Place for a Winner: Claire Zorn on No Place for an Octopus

It is always an honour to feature talented authors and illustrators on the blog. Today we welcome a multi award-winning novelist, awarded by prestigious associations including the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, the Children’s Book Council of Australia, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, and the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards for her young adult and older READ MORE

From Strength to Strength: Interview with Karen Tyrrell

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 Karen Tyrrell is the passionate author and motivational speaker behind a series of diverse, inclusive, anti-bullying, resilience and environmental topics, helping kids live STRONG through books with humour and self-belief. Today we ask Karen all about her intentions for her prolific writing and celebrate the success of her newest title, Great READ MORE

Review: Bruno, the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush by Robyn Osborne and John Phillips

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Bruno, the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush, Robyn Osborne (author), John Phillips (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, July 2018. Blurb: Barefoot Bob and Bruno the Blue Heeler are best buddies. They live a simple life in the beautiful Aussie bush and life is bonzer! Then one day Bob hits the bonanza READ MORE

Review: Ori’s Clean-Up by Anne Helen Donnelly

#OrisCleanUp #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Thanks for joining in on this blog tour with a very important message at heart. 🐙🐬🐡🐟🐠 Blurb: Ori the Octopus and his friends have left their rubbish everywhere. They tidy up, but it doesn’t work. To keep their home clean and healthy, they need to do something different, something better. Endorsed READ MORE

Review: Finn and Puss by Robert Vescio

Finn and Puss, Robert Vescio (author), Melissa Mackie (illus.), EK Books, 2017. I’m sure I’m not the only one who, as a child, wished to find a homeless puppy or a wandering kitten just outside their doorstep. But for those children like me, this book is a sound reminder of moral practice in a similar READ MORE