The JWFK Members’ Top Children’s Books of 2018!

Every year I sort through my hundreds of books read, reviewed, bought, given, borrowed and absolutely treasured throughout the past twelve months. And as you know, the standard of children’s titles in Australia is phenomenal. So my process of selecting my favourites is always painstakingly difficult. That’s why I passed the buck onto my fellow READ MORE

Who Loved the Who Dresses God? Blog Tour with Teena Raffa-Mulligan?

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day5 No need to ask any questions! We know what a special blog tour this was, laced with beauty, peace, love and family – all the things dear to us at this time of year. We’ve been truly delighted, enlightened and ignited with tender and thought-provoking facets that have certainly sparked deep conversation READ MORE

Who Dresses God? Clothesline Craft Card

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day5 Clothesline Craft Card and Exploring the Senses  Follow your reading of and conversation about Who Dresses God? with a fun and meaningful activity to compliment your literary and philosophical experience. Discussion: What sorts of things do you need to be happy? What sorts of things do you think this world needs READ MORE

Add Questions to Your Writer Tool Kit by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#WhoDressesGod? #blogtour #booksontour #day4 I love how Teena Raffa-Mulligan takes inspiration from the curious perspective of a child, and uses this knowledge to formulate her own questions as an essential part of her writer tool kit. You’ll want to follow in pursuit! Here’s how… My picture book Who Dresses God? was inspired by that question READ MORE

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

Blimey! What a Bonzer Book Blog Tour with Bruno!

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day14 Blimey! That was totally bonzer! What a book – brimming with the best alliteration, awesome Aussie slang and dinky-di Australiana life! It contains beautiful messages in friendship and the notions that ‘money can’t buy happiness’ and the importance of having a place to call home. The Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from READ MORE

Bruno’s Buffet: Aussie Tucker Ideas

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day13 From sharing baked beans by the billabong, to bushman’s bread and billy tea in the backyard, and breakfasting on blueberries at Binalong Bay. There are plenty of classic Aussie culinary delights to explore from the book, Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush. And with Australia Day approaching, let’s discover READ MORE

The Bruno Photo Gallery

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day11 Blimey! Bruno has beautified himself for a bonzer book photography shoot! Share in these beaut bonding moments between Bob and Bruno that will last a lifetime! Enjoy! 📸 *Photography by Books On Tour. Internal illustrations by John Phillips.   Robyn Osborne: website | facebook | instagram Bruno, the Boisterous Blue Dog from READ MORE

Bruno’s Geography Studies: Australia

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day10 ‘Bruno and Bob bought a blue bus and bid bye bye to the barracks. They binged on battered Barramundi at Burketown, body-boarded at Bondi Beach, went biking at Beechworth, breakfasted on blueberries at Binalong Bay and at Berri they were bedazzled by the beautiful birds.’ Join Bob and Bruno in getting READ MORE

Bruno Activities: Paper Crafts

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day7 Bob was seen reading the ‘Bandywallop News’. They lived in broken-down barracks with an outback dunny. Bruno broke the bookcase and made a mess of the books. And Bruno loved his brocade basket. Let’s explore these different concepts in paper form. All these will bring you happiness, and it won’t even READ MORE