Book Review: As Fast as I Can by Penny Tangey

As Fast as I Can, Penny Tangey, University of Queensland Press, 2020   From the publisher: One girl. One dream. A few hurdles. Ten-year-old Vivian is determined to win a medal at the Olympic Games one day. Problem is, she hasn’t found a sport she’s any good at yet. But everyone says if you work READ MORE

#BookReview: Max Booth Future Sleuth #5: Chip Blip by Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview Max Booth Future Sleuth #5; Chip Blip, Cameron Macintosh (author), Dave Atze (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, July 2020.   Blurb: WHAT USE IS A CHIP THAT YOU CAN’T EAT? MAX IS ABOUT TO FIND OUT! Max and his robo-dog, Oscar, are baffled by the discovery of a tiny device READ MORE

Bluggsville Bulletin Newsflash! Exclusive Interview with Max and Oscar

#maxboothfuturesleuth #chipblip #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 EXCLUSIVE NEWS! We’re thrilled to have collaborated with the reporter, aka Cameron Macintosh, at the Bluggsville Bulletin to bring you this insightful and eye-opening interview with none other than Max Booth and Oscar B Beaglebot about their time in 2424 when they discovered the microchip ID that belonged to the READ MORE

A Winning Interview with Penny Harris and Winnie Zhou

#ginnieandpinney #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 What a privilege it is to welcome both award-winning animator and author, Penny Harris, and talented illustrator and multimedia developer, Winnie Zhou to the blog to discuss their innovative and highly developed new series for early years children; Ginnie & Pinney ‘Learn and Grow‘! Thanks for coming along, ladies! 🙂 Thanks, READ MORE

Talented Author Illustrator Chloe Jasmine Harris Shares Her Story, Henry Turnip

We are delighted to welcome talented author – illustrator, Chloe Jasmine Harris, to our blog! I was lucky enough to receive a review copy of her latest release, Henry Turnip, and instantly fell in love with her vibrant, sweet and playful illustration style, and a story that is so relatable – it truly speaks volumes READ MORE

The Battle: Fear Fighting Tasks for Young Battlers

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Drawing on the themes of overcoming fear and anxiety, bravery, friendship, perception and positive thinking in Ashling Kwok and Cara King’s The Battle, we will be focusing on some fun and effective strategies to guide children along the path to triumphing over their battles. Students will be able to identify their READ MORE

Character Q&A with Edward from The Battle

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 What a delight to welcome the star of The Battle – Edward – to talk to us about his inner thoughts and feelings on ‘battling’ his fears, and he also gives some great tips for other ‘knights’ anticipating the school day. Thanks so much, Edward! Edward, it’s a pleasure to talk READ MORE

#BookReview: The Battle by Ashling Kwok and Cara King

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview The Battle, Ashling Kwok (author), Cara King (illus.), EK Books, June 2020. Blurb: Edward is anxious about starting knight school. It’s sure to be terrifying with all those ogres and dragons about! So he puts on his armour, and prepares for battle. But what if he has more in common READ MORE

#BookGiveaway! Prepare to WIN The Battle!

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Prepare to WIN ‘The Battle’! *BOOK GIVEAWAY COMPETITION NOW CLOSED* Do you have a young school-goer struggling with the challenge of preparing for the day? Does wearing a ‘suit of armour’ seem to be holding them back? In The Battle, young Edward faces the same anxieties, but with a little switch READ MORE

Book Profile: Taking The Battle On Tour

#thebattle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1   We are absolutely delighted to welcome back talented author, Ashling Kwok, for another spectacular book campaign! It wasn’t long ago she introduced us to the loveable, Lola and Grandpa (see it all here). This week, we present The Battle (illustrated by Cara King); a valuable and sensitive tale of learning READ MORE