Dino-Riffic Educational Activities for Fossil Frenzy

#theadamsonadventures #fossilfrenzy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr There is HUGE learning potential in Sandra Bennett’s Fossil Frenzy in terms of literacy and science understandings for children in the middle grade age bracket. In these engaging activities, students will use their hypothesising, analysing and fine motor skills to uncover scientific discoveries with regard to Australian dinosaurs and the formation READ MORE

#BookReview: The Adamson Adventures Fossil Frenzy by Sandra Bennett

#theadamsonadventures #fossilfrenzy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview Fossil Frenzy; The Adamson Adventures 3, Sandra Bennett (author), Rosella Ridge Books, November 2020. Blurb: In the drought-stricken present, the only hope is buried in the past. Devastated by the effects of the drought on the family farm, rock collector and all-round science buff, Zac, has a plan. Along with READ MORE

It’s a #BookGiveaway Frenzy! WIN a Journey of Discovery into the Past

#theadamsonadventures #fossilfrenzy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Give us your best ROAR for a CHANCE to WIN! The Adamson Adventures; Fossil Frenzy is an un-putdownable tale of suspense and adventure, combined with big teeth and big heart! For your CHANCE to WIN this exciting middle-grade chapter book, all you need to do is give us your best ‘ROAR!’ You will be in the running READ MORE

It’s Roarsome to Meet Sandra Bennett on the Fossil Frenzy Tour!

#fossilfrenzy #theadamsonadventures #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We’re so excited to have Sandra Bennett join us to celebrate her newly released, thrilling adventure middle-grade title, Fossil Frenzy; the third in the Adamson Adventures series. Following her books, Secrets Hidden Below (shortlisted in the Speech Pathology of Australia Book of the Year Awards 2019, and longlisted in the Sisters READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Steven Herrick on Zoe, Max and the Bicycle Bus

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Steven Herrick! We are delighted to welcome award-winning author Steven Herrick to the blog to talk about his recent middle grade fiction, Zoe, Max and the Bicycle Bus! This funny, uplifting verse novel celebrates freedom, creativity and friendship that will have you smiling and taking straight to the outdoors… on bikes! Thank READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition 2020

Well, now this is exciting! The Pitch It! Competition is back for its third year running! And the team at Just Write For Kids Australia are deliriously overjoyed to share the new developments this year! If you’re like most writers, you’re probably itching for the chance to skip the slush pile and get your manuscript READ MORE

Writing About Non-Fiction: Educational Tasks for Children and Adults!

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 Being able to attract young readers to read and write about non-fiction, biographical accounts requires certain elements. According to Toni Brisland, author of the fascinating middle grade book about the life of celebrated novelist, Patrick White, there needs to a mix of quirkiness and fun thrown in to the facts. Today, READ MORE

A Flawless Read: Interview with Toni Brisland

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 What interesting facts did Toni Brisland find out about Patrick White whilst researching the award-winning author? How does his writing inspire her own? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our fascinating interview! Enjoy! 🙂 Congratulations on the release of your inspirational graphic novel for middle graders, Patrick READ MORE

Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature, Patrick White

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 We thank author, Toni Brisland, for sharing her passion and research into the life of ‘Australia’s only Nobel Laureate for Literature’; Patrick White. Her findings are remarkable, just like the man himself – a person of great humility and honour. Thanks, Toni, for teaching us more about this phenomenal Australian icon READ MORE

#BookReview: Patrick White by Toni Brisland and Anastasia Popp

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Patrick White, Toni Brisland (author), Anastasia Popp (illus.), Little Steps Publishing, August 2020. Blurb: Patrick White wanted to be a writer when no one thought he should! This remarkable man, remembered for how poetically he described the Australian landscape and people in his many novels and plays, is the only READ MORE