#BookReview: Claire Malone Changes the World by Nadia L King and Alisa Knatko

Claire Malone Changes the World, Nadia L King (author), Alisa Knatko (illus.), Dixi Books, November 2019. Blurb: A new generation of children… They are not afraid of taking responsibilities any more, but they are rather keen on addressing problems. Claire is one of them. The moment she sees the broken swing and the cracked slide READ MORE

#BookReview: In the Shadow of an Elephant by Georgie Donaghey and Sandra Severgnini

In the Shadow of an Elephant, Georgie Donaghey (author), Sandra Severgnini (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2019. Blurb: One terrible night the ground rumbled, and dark shapes appeared in the distance. A cracking sound tore through the air. Lualani’s life was changed forever. ‘Don’t be afraid. I will look after you.’ Jabari reached out READ MORE

The Story Behind In the Shadow of an Elephant by Georgie Donaghey

Guest Post by Georgie Donaghey Georgie Donaghey is on the blog to generously share her touching and emotive story behind the heart-rending book, In the Shadow of an Elephant. This is a book of intense meaning, of beauty, life, earth-shattering loss and of an epic forge of bonding. These themes are all further amplified through READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Caz Goodwin

Welcome to The Quick Six Interview with Caz Goodwin! Caz Goodwin is an award-winning author who writes picture books, short stories, poetry and junior fiction for children. Her work has been published internationally and illustrated by Gus Gordon, Ashley King, Kerry Millard, Loo Joo Hong and others. She is also head of the Society of READ MORE

How Failing in High School Made Me a Published Author by Rachel Le Rossignol

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day3 Author Article by Rachel Le Rossignol You show ’em, Rachel! Learn about how Rachel’s determination led her to success, rather than failure. Thanks for your honesty, Rachel! Okay, I have to be upfront and say that I was a nerdy academic kid, so when I say, ‘failing in high school’, I READ MORE

It’s Show Time! Ballerina Monkey #BookGiveaway

#BallerinaMonkey #BooksOnTour #BlogBop #Day1 It’s Show Time!  Malik the monkey is on show, but wait! There’s something missing! Help Malik fulfill his dreams by spotting the items missing from picture #2. With your entry here, or on social media, you will go in the draw to WIN a fabulous book pack containing Nicole Madigan‘s Ballerina READ MORE

Review: Ballerina Monkey by Nicole Madigan

#BallerinaMonkey #BooksOnTour #BlogBop #Day1 We’re back again for another spectacular blog tour! This time we’ll be ‘blog bopping’ through the virtual blogosphere with Ballerina Monkey and its author, Nicole Madigan! Thanks for grooving with us! 🌟 🐒 🌟 Ballerina Monkey, Nicole Madigan (author), Joe M Ruiz (illus.), BlOOturtle Publishing, October 2017. Besides his love of READ MORE