#BookReview: The Big Old Rambutan Tree by Kathy Creamer

#BookReview The Big Old Rambutan Tree, Kathy Creamer (author, illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2020. Blurb: From the flames of the burning rainforest, an extraordinary bond of friendship ignites between a savage tiger and a gentle orangutan, as they both struggle to survive in their fast diminishing habitat. Review: With all net proceeds being READ MORE

Mother’s Day Beauties 2020

Mother’s Day may look a little different this year, but no less filled with love, warmth and the joy our families bring to our hearts. Here are a few titles that are perfect for sharing with loved ones, swelling with comfort and spreading tingles in the most glorious of ways. Lola and Grandpa, Ashling Kwok READ MORE

Lola and Grandpa Nature Frame Craft

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes in Lola and Grandpa of creating long-lasting memories, discovering the beauty of nature and loving relationships, today we are going to produce our own nature frame – with a photo of someone special, to give to someone special. Children will be able to reflect on their READ MORE

Treasure Every Moment: Article by Ashling Kwok

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 The story of Lola and Grandpa is one that resonates with many, on various and personal levels. It is a special tale of an unbreakable bond between a little girl and her grandfather, which, despite the sad loss, will always be treasured and remembered in her heart. Author Ashling Kwok delves READ MORE

Together in Interview: Ashling Kwok and Yvonne Low

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 We’re thrilled to share this interview with you all! The working relationship between author and illustrator is always an interesting one to learn about; from the inner workings of the minds to what resonates most in relation to the story and the process. We thank Ashling Kwok and Yvonne Low for READ MORE

#BookReview: Lola and Grandpa by Ashling Kwok and Yvonne Low

#LolaandGrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview: Lola and Grandpa, Ashling Kwok (author), Yvonne Low (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2020. Blurb: Every Sunday Lola visits her Grandpa. They spend the day exploring the universe and teaching each other about the world. But then one day everything changes. Grandpa isn’t there anymore. Lola struggles to deal READ MORE

Lola and Grandpa #BookGiveaway to Brighten Your Day!

#lolaandgrandpa #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 This will brighten your day! **COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** Don’t you think this is the perfect time to stop and admire, and learn from the beauty of nature? Isn’t this a time like no other, where long-lasting memories are created, shared with the ones you love most? Well, we think this book READ MORE

Featured: Author Ashling Kwok and Illustrator Yvonne Low Present Lola and Grandpa

#lolaandgrandpa #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 We just love ‘firsts’, and we couldn’t be prouder to showcase these talented debut picture book creators for the first time at JWFK and Books On Tour PR & Marketing! Presenting author and freelance journalist, Ashling Kwok, and illustrator and artist, Yvonne Low and their new, beautiful book, Lola and Grandpa! READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition Winners 2019

Just Write For Kids Australia held its second annual writing competition for Australian writers of children’s literature throughout September this year. The aim was to forward a pitch for a manuscript to a publisher that is focused, concise and appealing; showcasing a strength in voice, marketability and writing ability. Our judging panel meticulously analysed each READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition Longlists 2019

Wowsers! What a task the Pitch It! Competition team have had this year! This is the second year of running the competition and we are absolutely delighted with its increased reach, enthusiasm and support from the kidlit community. Thank you to everyone who put in the time and effort to enter their pitches! Our team READ MORE