The Quick Six Interview with Leigh Hardingham on Three Dancing Frogs

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Leigh Hardingham! It’s a real honour to welcome singer-songwriter and children’s author to the blog – Leigh Hardingham! Leigh’s new release, Three Dancing Frogs, is a joyful celebration of the Australian bush, stunningly illustrated by the talented Patrick Shirvington. Let’s learn a little more about this lyrical dance of words and READ MORE

#BookReview and #AuthorInterview: In My Dreams with Stef Gemmill

#BookReview and #AuthorInterview In My Dreams, Stef Gemmill (author), Tanja Stephani (illus.), New Frontier Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: A child’s dream takes him on a fantastic journey as he sleeps at night. He finds fruit flavoured rainbows, makes mischief with monkeys, flies his dragon to faraway places and chases the night shadows away. An imaginative READ MORE

Show and Tell with Kaye Baillie

It’s been a big year for children’s author Kaye Baillie. She has recently released not one, but two picture books into the world! In this interview she tells us about her new books and shares with us a wealth of industry experience that spans years writing for the educational and trade market. Kaye has generously READ MORE

#BookReview: Boo Loves Books by Kaye Baillie and Tracie Grimwood

#BookReview Boo Loves Books, Kaye Baillie (author), Tracie Grimwood (illus.), New Frontier Publishing, May 2020. Blurb: Some dogs are shy and anxious, and so are some children. Can Boo and Phoebe turn their fears into a positive experience? A book that celebrates the joy of reading. Review: Boo Loves Books touched us so deeply we 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

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

The Quick Six Interview with Kitty Black

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Kitty Black! We are delighted to welcome debut picture book author, Kitty Black here today to discuss her exuberant and funny fractured fairy-tale; ‘Who’s Afraid of the Quite Nice Wolf?’ (see our review here) Thanks, Kitty! 🙂 About the Author Kitty Black is a Children’s Author living in Perth, Western Australia. She 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

SPECIAL Competition News!

Hey, Pitch It! folks! We are fully underway with our second annual Pitch It! Competition for Australian children’s writers, and wow, the entries are certainly impressive so far! Well done! Today’s SPECIAL COMPETITION NEWS serves as an encouraging piece of inspiration that by taking a chance, having the initiative and putting your best self forward READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Stef Gemmill

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Stef Gemmill! It’s wonderful to welcome Stef Gemmill back to our blog! Stef won our first Pitch It! Competition for writers in 2018, and guest blogged about her publication journey here. She is a rising star with multiple publications to be released in a short space of time. Today we are READ MORE