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

A Fierce Duo – Speaking with Megan Higginson and Ester de Boer

#raymundandthefearmonster #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 A collaborative relationship made in heaven! The inner and working strengths of both author Megan Higginson and illustrator Ester de Boer are certainly ones to be admired, and inspired by. No doubt bringing a picture book such as this, via the self-publishing route, is a challenge in itself. But these super READ MORE

Double Interview PLUS Cover Reveal with Sharon Giltrow and Katrin Dreiling

Welcome to a special DOUBLE #TheQuickSixInterview with Sharon Giltrow and Katrin Dreiling! PLUS! The Cover Reveal – see it here FIRST! We are delighted to share a very special, never-before-seen feature here on the blog! Whilst we have not one, but TWO fabulous interviews lined up with author Sharon Giltrow and illustrator Katrin Dreiling, they READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Suzi Faed

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Suzi Faed! We are grateful to welcome Suzi Faed to the blog to raise awareness to her important picture book, My Daddy is Different. This book draws upon the topical subject of mental illness, a very real and more commonly occurring situation for families to manage. Thanks for sharing your story, READ MORE

Fun Picture Books for Halloween 2019

Regardless of the origins and meanings behind Halloween, we just love the excitement and playfulness, and dare I say – innocence – behind this spooky and oftentimes, gory festival! And for little ones, dressing up, crafty decorations, and sweets make it one of the best events of the year. Today I’ll share some devilishly fun READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Stephanie Ward

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Stephanie Ward! We are excited to welcome author Stephanie Ward to our blog for this interview! Stephanie will be releasing her debut picture book into the world shortly, and it sounds absolutely heart-warming and utterly magical! Thanks, Stephanie, for introducing us to Arabella and the Magic Pencil! 🙂 About the Author READ MORE

When Little Worries are Big – for little people by Sonia Bestulic

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 A small worry for a child can manifest itself in almost unbearable ways. Expert children’s specialist, Sonia Bestulic, explains how her latest picture book, Kisses in Your Heart, can be used as a tool to help children manage their social and emotional skills. I have worked with hundreds of children and READ MORE

#BookReview: Kisses in Your Heart by Sonia Bestulic and Nancy Bevington

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Kisses in Your Heart, Sonia Bestulic (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, June 2019. Blurb: A bright, beautiful and empowering story to inspire little people to use the strength of love within. I close my eyes, and always know, Mum’s kisses follow where I go. A tender and simple bedtime READ MORE

Wouldn’t You LOVE the Chance to WIN Kisses in Your Heart?

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Let this book fill your heart with love and joy…  Plenty of loving kisses will melt into your heart once you read Kisses in Your Heart with your loved ones. So, follow your instincts and reach out for a chance to WIN your own copy of this beautiful story by Sonia READ MORE

Joining Incredible Forces – In Conversation with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day4 Sense the joy and warmth between these two creators in this joint interview between long-time, established author, Teena Raffa-Mulligan, and talented emerging illustrator, Amy Calautti. Do they ever disagree?! Hello, Teena and Amy! It’s a pleasure to speak with both of you. Congratulations on the release of your touching book, When READ MORE