#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

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

Columbine’s Tale: An Excerpt – A Story Within

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day13 This is one of my personal favourite scenes from Columbine’s Tale; a story within the story. Mina pleads Luka to tell her the tale of Allegra as she clings to life. Feel the grip and emotion… Storytelling at its best. Book Excerpt pp262-264 Long ago, when the stars still sang and READ MORE

Music and its Transformative Abilities by Maura Pierlot

#thetroubleintunetown #blogblast #booksontour #day10 Author Article by Maura Pierlot Music Credit: Aidan Pierlot Music and its Transformative Abilities Maura’s passion for music and instruments is obviously evident in The Trouble in Tune Town. Here she describes her musical background, and what she believes to be the importance of musical experiences for young children. Thanks Maura! READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Jhana Bowen

Title: Rainbow Turtle, Golden Dolphin Author: Jhana Bowen Illustrator: Jhana Bowen Publisher: Self Published Genre: Environment / Spirituality Age Group: 8 – 14 Please tell us a bit of what your book is about. Rainbow Turtle, Golden Dolphin is aimed for children aged 8 to 14. Essentially the story is about humanity’s relationship to the READ MORE

Review – The Scared Book by Debra Tidball and Kim Siew

#TheScaredBook #BooksOnTour #BlogBlitz #Day1 The Scared Book, Debra Tidball (author), Kim Siew (illus.), Lothian Children’s Books, August 2017. Synopsis: This book is too scared to tell you its story because there are MONSTERS! Can you help? It needs you to RUB away its goosebumps. FLICK away the monsters and FAN away the yucky smell they READ MORE