Catherine Pelosi – The Perfect Formula Part 3

Congratulations to Catherine Pelosi who launched her new picture book, Something for Fleur in August! Judging by the social media pics, it looks like such fun, complete with with Fleur and Bo cupcakes! Yum! Wish I was there! This is part three of my interview with Catherine, and we look at the author’s role in promoting READ MORE

Catherine Pelosi – The Perfect Formula Part 1

Today I welcome Catherine Pelosi to the JWFK blog. Catherine’s mid-grade novel about science and inventions, Quark’s Academy, was released earlier this year and she was invited to speak about it recently at an international festival in the United Arab Emirates! Her picture book, Something For Fleur is released next month (check out the invitation READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with Cinnamon Stevens by Pauline Hosking

Title: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light Author: Pauline Hosking Illustrator: Kat Chadwick Publisher: Lilly Pilly Publishing Genre: mystery/detective novel Age Range: 9-12 Book Description: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light is a fun, crime/detective novel for readers 9+, written by Pauline Hosking, illustrated by Kat Chadwick and published in partnership with Lilly Pilly Press. It’s the READ MORE

InterviewByBook with Maximus by Steve Heron

Title: Maximus Author: Steve Heron Illustrator: Tash Macfarlane Publisher: Serenity Press Genre: Middle Grade Age Range: Nine to twelve-year-olds Synopsis: Sometimes you need a special friend to give you wings… Eleven-year-old Mitch is a regular kid who argues about cleaning his room, thinks his younger sister is a pain, and enjoys hanging out with his READ MORE

InterviewByBook with The Teachers are in Trouble by Matthew Hartley

Title: The Teachers are in Trouble and Other Rhymes Author: Matthew Hartley Illustrator: Lori Escobar Publisher: Book Beetle Publishing Genre: Poetry Age Range: 8 – 12 Book Description: Matthew Hartley’s book, The Teachers are in Trouble and Other Rhymes, is sure to make you laugh out loud. In these pages you’ll find the King of Burps, READ MORE

The Howling Sands: An Excerpt

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day4 Enjoy a piece of the magic… Karen Hughes has generously provided us with an excerpt from The Howling Sands; an intense moment when Kai has been taken by the wind spirits. Kai ate his bread and cheese, while the four wind spirits argued over what to do next. North wanted take him straight READ MORE

Kalika Magic Quadruple #BookGiveaway

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day2 It’s a QUADRUPLE #BookGiveaway! FOUR BOOKS! FOUR PRIZES! You’ll definitely want a chance to WIN an extraordinary major prize of the entire Kalika Magic series (Books 1 – 4), or one of three (3) minor prizes of Emerald Child by talented author, Karen Hughes! To enter, simply tell us who you’d READ MORE

Review: The Howling Sands by Karen Hughes

#TheHowlingSands #BooksOnTour #BlogBlast #Day1 We’re thrilled to run this blog blast with Karen Hughes and her exciting middle-grade novel, The Howling Sands! We hope you get swept up in the magic with us! 🙂 Kalika Magic: The Howling Sands, Karen Hughes (author), November 2017. Synopsis: One hundred years ago, the mysterious Veladin vanished into the READ MORE

It’s Like a Fantasy Come True: Interview with Elizabeth Foster

#EsmesWish #BooksOnTour #BlogBlitz #Day3 Just Write For Kids and Books On Tour are excited to have the talented debut novelist, Elizabeth Foster sharing her insights about her sensational fantasy adventure, Esme’s Wish (review). Once displeased by the undesired nickname, Dizzy Lizzy, Elizabeth now regards her daydreaming as central to her writing. Glad to find out READ MORE

Esme’s Wish: The Winding Road to Publication by Elizabeth Foster

#EsmesWish #BooksOnTour #BlogBlitz #Day2 Elizabeth Foster generously shares her journey to publication with us today for her Esme’s Wish blog tour. See how she found a publishing home that perfectly fits her book’s unique crossover between age range and unobstrusive yet beguiling themes. Thanks, Elizabeth! ☺️ If you’re an aspiring author, no doubt you’ve heard READ MORE