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

How Much Does Children’s Literature Influence the Construction of Gender? by Robyn Osborne

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day8 How aware are you of gender stereotypical roles and attributes in children’s literature, and their influence on our young readers? An interesting topic, raised here by Robyn Osborne, and how she perceptively navigates this through her own writing. Thanks, Robyn!  It wasn’t until I became a parent, then later a teacher READ MORE

An Appetite for Literature by Robyn Osborne

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day5 You never know how a writer’s talent has been approached by influential people throughout their life. It’s an interesting journey, and certainly for us outsiders to learn. This is Robyn’s story… From an early age I enjoyed reading, writing and creating fantasy worlds. My parents were both avid readers and encouraged READ MORE

Cheeky Child Evades Arrest Once Again!

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day5         CHEEKY CHILD EVADES ARREST ONCE AGAIN! 6 February 2424 Bluggsville is on high alert this evening after the arrest and re-escape of notoriously cheeky street urchin and suspected thief, Max Booth. Booth, 11, has been on the run since 2422, when he escaped the Skyburb 7 READ MORE

Discover Cameron Macintosh and Max Booth Stamp Safari

#maxbooth #stampsafari #blogtour #booksontour #day1 It’s a real thrill to step into the future on this sci-fi adventure tour with the impressive author Cameron Macintosh – hugely passionate about engaging kids into reading with his wit, energy and oh-so-cool themes to explore. So, time to use your best super-sleuthing skills! Let’s fly… Cameron Macintosh is READ MORE

A Blog Tour to Remember: Australia Remembers

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day7 AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM ‘On the 11th of November, 1918, the guns on the Western Front fell silent after four long years of war. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month attained a special significance of READ MORE

Did You Know? by Allison Paterson

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Author Article by Allison Paterson Far from boring – Allison dishes all the fascinating facts on the history of Australian war. 🇦🇺🌺 The opportunity to research and write about history is both fantastic and fascinating. There is so much to learn and sometimes the truth truly is stranger, or at the READ MORE

Remembering the Past and Stepping into the Future

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day2 Author Article by Allison Paterson Her belief in fostering a community spirit, empathy and the importance of carrying on commemorative traditions are some of what formed Allison’s inspirations into developing her invaluable resources on Australian history and war. Allison, what an honour to have someone like you keeping those sacrifices made READ MORE

Getting to Know Allison Paterson and Australia Remembers

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day1 We have a special service announcement that Just Write For Kids and Books On Tour will be touring the nation with the inspiring Allison Marlow Paterson and her first title in an outstanding non-fiction series; Australia Remembers: Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and War Memorials. So let’s stand together in honouring Allison READ MORE

When Research Involves Dressing Up, Not Reading Books

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day8 Author Article by Rachel Le Rossignol Rachel’s fascinating recreation of the Italian Renaissance era could not be brought to life without prior knowledge and experience. So how did she capture this cultural essence and flavour so sublimely in her books? She lived it! Find out how… The best fiction takes you READ MORE