#BookReview: Ella at Eden New Girl by Laura Sieveking and Danielle McDonald

#BookReview: Ella at Eden #1: New Girl, Laura Sieveking (author), Danielle McDonald (illus.), Scholastic Australia, February 2020. Description: Ella has started at her new high school, and Eden College is everything she hoped it would be. She is getting to know her new friends and enjoying everything Eden has to offer. Until things start to READ MORE

#BookReview: Daisy Runs Wild by Caz Goodwin and Ashley King

Daisy Runs Wild, Caz Goodwin (author), Ashley King (illus.), Little Hare, March 2020 Blurb: What in the world was poor Jasper to do? Daisy kept running, so Jasper did too. Review: If you haven’t had your paws on the first rollicking title, Lazy Daisy (my review), then get scooting because you’ll need to be ready READ MORE

Book Review: Guts, by Raina Telgemeier

Guts, Raina Telgemeier, Scholastic, 2019   From the Publisher: Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it’s probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she’s dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Cori Brooke

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Cori Brooke! It is a great pleasure to have author Cori Brooke on the blog discussing her new picture book, Twelve Days of Kindness. A timely and important tale to remind us all of the value of friendship, family, togetherness, and of course, kindness. Thanks, Cori! 🙂 About the Author Cori READ MORE

#BookReview: Raymund and the Fear Monster by Megan Higginson and Ester de Boer

#raymundandthefearmonster #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Raymund and the Fear Monster, Megan Higginson (author), Ester de Boer (illus.), Blue Brumby Books, November 2019. Blurb: A monster that eats fear is terrorising Raymund’s village. Raymund is small and not very brave. Will Raymund be able to overcome his fear, defeat the monster and save his village? Review: Dedicated READ MORE

Never FEAR! It’s the Raymund and the Fear Monster #BookGiveaway!

#raymundandthefearmonster #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 NEVER FEAR! You have a CHANCE to WIN! Don’t let FEAR stop you in your tracks! ‘Raymund and the Fear Monster‘ is just the inspiration you need to FACE your own FEARS, so for a CHANCE to WIN a copy of this spectacular picture book of courage and resilience by Megan READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Kitty Black

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Kitty Black! We are delighted to welcome debut picture book author, Kitty Black here today to discuss her exuberant and funny fractured fairy-tale; ‘Who’s Afraid of the Quite Nice Wolf?’ (see our review here) Thanks, Kitty! 🙂 About the Author Kitty Black is a Children’s Author living in Perth, Western Australia. She READ MORE

Place for a Winner: Claire Zorn on No Place for an Octopus

It is always an honour to feature talented authors and illustrators on the blog. Today we welcome a multi award-winning novelist, awarded by prestigious associations including the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, the Children’s Book Council of Australia, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, and the Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards for her young adult and older 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

Liz Ledden on Pitching her Story – Tulip and Brutus

We just adore celebrating rising stars on the blog, and today’s author is another exceptional one to watch out for! Liz Ledden – you may have heard her as one of the fabulous trio of the One More Page Podcast fame – is debuting her picture book, Tulip and Brutus, with Ford Street Publishing this READ MORE