Review: The Trouble in Tune Town by Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day3 Today we will be reviewing Maura Pierlot and Sophie Norsa's energetic and colourful story, The Trouble in Tune Town! We hope you enjoy this musical adventure! 🎶 The Trouble in Tune Town, Maura Pierlot (author), Sophie Norsa (illus.),Little Steps Publishing, August 2017. Joint Winner Best Illustrated E-Book (IPPY 2018). Blurb: Meg is Tune Town's best music performer, but she's having trouble rehearsing. So much trouble, in fact...
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Character QandA: Lainie from The Sentinels of Eden

#TheSentinelsOfEden #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day5 This is a real treat having Lainie from The Sentinels of Eden talk to us about her journey through Nalong and into Eden. See what secrets she reveals, even though it is forbidden!! 😇 🌕 Please tell us a bit about yourself. What is your power? Why is it so important to you? I’m really not supposed to talk about it, but I guess given that I’m somehow able to even type these words it must mean that it’s okay. If there’s one thin...
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A Writer’s Paradise – Interview with Carolyn Denman

#TheSentinelsOfEden #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day3 We are thrilled to speak with Carolyn Denman, author of the spellbinding fantasy series for young adults, The Sentinels of Eden. Today we find out about her journey into the writing world and background information on her books. Welcome Carolyn! :) What kinds of books or particular titles do you enjoy reading and inherit inspiration from? My dad is to blame for getting me addicted to fantasy novels. I’m sure he deliberately left a copy ...
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Review: Songlines by Carolyn Denman

#TheSentinelsOfEden #BooksOnTour #BlogTour #Day2 Just Write For Kids and Books On Tour are excited to reveal some secrets from the mystifying YA fantasy series, The Sentinels of Eden. Today we will be reviewing the first book, Songlines, just to give you a taste of what's to come. We hope you enjoy this thrilling adventure! 😯 🌳 🍎 Synopsis: We belong to the Earth, Lainie-Bug. We were sent here in human form for a reason. If you don’t know what to do, then just b...
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#InterviewByBook with Every Family is Different by Maureen Eppen

Title: Every Family is Different Author: Maureen Eppen Illustrator: Veronica Rooke Publisher: Serenity Press Genre: Children’s Picture Book Age Range: Up to 5 Blurb: Who’s in your family? Some children live with their mum and dad, others live with their grandparents or foster parents. Some live in a big house, others live in a tiny apartment. With captivating illustrations, Every Family is Different celebrates what it means to be part of a family, and reminds us that there’...
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#InterviewByBook with Cinnamon Stevens by Pauline Hosking

Title: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light Author: Pauline Hosking Illustrator: Kat Chadwick Publisher: Lilly Pilly Publishing Genre: mystery/detective novel Age Range: 9-12 Book Description: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light is a fun, crime/detective novel for readers 9+, written by Pauline Hosking, illustrated by Kat Chadwick and published in partnership with Lilly Pilly Press. It’s the second in a series about a twelve-year-old sleuth who solves crimes in and around Melbourne. ...
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InterviewByBook with Maximus by Steve Heron

Title: Maximus Author: Steve Heron Illustrator: Tash Macfarlane Publisher: Serenity Press Genre: Middle Grade Age Range: Nine to twelve-year-olds Synopsis: Sometimes you need a special friend to give you wings… Eleven-year-old Mitch is a regular kid who argues about cleaning his room, thinks his younger sister is a pain, and enjoys hanging out with his friends. But he’s finding life tough going. For one thing, he’s being picked on by Jason, both in class and on the footba...
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InterviewByBook with Bubbles and Puddles by Michelle Wanasundera

Title: Bubbles and Puddles Author: Michelle Wanasundera Illustrator: Thana-one Yazaw Publisher: Lilly Pilly Publishing Genre: Short Story / Poetry Collection Age Range: 4+ Book Description: Little ones eyes are full of wonder for their new world – it’s exciting, beautiful and fun but can be a big place full of unknowns!  These 12 rhymes were created to ease my daughter’s sensitive heart, whilst also nurturing her natural ability to love nature, and cherish the moment. Re...
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InterviewByBook with Sam’s Surfboard Showdown by Allayne Webster

Title: Sam’s Surfboard Showdown Authors: Allayne L. Webster and Amanda S. Clarke Illustrator: Amanda S. Clarke (debut illustrator) Publisher: Omnibus Scholastic Genre: Contemporary, realism Age Range: Junior Fiction ISBN: 978-1-74299-189-4 Book Description:  Who is the best cook in town? And who will win that surfboard? Ten year old Sam Sumner is the best sportsman at his school. That's until Finn Hester moves to town. Finn is good at everything, even at Nippers, Sam's favourite th...
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Reinventing the Look: Our First Illustrator Competition!

Just Write For Kids is very excited to announce the very first illustrator competition; Reinventing the Look! We know just how lucky and blessed we are to be in the presence of so many amazingly talented Australian children's book illustrators. And with Just Write For Kids now in its fifth year, it's time to call on our wonderful artists to help reinvent our look! Would you like your beautiful art to be the new face of our ever-growing website and social media channels? Great priz...
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