#BookReview and Interview: The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn by Kate Gordon

The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn, Kate Gordon (author), Rachel Tribout (illus.), UQP, September 2020. From the publisher: A lonely orphan called Wonder Quinn yearns for a friend in this enchanting tale celebrating friendship, bravery and the importance of staying true to yourself. Wonder Quinn lives in the attic of Direleafe Hall with only a gloomy READ MORE

How Can Kids Help with Climate Change? Article by Elizabeth Mary Cummings

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 The harsh realities of the world turned into positive affirmations and interpretations. Thank you for this deeply insightful and empowering article to save our future, Elizabeth! xx I want a child who can change the world, a child who can believe, a child who is full of hope and energy and READ MORE

#BookReview: Rain Shaker by Elizabeth Mary Cummings and Cheri Hughes

#rainshaker #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview: Rain Shaker, Elizabeth Mary Cummings (author), Cheri Hughes (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, October 2020. Blurb: When Erin finds a snow-shaker she embarks on a magical journey of possibility. In a world of droughts and floods where water won’t behave, Erin’s imagination shakes things up and shows her she can help READ MORE

#BookReview: Not Too Far From My Back Door by Tania Louise Smith

#nottoofarfrommybackdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Not Too Far From My Back Door, Tania Louise Smith (author), Archv Art (illus.), Tania Louise Smith Publishing, November 2019. Blurb: An empowering self discovery book for big and little feelings experienced by little and big people, heard through the voices of mother nature. Review: Melodic and expressive illustrations pair 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

Little Pink Dog Books Titles to Love – Picture Book Reviews

With gratitude we accept these beautiful titles from Little Pink Dog Books to feature on the blog; showcasing enormous talents in the authors and illustrators that created them. One thing is certain – they are all sumptuously heart-warming stories, and a little fun, adventure and possibility don’t go astray either. Four latest picture books to READ MORE

#BookReview: Hadamar: The House of Shudders by Jason K Foster

Hadamar: The House of Shudders, Jason K. Foster (text), Big Sky Publishing, May 2019. Blurb: A bastard, a shame, a national disgrace. Nazi Germany is ruled by Hitler’s barbaric policies of racial cleansing. Ingrid Marchand’s only sin was to be born black. Horrifying institutions like Hadamar are where the undesirables – including the mentally and READ MORE

BOOK REVIEW: At The End Of Holyrood Lane

At the End of Holyrood Lane, Dimity Powell (author), Nicky Johnston (illus.), EK Books, 2018 Synopsis: Flick is just like any other youngster. She loves to chase butterflies and jump in autumn leaves. But life at the end of Holyrood Lane is often violent and unpredictable due to the constant storms that plague her home, READ MORE

The Forever Kid Downloadable Activities

#theforeverkid #blogtour #booksontour #day7 The Forever Kid Downloadable Activities Themes in The Forever Kid, other than grief and remembrance, include family bonding, imagination and finding hope. We’re taking these themes and incorporating them into some fun educational activities that focus on literacy, spatial awareness and creativity.  Literacy – The Forever Kid Wordsearch. Find the listed READ MORE

Character QandA with Edie from Finding Granny

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day6 Learn the Art to Coping with Change with Edie. Although only a young child, Edie shows great resilience after her beloved Granny suffers from a stroke. Today she’s here to share her feelings and provide readers the insights to dealing with challenging situations such as this. It’s an absolute pleasure to READ MORE