The Quick Six Interview with Kerry Malone

Welcome to The Quick Six Interview with Kerry Malone! Kerry Malone is a Canberra-based children’s author. Her picture book You can do it Joey! was released in 2015 and her new chapter book, Sophie Makes New Friends is now available. Sophie’s stories were inspired by some of Kerry’s experiences. She first started wearing glasses when READ MORE

Reliving the History of the Max Booth Stamp Safari Blog Tour

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day10 What an exciting quest to boggle the mind with infinite and unreal possibilities! The Max Booth Stamp Safari Blog Tour has been a marvellous expedition in and across the blogosphere and way, way into the future. Cameron Macintosh has most definitely ensnared our imaginations and given us some thought-provoking facets READ MORE

Book Review: Max Booth Future Sleuth: Stamp Safari by Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Max Booth Future Sleuth: Stamp Safari, Cameron Macintosh (author), Dave Atze (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, August 2018. Blurb: A tiny piece of paper from the year 2019 might not sound very interesting to most people. But Max and Oscar – Bluggsville’s sharpest sleuths – aren’t most people! Max has a READ MORE

Be a Future Sleuth and WIN!

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day2 📼📱📮 C’mon Future Sleuthers! It’s a MASSIVE  #BookGiveaway 📼📱📮 Put your best sleuthing skills to work because we are giving you the chance to conceptualise the most amazing, technologically advanced gadgets of the future! And you could WIN not one, not two, but three – yes, THREE books in the READ MORE

Book Review: The Pyramid Puzzle, Starring Olive Black

The Pyramid Puzzle, Starring Olive Black, Alex Miles (author), Maude Guesne (illus.), Affirm Press, 2018 Synopsis: Olive jet-sets all the way to Egypt for her latest blockbuster. She’s starring as a junior archaeologist who uncovers ancient secrets. But it’s the mystery she’s digging up at school that’s truly puzzling. With the help of the naughtiest READ MORE

InterviewByBook with Sam’s Surfboard Showdown by Allayne Webster

Title: Sam’s Surfboard Showdown Authors: Allayne L. Webster and Amanda S. Clarke Illustrator: Amanda S. Clarke (debut illustrator) Publisher: Omnibus Scholastic Genre: Contemporary, realism Age Range: Junior Fiction ISBN: 978-1-74299-189-4 Book Description:  Who is the best cook in town? And who will win that surfboard? Ten year old Sam Sumner is the best sportsman at READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Jenny Woolsey

Title: Land of Britannica Author: Jenny Woolsey Publisher: Pearls of Wisdom Press Genre: Junior Fiction/Allegory/Fantasy Age Group: 9-12 years Please tell us a bit of what your book is about. Twelve-year-old Brittney is upset her parents have split up and she wants them back together. After Dad introduces his girlfriend to Brittney and her brothers, READ MORE

A New Eco-Fantasy Adventure from Karen Tyrrell

Just Write a For Kids are thrilled to welcome back resilience and anti-bullying author expert, Karen Tyrrell! Her current blog tour includes the sequel to the fabulous Song Bird Superhero; introducing the ‘un-bee-lieveable’ The Battle of Bug World! REVIEW: Song Bird: The Battle of Bug World, Karen Tyrrell (author), Digital Future Press, 2017 Synopsis: A superstorm READ MORE

Review of the the Latest in the Ottoline Series by Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell

Ottoline and the Purple Fox, Chris Riddell (author/illustrator), Pan Macmillan, 2016 Synopsis: Ottoline and Mr Munroe love puzzles, clues and mysteries. One day, they meet an enigmatic purple fox, who offers to take them on a night-time urban safari. The fox shows them all the hidden animals of the city and Ottoline makes notes on READ MORE

Review: A fun-filled junior fiction sports series suitable for kids of all abilities

Ball Stars: The Bench Warmers, David Lawrence (author), James Hart (illus.), Random House, 2017 Synopsis:  Meet the Bench Warmers – Danny, Crystal, Angie, Omyr, Leanne and Cody. They’re the new basketball players at Robdale Primary and according to hot shot Greg ‘The Goat’ McGriffin, they don’t have a chance of winning a lunchtime game. But READ MORE