#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

The Quick Six Interview with Carolyn Martinez on Pelican’t Do It

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Carolyn Martinez! It’s a pleasure to welcome back to the blog, author and editor, Carolyn Martinez to discuss her new picture book, Pelican’t Do It; a heart-warming tale of self-identity and family dynamics. Nice to learn more about your new book, Carolyn! 🙂 About the Author Cate Sawyer (aka Carolyn Martinez) 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

Show and Tell with Kate Simpson

Many thanks to my guest, today, children’s author, Kate Simpson, who is the guinea pig for my restyled interview format – Show and Tell. And given Kate’s background in science, I’m predicting that she’s happy to be part of my experiment! So, this is how it works: I ask Kate to SHOW us her books and READ MORE

#BookReview: Daisy Runs Wild by Caz Goodwin and Ashley King

Daisy Runs Wild, Caz Goodwin (author), Ashley King (illus.), Little Hare, March 2020 Blurb: What in the world was poor Jasper to do? Daisy kept running, so Jasper did too. Review: If you haven’t had your paws on the first rollicking title, Lazy Daisy (my review), then get scooting because you’ll need to be ready READ MORE