Book Review: Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero by Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers

Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero, Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers, Pow! Kids Books, 2020 From the Publisher: Told from the perspective of their adoring nephew, Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero is the story of a courageous drag queen who saves the day, and brings two communities together. The young narrator thinks it’s awesome that his READ MORE

Time for an Interview with Dave Hackett

Time goes by quickly, and it’s already nearly time for another celebrated event – Father’s Day! We are super excited to hold another treasured picture book in the ‘Time for…’ series in our hands, as we embark on an adventure into cherishing all the wonderful things about our Dads. ‘At a time where our world READ MORE

#BookReview: Go Away, Foxy Foxy by Karen Hendriks and Naomi Greaves

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Go Away, Foxy Foxy, Karen Hendriks (author), Naomi Greaves (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, August 2020. Blurb: Velvet, Valentine and Vanilla Bean are sleeping out in their treehouse when leaves rustle and branches scrape. “Fox claws”, Velvet whisper-shouts. What can the bunnies do to protect themselves? How do they work together READ MORE

#BookReview: Patrick White by Toni Brisland and Anastasia Popp

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Patrick White, Toni Brisland (author), Anastasia Popp (illus.), Little Steps Publishing, August 2020. Blurb: Patrick White wanted to be a writer when no one thought he should! This remarkable man, remembered for how poetically he described the Australian landscape and people in his many novels and plays, is the only READ MORE

#BookReview: Happiness is a Cloud by Robert Vescio and Nancy Bevington

#BookReview Happiness is a Cloud, Robert Vescio (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: Look up to the clouds and what do you see? On a day out at the beach Harry discovers that feelings are just like the clouds… they change shape and roll on by. And even on the cloudiest READ MORE

#BookReview: Not Too Far From My Back Door by Tania Louise Smith

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Not Too Far From My Back Door, Tania Louise Smith (author), Archv Art (illus.), Tania Louise Smith Publishing, November 2019. Blurb: An empowering self discovery book for big and little feelings experienced by little and big people, heard through the voices of mother nature. Review: Melodic and expressive illustrations pair READ MORE

Book Review: As Fast as I Can by Penny Tangey

As Fast as I Can, Penny Tangey, University of Queensland Press, 2020   From the publisher: One girl. One dream. A few hurdles. Ten-year-old Vivian is determined to win a medal at the Olympic Games one day. Problem is, she hasn’t found a sport she’s any good at yet. But everyone says if you work READ MORE

#BookReview: Max Booth Future Sleuth #5: Chip Blip by Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview Max Booth Future Sleuth #5; Chip Blip, Cameron Macintosh (author), Dave Atze (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, July 2020.   Blurb: WHAT USE IS A CHIP THAT YOU CAN’T EAT? MAX IS ABOUT TO FIND OUT! Max and his robo-dog, Oscar, are baffled by the discovery of a tiny device READ MORE

#BookReview: Jasper’s Jumbled up Words by Marg Gibbs and Emma Stuart

#jaspersjumbledupwords #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Jasper’s Jumbled up Words, Marg Gibbs (author), Emma Stuart (illus.), M J Gibbs Publisher, July 2020.   Blurb: Jasper’s Jumbled up Words is a gentle story about a young boy who wants to be understood. ‘In Jasper’s head strange sounds bubble, but in his mouth the words get caught and READ MORE

#BookReview: Ginnie & Pinney Book 1 and Book 2 by Penny Harris and Winnie Zhou

#ginnieandpinney #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReviews Ginnie & Pinney ‘Learn and Grow’: 3, 2, 1, Here I Come. A story about Fairness, Penny Harris (author), Winnie Zhou (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, July 2020. Blurb: Playing Hide-and-Seek is Ginnie’s favourite game. But Ginnie has a problem. She is very bad at hiding and is always found first. READ MORE