Meeting Penny Harris, Winnie Zhou and the Ginnie & Pinney Characters

#ginnieandpinney #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It is with much delight that Just Write For Kids and Books On Tour PR & Marketing present this adorable yet profoundly valuable set of books for young children, teeming with characters that aim to engage and role model important life values and skills. The clever duo behind the Ginnie & READ MORE

Educational Activity: Re-Creating Scenes from Carly Mills

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes of women’s rights, adventure, immigration, social philanthropy, communities in the past and present, Australian history and people of influence in Jane Smith’s Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl series, we will be exploring scenes from the book, A New World and re-creating some of what it was like READ MORE

The Remarkable Jane Smith on Remarkable Women in History

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 We’re thrilled to be able to ask Jane Smith more questions about her fun and fascinating series, Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl, its personal meaning, the representation and development of the real and fictional characters, and even tips on utilising the books as resources for its audience. Thanks for your insights, Jane! READ MORE

#BookReview: Carly Mills; A New World by Jane Smith

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl: A New World, Jane Smith (author), Big Sky Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: I never can imagine that Almighty God sent females into the world to be cooks and housemaids all their days. Caroline Chisholm. Humanitarian, 1808 – 1877 It’s not easy coming to the city all READ MORE

Knitting is not enough by Jane Smith

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Jane Smith reveals where her character, Carly Mills, came from, her role in honouring our Australian pioneering women, and why their contributions of the past have been, and still are, so important to the future of younger generations. Jane has truly brought history to life – thank you! ‘Live life when READ MORE

Making the World a Better Place with the Carly Mills #BookGiveaway!

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Making the World a Better Place **COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** If we can learn anything from current and historical events it’s how the power of leadership can change the world. It takes someone with courage, kindness, and a vision to make a difference. And in Carly Mills: A New World, it’s the READ MORE

Featured Author: Jane Smith Presents Carly Mills: A New World

#carlymillsanewworld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 We’ve been looking forward to looking back with Carly Mills for a while, and now the time has come! Award-winning author, Jane Smith, is showcasing what will be a most memorable moment in history with this book campaign, as we are presented the most fascinating and exciting insights to the world READ MORE

Mother’s Day Beauties 2020

Mother’s Day may look a little different this year, but no less filled with love, warmth and the joy our families bring to our hearts. Here are a few titles that are perfect for sharing with loved ones, swelling with comfort and spreading tingles in the most glorious of ways. Lola and Grandpa, Ashling Kwok READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition Winners 2019

Just Write For Kids Australia held its second annual writing competition for Australian writers of children’s literature throughout September this year. The aim was to forward a pitch for a manuscript to a publisher that is focused, concise and appealing; showcasing a strength in voice, marketability and writing ability. Our judging panel meticulously analysed each READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition Longlists 2019

Wowsers! What a task the Pitch It! Competition team have had this year! This is the second year of running the competition and we are absolutely delighted with its increased reach, enthusiasm and support from the kidlit community. Thank you to everyone who put in the time and effort to enter their pitches! Our team READ MORE