Presenting Tania Louise Smith and Not Too Far From My Back Door

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s a real pleasure to share in the promotion of a story that emits such heart and soul, that touches the heart and gives us valuable insights into tapping into children’s emotions and empowering them to build important life skills. The delightful Tania Louise Smith – talented author, mum and social READ MORE

Talented Author Illustrator Chloe Jasmine Harris Shares Her Story, Henry Turnip

We are delighted to welcome talented author – illustrator, Chloe Jasmine Harris, to our blog! I was lucky enough to receive a review copy of her latest release, Henry Turnip, and instantly fell in love with her vibrant, sweet and playful illustration style, and a story that is so relatable – it truly speaks volumes READ MORE

The Battle: Fear Fighting Tasks for Young Battlers

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of overcoming fear and anxiety, bravery, friendship, perception and positive thinking in Ashling Kwok and Cara King’s The Battle, we will be focusing on some fun and effective strategies to guide children along the path to triumphing over their battles. Students will be able to identify their READ MORE

#BookReview: The Battle by Ashling Kwok and Cara King

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview The Battle, Ashling Kwok (author), Cara King (illus.), EK Books, June 2020. Blurb: Edward is anxious about starting knight school. It’s sure to be terrifying with all those ogres and dragons about! So he puts on his armour, and prepares for battle. But what if he has more in common READ MORE

Book Profile: Taking The Battle On Tour

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1   We are absolutely delighted to welcome back talented author, Ashling Kwok, for another spectacular book campaign! It wasn’t long ago she introduced us to the loveable, Lola and Grandpa (see it all here). This week, we present The Battle (illustrated by Cara King); a valuable and sensitive tale of learning READ MORE

#BookReview: Boo Loves Books by Kaye Baillie and Tracie Grimwood

#BookReview Boo Loves Books, Kaye Baillie (author), Tracie Grimwood (illus.), New Frontier Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: Some dogs are shy and anxious, and so are some children. Can Boo and Phoebe turn their fears into a positive experience? A book that celebrates the joy of reading. Review: Boo Loves Books touched us so deeply we READ MORE

When Little Worries are Big – for little people by Sonia Bestulic

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 A small worry for a child can manifest itself in almost unbearable ways. Expert children’s specialist, Sonia Bestulic, explains how her latest picture book, Kisses in Your Heart, can be used as a tool to help children manage their social and emotional skills. I have worked with hundreds of children and READ MORE

Book Review: Charlie Changes into a Chicken

Charlie Changes into a Chicken, Sam Copeland (author), Sarah Horne (illus.), Penguin Books, 2019 Synopsis: Charlie McGuffin has an incredible secret . . . He can change into animals. All sorts of animals: a flea, a pigeon, even a rhino. Trouble is, he can’t decide when – it only happens when he gets worried. And right now, Charlie READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Mikah’s Big Move by Tabitha Page

Title: Mikah’s Big Move Author: Tabitha J Page Illustrator: Alexander Kulieshov Publisher: NA Genre: Children’s Picture Book Age Range: 3-7 Themes: Anxiety, Hearing Loss, Communication, Change, Courage Dear Mikah, It’s an honour to welcome you to our #InterviewByBook questionnaire! Thank you for having me! Let’s begin with ‘the plug’! Please tell us a bit about READ MORE

Review: Tissywoo and the Worry Monsters by Trish Donald

Blurb: Argh, Worry Monsters! What will Tissywoo do? How will she cope? Review: Tissywoo and the Worry Monsters, Trish Donald (author, illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, February 2018 Anxiety in children is an issue that is all too common, but however its form, it is always good practice to find ways to counteract feelings of READ MORE