The Quick Six Interview with Leigh Hardingham on Three Dancing Frogs

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Leigh Hardingham! It’s a real honour to welcome singer-songwriter and children’s author to the blog – Leigh Hardingham! Leigh’s new release, Three Dancing Frogs, is a joyful celebration of the Australian bush, stunningly illustrated by the talented Patrick Shirvington. Let’s learn a little more about this lyrical dance of words and READ MORE

#BookReview: Happiness is a Cloud by Robert Vescio and Nancy Bevington

#BookReview Happiness is a Cloud, Robert Vescio (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: Look up to the clouds and what do you see? On a day out at the beach Harry discovers that feelings are just like the clouds… they change shape and roll on by. And even on the cloudiest READ MORE

Not Too Far From My Back Door Art Therapy

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of mindfulness, mother nature and emotional development in Tania Louise Smith’s picture book, Not Too Far From My Back Door, today we will be focusing on expressing feelings through painting pictures of various landscapes. Children will be able to understand that art can be a therapeutic activity READ MORE

#BookReview: The Big Old Rambutan Tree by Kathy Creamer

#BookReview The Big Old Rambutan Tree, Kathy Creamer (author, illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2020. Blurb: From the flames of the burning rainforest, an extraordinary bond of friendship ignites between a savage tiger and a gentle orangutan, as they both struggle to survive in their fast diminishing habitat. Review: With all net proceeds being READ MORE

A Whole New World – Founder Teigan Margetts on Ethicool Books

Just Write For Kids are delighted to discover this rising children’s book publisher; leading our young children with the inspiration to make a change for a more sustainable and fair world. Founder, Teigan Margetts from Ethicool Books speaks to us about her inspiration and drive to create beautiful, meaningful books that build a future generation READ MORE

Still the Great Land Down Under – Picture Book Reviews

There’s no denying this great, wide land of ours is, well, great! A lot of focus in recent times has been targeted towards our losses – of land, of lives, of homes and of precious wildlife. But lest never forget – we have a unique and wonderful world amongst us that ought to be absolutely READ MORE

The Inspiration for the Eco Rangers Series by Candice Lemon-Scott

It’s a pleasure to invite Candice Lemon-Scott back, and to be invited back to celebrate her #EcoRangers blog tour! Today Candice allows us in on her very own brush with danger during an early wildlife encounter, and how this experience informed her writing of the exciting series. Thanks, Candice! 🙂  For me, stories usually come READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Candice Lemon-Scott

We’re thrilled here at Just Write For Kids to be a part of an exciting blog tour, organised by the lovely people at New Frontier Publishing! And what’s more, we get to kick it off with an interview with the talented author, Candice Lemon-Scott! About the Author… Candice is an Australian author, editor and workshop READ MORE

An Excerpt from Great Barrier Reef Rescue PLUS Bonus Material!

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day5 Be one of the first to read this excerpt from Great Barrier Reef Rescue – when Rosie realises a new heroic adventure is imminent… ‘Rosie, wake up!’ Amy whispered, shaking me until I roused. A bush stone-curlew wailed, shattering the silence, as the first rays of morning light broke through the READ MORE

Stepping Up: Karen Tyrrell on Why She Had to Write Great Barrier Reef Rescue

#greatbarrierreefrescue #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 We are thrilled to have Karen Tyrrell share a little about her Song Bird Superhero series and what made her so passionate about empowering young people, girls in particular, to be strong, self-confident and stand up for their beliefs. Her interests in science, environmental sustainability and conservation are also admirable. Read READ MORE