen and Unwin, 2018 When Harley Spark accidentally releases Qing, one of five dragon sisters, from the ancient vase she’s been trapped in for centuries, he is soon on a dangerous international mission with Qing to find and free her four sisters. Harley gave a little shiver READ MORE

From Strength to Strength: Interview with Karen Tyrrell

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 Karen Tyrrell is the passionate author and motivational speaker behind a series of diverse, inclusive, anti-bullying, resilience and environmental topics, helping kids live STRONG through books with humour and self-belief. Today we ask Karen all about her intentions for her prolific writing and celebrate the success of her newest title, Great READ MORE

Stepping Up: Karen Tyrrell on Why She Had to Write Great Barrier Reef Rescue

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 We are thrilled to have Karen Tyrrell share a little about her Song Bird Superhero series and what made her so passionate about empowering young people, girls in particular, to be strong, self-confident and stand up for their beliefs. Her interests in science, environmental sustainability and conservation are also admirable. Read READ MORE

#BookReview: Great Barrier Reef Rescue by Karen Tyrrell

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Song Bird Superhero; Great Barrier Reef Rescue, Karen Tyrrell (author), Trevor Salter (illus.), Digital Future Press, May 2019. Blurb: Rosie aka Song Bird, Superhero must save the Great Barrier Reef. Something weird is happening on Green Turtle Island. Marine creatures have been dying, and now her friends are disappearing. Rosie travels READ MORE

Dive In! It’s the Great Barrier Reef Rescue #BookGiveaway!

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Question: How do I enter the Great Barrier Reef Rescue #BookGiveaway? Answer: Easy! Check out what others are saying about Great Barrier Reef Rescue by Karen Tyrrell on Goodreads, then write a comment stating WHY you WISH to WIN this action-packed book! Best answer wins the book and SUPER HUGE prize READ MORE

Featured Author: Karen Tyrrell

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 Karen Tyrrell has many, many books and many, many talents under her belt! She is a gifted and passionate author, motivational speaker, workshop presenter, interactive pantomime performer and tutor, with a background in teaching and in particular, science. Karen writes empowering and imaginative books on diverse inclusive, anti-bullying, resilience and environmental topics, READ MORE

Jo Sandhu’s Mammoth Success: Part Two

In Part One of this interview with Jo Sandhu, we looked at how she started out writing and how she got her foot in the door of the publishing house at Penguin. In Part Two,  we drill down into the details of publication, editing and bringing out a series, and more. Jo has woven some great READ MORE

Colour Mixing Kangaroo Vignettes

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 Colour Mixing Kangaroo Vignettes One of the most beautiful scenes in Colouroos is the nighttime landscape where the three different coloured mobs of kangaroos come together to watch a dance of colour in the twinkling sky. Not only is this a stunningly visual piece that artist / author, Anna McGregor has READ MORE

Book Review: Once, by Kate Forsyth and Krista Brennan

Once, Kate Forsyth and Krista Brennan, Wombat Books, April 2019   From the publisher:   Once A long time ago My grandmother’s grandmother Travelled far, far across the seas Over the rim of the world to where the stars were new   Kate Forsyth tells tales of her ancestors’ lives in Australia in this beautifully READ MORE

A Vision of Colour – Interview with Anna McGregor

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 It’s no coincidence that author, artist and graphic designer, Anna McGregor, envisioned a tale about colours and how they all come together in perfect, visual symphony. We’re thrilled to welcome Anna to the Just Write For Kids blog for a special interview, in which she explains her thought and work processes READ MORE