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Featured Author: Sonia Bestulic

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 We’re delighted to be back with another blog tour as sweet at royal icing, with talented author, Sonia Bestulic; queen of speech, language, and music. So, welcome, one and all, to the #KissesinYourHeart #blogtour! Sydney born, Sonia Bestulic, grew up surrounded with the joy of wonderful books, a passion for writing READ MORE

Jo Sandhu’s Mammoth Success: Part Three

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 drilled down into the details of publication, editing and bringing out a series, with some great writing and research tips thrown in. READ MORE

When the Moon is a Smile Educational Activities

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 “The salt spray tickles my nose and the waves tease my toes and dress my feet in lace socks as we race and chase along the shore.” Discussion Who do you have a special relationship with? What sorts of things do you like to do together? Have you taught each other READ MORE

Book Review: Barefoot Bea, by Heather Neilly and Ruth de Vos

Barefoot Bea, Heather Neilly and Ruth de Vos, Yellow Brick Books, 2019   From the publisher: Barefoot Bea hates wearing shoes. She sniffs her nose at a sandal, looks aghast at a gumboot and won’t suffer a sneaker. But when Bea’s parents decide to take radical action, their dynamic daughter comes up with an ingenious READ MORE

Joining Incredible Forces – In Conversation with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 Sense the joy and warmth between these two creators in this joint interview between long-time, established author, Teena Raffa-Mulligan, and talented emerging illustrator, Amy Calautti. Do they ever disagree?! Hello, Teena and Amy! It’s a pleasure to speak with both of you. Congratulations on the release of your touching book, When READ MORE

Amy Illustrates – A Sneak Peek into the Art Process with Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 For those of you who already follow the talented Amy Calautti on social media, you will have had the fortunate visual pleasure of absorbing her incredible portfolio. Here, Amy walks us through her art process for each piece – this may of interest in particular to fellow artists out there! And READ MORE

#BookReview: When the Moon is a Smile by Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 When the Moon is a Smile, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Amy Calautti (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, June 2019. Blurb: “Don’t go, Daddy!” It’s the plea that tugs at the heart of every loving father whose child no longer shares his everyday life due to a relationship break-down. For a young child, accepting READ MORE

Smile! It’s the When the Moon is a Smile #BookGiveaway!

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Special bonds ought to be shared… Create some more beautiful memories with your loved ones with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti‘s heartwarming book, When the Moon is a Smile. Fill out the form below for your chance to WIN a paperback copy, courtesy of Daisy Lane Publishing! All you need to READ MORE

Feature Profiles: Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 This week’s tour is all about relationships. Our gorgeous feature book is titled, When the Moon is a Smile, and is a heartwarming story of the special bond between father and daughter and their love of spending time together. So, in honour of this sentiment, you will have the pleasure of READ MORE

An A to Z of the Writing Life By Teena Raffa-Mulligan

Just ahead of another fabulous blog tour with the superlative Teena Raffa-Mulligan, here she is once again with her tenacity and acuity, teaching us the multi-layered art of the writing life. Not as easy as ABC, that’s for sure! Thanks, Teena. Love it! 😉 A is for Acceptances, and also for Angst because there will READ MORE