Liz Ledden on Pitching her Story – Tulip and Brutus

We just adore celebrating rising stars on the blog, and today’s author is another exceptional one to watch out for! Liz Ledden – you may have heard her as one of the fabulous trio of the One More Page Podcast fame – is debuting her picture book, Tulip and Brutus, with Ford Street Publishing this 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

A Vision of Colour – Interview with Anna McGregor

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 It’s no coincidence that author, artist and graphic designer, Anna McGregor, envisioned a tale about colours and how they all come together in perfect, visual symphony. We’re thrilled to welcome Anna to the Just Write For Kids blog for a special interview, in which she explains her thought and work processes READ MORE

Book Review: Colouroos by Anna McGregor

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 Colouroos, Anna McGregor (author, illus.), Hachette Australia, Lothian Children’s Books, March 2019. Blurb: Deep in the heart of the Red Centre lived a mob of red kangaroos. During a long, hot drought, the thirsty roos went searching for water. When three different mobs of kangaroos come to the same waterhole, they READ MORE

Colour My World! It’s the Colouroos #BookGiveaway!

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Colour Me Pink, and Purple, and Green… Now WIN! Wouldn’t life be boring without colour? And life would definitely be boring without Anna McGregor‘s fabulously vibrant, diverse and quirky picture book in your world! Colouroos will light up any Aussie (and international) bookshelf, so we want to give you the chance READ MORE

Picture Books Promoting Harmony

Just Write For Kids is all about community and inclusivity. It’s about sharing inspiration, achieving goals and reflecting what’s needed in the world. As we grapple with some conflicting issues in today’s world, we also infuse ourselves with love and hope, and a fighting spirit for peace. March 21st marks the celebration of Harmony Day; READ MORE

Until the Next Adventure, Charlie!

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day5 You know that moment you wished your holiday would never end? Well, that’s exactly how we feel about this sensational blog tour that whizzed past too quickly! However, what a trip of a lifetime it has been! We’ve been delighted by the marvellous sights, sounds, tastes and amazing cultural diversity experienced READ MORE

Review: Charlie’s Adventures in South Africa

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Charlie’s Adventures…in South Africa, Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern (author), Sophie Norsa (illus.), Little Steps Publishing, August 2018. Blurb: Charlie is off on the second of his adventures with his family… to South Africa. With his friends, Charlie is set on a discovery of different clues to uncover South Africa’s Rainbow Nation. Review: READ MORE

Introducing Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern and Charlie’s Adventures in South Africa

#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day1 How appropriate to have a seasoned traveller and expert guide as our next blog tour recipient! We have our heads in the clouds with excitement to welcome Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern and her ‘lekker’ picture book in a spectacular series, Charlie’s Adventures…in South Africa! So, grab your bags and camera, ‘cos we’re READ MORE

Book Review: Brothers from a Different Mother

Brothers from a Different Mother, Phillip Gwynne (author), Marjorie Crosby-Fairall (illus.), Penguin Books, 2017 Synopsis: From a master storyteller comes this heartfelt tale of friendship . . . and seeing past our differences. Tapir lives in the jungle. Pig lives in the village. But when they meet at the waterhole, they discover they are the READ MORE