The Quick Six Interview with Jeremy Kalbstein on It’s Up to U!

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Jeremy Kalbstein! It’s a pleasure to welcome debut picture book author, Jeremy Kalbstein, to our blog, to discuss his important, relevant and engaging new title on cyber safety, It’s Up to U! This book has a deeply meaningful message that captures the raw emotions of sadness and isolation, experienced by the 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

The Quick Six Interview with Steve Heron on Ling Li’s Lantern

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Steve Heron! It’s a pleasure to welcome back author and children’s presenter, Steve Heron OAM to the blog, sharing his new picture book release that is full of beauty and wisdom, Ling Li’s Lantern; a book of compassion, challenge and true kindness. Thanks for being here, Steve! 🙂 About the Author 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

#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

#BookReview: Carly Mills; A New World by Jane Smith

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 #BookReview Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl: A New World, Jane Smith (author), Big Sky Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: I never can imagine that Almighty God sent females into the world to be cooks and housemaids all their days. Caroline Chisholm. Humanitarian, 1808 – 1877 It’s not easy coming to the city all 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

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

InterviewByBook with Finn’s Feather by Rachel Noble

Title: Finn’s Feather Author: Rachel Noble Illustrator: Zoey Abbott Publisher: Enchanted Lion (US) Genre: Fiction PB Age Range: 4 to 8   Dear Finn’s Feather, It’s an honour to welcome you to our #InterviewByBook questionnaire!   Let’s begin with ‘the plug’! Please tell us a bit about yourself in the most enticing way possible. I’m READ MORE

Author Article by Anne Helen Donnelly: Learning to Compromise

#OrisChristmas #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day3 What is compromise, and how do young children learn to manage the challenge between satisfying themselves and others at the same time? Anne, too, pondered this aspect of maturing awareness, and so her loveable Ori’s Christmas was born… PLUS, there’s a chance to WIN in our fabulous #bookgiveway! Learning to Compromise READ MORE