Educational Activity: Re-Creating Scenes from Carly Mills

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 With respect to the themes of women’s rights, adventure, immigration, social philanthropy, communities in the past and present, Australian history and people of influence in Jane Smith’s Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl series, we will be exploring scenes from the book, A New World and re-creating some of what it was like READ MORE

The Remarkable Jane Smith on Remarkable Women in History

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 We’re thrilled to be able to ask Jane Smith more questions about her fun and fascinating series, Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl, its personal meaning, the representation and development of the real and fictional characters, and even tips on utilising the books as resources for its audience. Thanks for your insights, Jane! 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

Knitting is not enough by Jane Smith

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Jane Smith reveals where her character, Carly Mills, came from, her role in honouring our Australian pioneering women, and why their contributions of the past have been, and still are, so important to the future of younger generations. Jane has truly brought history to life – thank you! ‘Live life when READ MORE

Making the World a Better Place with the Carly Mills #BookGiveaway!

#CarlyMillsANewWorld #blogcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 Making the World a Better Place **COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** If we can learn anything from current and historical events it’s how the power of leadership can change the world. It takes someone with courage, kindness, and a vision to make a difference. And in Carly Mills: A New World, it’s the READ MORE

Featured Author: Jane Smith Presents Carly Mills: A New World

#carlymillsanewworld #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 We’ve been looking forward to looking back with Carly Mills for a while, and now the time has come! Award-winning author, Jane Smith, is showcasing what will be a most memorable moment in history with this book campaign, as we are presented the most fascinating and exciting insights to the world READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Penny Tangey

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Penny Tangey! Introducing the talented, and funny, author, Penny Tangey to the blog, to discuss her new middle-grade novel, As Fast As I Can; an amusing tale of resilience, acceptance and dreaming big. Welcome, Penny! 🙂 About the Author PENNY TANGEY writes humorous books for young people. Her most recent book, READ MORE

#BookReview: League of Llamas Books 1 and 2 by Aleesah Darlison

#BookReview: League of Llamas #1: The Golden Llama, League of Llamas #2: Llama Impossible, Aleesah Darlison (author), Simon Greiner (illus.), Penguin, March 2020. Blurb – The Golden Llama: The League of Llamas is on a mission to save the world! And – if Agent Phillipe Llamar can stop looking at his luxurious fringe in every READ MORE

#BookReview: Ella at Eden New Girl by Laura Sieveking and Danielle McDonald

#BookReview: Ella at Eden #1: New Girl, Laura Sieveking (author), Danielle McDonald (illus.), Scholastic Australia, February 2020. Description: Ella has started at her new high school, and Eden College is everything she hoped it would be. She is getting to know her new friends and enjoying everything Eden has to offer. Until things start to READ MORE

Book Review: Esme’s Gift by Elizabeth Foster

#BookReview: Esme’s Gift (Book 2), Elizabeth Foster, Odyssey Books, November 2019 Blurb: Terror was within. Terror was without. Like her mother, she was at the water’s mercy. In the enchanted world of Aeolia, fifteen-year-old Esme Silver faces her hardest task yet. She must master her unruly Gift – the power to observe the past – READ MORE