A Poetic Delight: Marg Gibbs and Margeaux Davis on Goose at the Gate

Goose at the Gate: Poems for Children, is a blended whimsical, magical, tender, playful and adventurous collection of delightfully endearing poems, dedicated to Marg Gibbs‘ grandchildren, and written for children of all ages, far and wide. With her own beautiful collages, and combined with the delicious watercolour illustrations of Margeaux Davis, the pair deliver a READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Chelsea Davies on Come Home Ella

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Chelsea Davies! We are thrilled to welcome author, Chelsea Davies to the blog, to talk about her new book (based on personal experience) of waiting for a premature baby to come home; an important and beautifully told story for families in similar situations. ‘Come Home Ella’ is a highly emotive story READ MORE

Focus on Language Development: Tips for Caregivers by Marg Gibbs

#jaspersjumbledupwords #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 We thank Marg Gibbs for providing some solid tips and background information for caregivers on the development of language and speech in young children. Her picture book, Jasper’s Jumbled up Words, is a wonderful sounding board for understanding the emotions associated with learning this new skill, and is also a beautiful READ MORE

In Conversation with Marg Gibbs on Jasper’s Jumbled up Words

#jaspersjumbledupwords #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 It’s a pleasure to speak with Marg Gibbs, about a topic that stemmed from experiences close to her heart – her grand children and their journey with language and speech, and how this led to the publication of her endearing and uplifting picture book, Jasper’s Jumbled up Words. Lovely to talk READ MORE

#BookReview: Jasper’s Jumbled up Words by Marg Gibbs and Emma Stuart

#jaspersjumbledupwords #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Jasper’s Jumbled up Words, Marg Gibbs (author), Emma Stuart (illus.), M J Gibbs Publisher, July 2020.   Blurb: Jasper’s Jumbled up Words is a gentle story about a young boy who wants to be understood. ‘In Jasper’s head strange sounds bubble, but in his mouth the words get caught and READ MORE

Unjumble Jasper’s Jumbled up Words for a Chance to WIN!

#jaspersjumbledupwords #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2  A bit of fun to inspire language! Do you have a little one in your life, like Jasper, who is inspired by the gift of language and speech to express their thoughts and wishes, or someone who might benefit from a heart-warming family story that gives them the courage and confidence READ MORE

Presenting Marg Gibbs and Jasper’s Jumbled up Words

#jaspersjumbledupwords #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 Welcome to another wonderful book campaign with Just Write For Kids and Books On Tour PR & Marketing, presenting an utterly endearing and heartfelt tale with a strong family connection and a message of hope and triumph in developing language skills for young children. The talented author and poet, Marg J READ MORE

Book Review: Wrestle! By Maya Newell, Charlotte Mars, and Gus Skattebol-James, illustrated by Tom Jellett

  Wrestle! By Maya Newell, Charlotte Mars, and Gus Skattebol-James, illustrated by Tom Jellett, Allen and Unwin, 2019. From the publisher: I love wrestling. When I grow up, I want to be just like my wrestling heroes: big and tough, with really huge muscles. The only problem is, my mums don’t like fighting… A funny READ MORE

Mother’s Day Beauties 2020

Mother’s Day may look a little different this year, but no less filled with love, warmth and the joy our families bring to our hearts. Here are a few titles that are perfect for sharing with loved ones, swelling with comfort and spreading tingles in the most glorious of ways. Lola and Grandpa, Ashling Kwok READ MORE

Lola and Grandpa Nature Frame Craft

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes in Lola and Grandpa of creating long-lasting memories, discovering the beauty of nature and loving relationships, today we are going to produce our own nature frame – with a photo of someone special, to give to someone special. Children will be able to reflect on their READ MORE