Little Pink Dog Books Titles to Love – Picture Book Reviews

With gratitude we accept these beautiful titles from Little Pink Dog Books to feature on the blog; showcasing enormous talents in the authors and illustrators that created them. One thing is certain – they are all sumptuously heart-warming stories, and a little fun, adventure and possibility don’t go astray either. Four latest picture books to READ MORE

Ori’s Christmas Craft: How to Make an Underwater Snow Globe

#OrisChristmas #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #BonusDay How to Make an Underwater Snow Globe Besides Ori the octopus and his friends in Ori’s Christmas, what other creatures, plants and marine life can be found under the sea? What kinds of Christmas activities did the sea friends enjoy in the story? How do you like to celebrate being with READ MORE

Author Article by Anne Helen Donnelly: Learning to Compromise

#OrisChristmas #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day3 What is compromise, and how do young children learn to manage the challenge between satisfying themselves and others at the same time? Anne, too, pondered this aspect of maturing awareness, and so her loveable Ori’s Christmas was born… PLUS, there’s a chance to WIN in our fabulous #bookgiveway! Learning to Compromise READ MORE

Character Q and A: Ori from Ori’s Christmas

#OrisChristmas #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day2 It is a pure joy to celebrate this special time with Ori from ‘Ori’s Christmas‘, who will be sharing his important tips on being able to compromise, and valuing friendship. Thanks for joining us today, Ori! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ It must have been difficult when your friends didn’t want to compromise with the READ MORE

It’s Time to Play! Ori’s Christmas #BookGiveaway

#OrisChristmas #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast It’s time to play! For your chance to WIN a signed copy of Ori’s Christmas by Anne Helen Donnelly, complete with pull-out crafts for preschool children, comment below, or on social media with your response to “Name something Christmassy in the picture.” And here it is: *Open to Australian residents only. Prizes READ MORE

Review: Ori’s Christmas by Anne Helen Donnelly

#OrisChristmas #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day1 Welcome to the blog blast for Ori’s Christmas and its author, Anne Helen Donnelly! Thanks for coming along for the ride! It’s sure to be a ‘jolly’ good tour! Enjoy! 😊 Ori’s Christmas, Anne Helen Donnelly (author, illus., publisher), October, 2017. Facing the conundrum of how to please each friend’s wishes, READ MORE

Reflecting on 2016 with the JWFK Team

2016 has been a tremendously eventful year on the blog, with establishing the Directory, a cascade of amazing interviewees and guest posters, and invaluable tips and news updates made available. And I couldn’t have done it all without the support and dedication of my wonderful team of bloggers and the Australian kidlit community. So, thank READ MORE

Photo By Theme Competition – Postponed

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. This competition has been postponed until a later date.  We will be sure to inform you of updates when we’re ready to re-launch. Thanks for your understanding! 🙂 ——————————————————– Hooray! It’s competition time!