Colour Mixing Kangaroo Vignettes

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 Colour Mixing Kangaroo Vignettes One of the most beautiful scenes in Colouroos is the nighttime landscape where the three different coloured mobs of kangaroos come together to watch a dance of colour in the twinkling sky. Not only is this a stunningly visual piece that artist / author, Anna McGregor has 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

Want to See More of Bruno?

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day12 Want to see even more of Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush? Take a look at some of its exuberant pages, with lively narrative by Robyn Osborne, and energetic illustrations by John Phillips. Published by Big Sky Publishing. #audiovisual #friendship #alliteration #australia #language   Robyn Osborne: website | facebook | instagram 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

Pitch It Competition

Just Write For Kids Competition – Pitch It! Just Write For Kids is very excited to announce the very first writing competition; Pitch It! If you’re like most writers, you’re probably itching for the chance to skip the slush pile and get your manuscript directly on the desk a publishing editor. I’ll bet you also READ MORE

Find Your Granny to WIN!

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day1 Tell us about your ideal Granny! Maybe you have one, or maybe you are one, but we want to know, what is your ideal Granny?! Here’s how to share something special and have a chance to WIN a hardback copy of this heartwarming picture book by Kate Simpson and Gwynneth Jones! READ MORE

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 READ MORE

Swinging in Leaps and Bounds – the inspiration behind Ballerina Monkey by Nicole Madigan

Just Write For Kids is thrilled to welcome our very newest contributor to the blog, journalist / news reporter-turned-children’s author, Nicole Madigan. It is with pleasure that we will be able to share in her talents and passions in the months to come, as Nicole continues to pursue her own journey with producing wonderful literature READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Ann-Marie Finn

Title: Eric Finds a Way Author: Robert Vescio Illustrator: Ann-Marie Finn Publisher: Wombat Books Genre: Picture Book Age Group: 5 – 8 years Please tell us a bit of what your book is about. The book is a story about a little boy called Eric who longs to be creative, but doesn’t know how to READ MORE

Review: Eric Finds a Way by Robert Vescio and Ann-Marie Finn

Eric Finds A Way, Robert Vescio (author), Ann-Marie Finn (illus.), Wombat Books, July 2017. When the process is just as much of an achievement than the outcome. When the power of imagination and innovation leads to far more creative pursuits than expected. When design and technology is of the good old fashioned paper variety. These are some READ MORE