Featured Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan Presents Monelli & Me

#monelliandme #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We couldn’t be more excited to have our seasoned JWFK regular guest back again for another wonderful book campaign, and we really are spoiled for choice when it comes to the work of Teena Raffa-Mulligan. From picture books, to junior fiction, it is an absolute delight to jump in to Teena’s debut READ MORE

#BookReview: League of Llamas Books 1 and 2 by Aleesah Darlison

#BookReview: League of Llamas #1: The Golden Llama, League of Llamas #2: Llama Impossible, Aleesah Darlison (author), Simon Greiner (illus.), Penguin, March 2020. Blurb – The Golden Llama: The League of Llamas is on a mission to save the world! And – if Agent Phillipe Llamar can stop looking at his luxurious fringe in every READ MORE

#BookReview: Ella at Eden New Girl by Laura Sieveking and Danielle McDonald

#BookReview: Ella at Eden #1: New Girl, Laura Sieveking (author), Danielle McDonald (illus.), Scholastic Australia, February 2020. Description: Ella has started at her new high school, and Eden College is everything she hoped it would be. She is getting to know her new friends and enjoying everything Eden has to offer. Until things start to READ MORE

Book Review: Esme’s Gift by Elizabeth Foster

#BookReview: Esme’s Gift (Book 2), Elizabeth Foster, Odyssey Books, November 2019 Blurb: Terror was within. Terror was without. Like her mother, she was at the water’s mercy. In the enchanted world of Aeolia, fifteen-year-old Esme Silver faces her hardest task yet. She must master her unruly Gift – the power to observe the past – READ MORE

#BookReview: Daisy Runs Wild by Caz Goodwin and Ashley King

Daisy Runs Wild, Caz Goodwin (author), Ashley King (illus.), Little Hare, March 2020 Blurb: What in the world was poor Jasper to do? Daisy kept running, so Jasper did too. Review: If you haven’t had your paws on the first rollicking title, Lazy Daisy (my review), then get scooting because you’ll need to be ready READ MORE

#BookReview: The Other Brother by Penny Jaye and Heidi Cooper Smith

#BookReview: The Other Brother, Penny Jaye (author), Heidi Cooper Smith (illus.), Wombat Books, February 2020. Blurb: Jayden James thought his family of five was perfect – until last Wednesday when Mitchell David arrived. Now the car’s too small, picnics are ruined and no one’s paying attention to Jayden anymore. Jayden knows something needs to be READ MORE

Hayden’s Bedtime Clock Craft

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Hayden’s Bedtime Clock Craft Combining aspects of bedtime routines, seeking comfort and telling the time, today we are going to create a piece that involves fine motor, mathematical and interpersonal skills. Using the literature to discuss the character’s feelings, and relating his routine to our own experiences, children will reflect a READ MORE

Tell Us a Story, Hayden – Character QandA

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 We now know the importance of and tips to ensure a calm and consistent bedtime routine, as explained in this previous article, now it’s time to hear the reasoning behind a child’s thinking. Today we welcome the starring character himself – Hayden from Hayden’s Bedtime! Thanks for joining us, Hayden! 🙂 READ MORE

#BookReview: Hayden’s Bedtime by Wendy Haynes and Brett Curzon

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Hayden’s Bedtime, Wendy Haynes (author), Brett Curzon (illus.), Inprint Publishing, 2019. Blurb: Hayden’s Bedtime is a fun bedtime book to help parents get kids to bed and overcome the fear of something lurking in the bedroom. Make bedtime a breeze with this delightful rhyming picture book. Discover with Hayden what’s behind READ MORE

Play to WIN! Hayden’s Bedtime #BookGiveaway!

#haydensbedtime #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 PLAY the bedtime game for a CHANCE to WIN! The bedtime routine will flow like the breeze when it’s fun! Hayden’s Bedtime is the perfect inspiration for putting children at ease to ensure a smooth transition to bed and a peaceful slumber (for all!). PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS, TEACHERS! You need to enter READ MORE