Cowabunga! Brave and Strong Hangs Five!

#BraveAndStrongAllDayLong #BooksOnTour #BlogDash #Day5 These last five days have been absolutely fun-tastic, 'surfing' around the net with Elizabeth Cummings and her inspiring, lifesaving story, Brave and Strong All Day Long! Elizabeth has very graciously shared her Verityville series' inspirations and spoken up for under-represented voices. We paddled in company with guest bloggers, Educate. Empower, Brydie Wright, Creative Kids Tales and Julie Anne Grasso! Thank you. We've also had a fa...
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Ballerina Monkey Blog Tour Wrap Up

#BallerinaMonkey #BooksOnTour #BlogBop #Day5 We've had such a fun week virtually touring with Nicole Madigan and her gorgeous book, Ballerina Monkey!  We've been lucky enough to groove along to the beat of the drums as Nicole has shared her inspirations and values significant to her story. We were swung into Malik the monkey's world with his first ever interview, and even dipped our toes into some crafts and learning activities. PLUS! Generous bloggers have co-hosted alongside the journey...
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Guest Post: Georgie Donaghey on Clover’s BIG Ideas

Guest Post: Georgie Donaghey on Clover’s BIG Ideas What a pleasure to join in the blog tour for the remarkable Georgie Donaghey's newest book baby, Clover's BIG Ideas. How did she get to where she is today? Where did her ideas stem for this sweet story? And how did the writing journey progress from conception to completion? Find out more about Georgie's creative pursuits by reading on... ☺️ 🐑 Blurb: Being the smallest in the paddock isn’t easy. Clover is always being teased. Whe...
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Tonya Alexandra – Magic Happens Part 2

In this second installment of my interview with Tonya Alexandra, she delivers some sage advice and we find out what has encouraged and challenged her in writing for kids. You can catch up on the first installment here Tonya, I understand you have an agent. I hear that they are as hard to get as publishing contracts! Can you tell us how this came about? I needed some help with the contract for my book deal, and one of the authors in our CBCA group told me an agent was really good for your c...
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From the A to the E-Zine

As creators and educators in the children's literature field we need support and up-to-date knowledge of the industry to help us continue, and succeed, on our writing and teaching journeys. With opportunities to have work published, profiles discovered and resources on hand, we applaud those generous literary magazines and e-zines that do just that. Buzz Words accommodates to writers and illustrators, as well as editors, teachers and librarians. The e-zine features loads of opportunities to l...
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