Kiah Thomas – Putting her best foot forward Part 2

In Part One of this interview we saw how children’s author, Kiah Thomas, got her start writing for kids, and we got to know a bit about her current and upcoming picture books. In Part two Kiah talks about working with publishers, illustrators and book promotion (or not!). Kiah, in total, you will have four books READ MORE

Liz Ledden on Pitching her Story – Tulip and Brutus

We just adore celebrating rising stars on the blog, and today’s author is another exceptional one to watch out for! Liz Ledden – you may have heard her as one of the fabulous trio of the One More Page Podcast fame – is debuting her picture book, Tulip and Brutus, with Ford Street Publishing this READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Stephanie Ward

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Stephanie Ward! We are excited to welcome author Stephanie Ward to our blog for this interview! Stephanie will be releasing her debut picture book into the world shortly, and it sounds absolutely heart-warming and utterly magical! Thanks, Stephanie, for introducing us to Arabella and the Magic Pencil! 🙂 About the Author 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

From bookseller to book creator – Paul and Beth MacDonald

Paul Macdonald owns the award-winning The Children’s Bookshop, in Beecroft NSW, which has been a Sydney literary institution since 1971 (it’s the oldest specialist children’s bookshop in NSW).  Paul has been running the bookshop: selling books, supplying schools, running workshops, book clubs, literary events and a speaker’s agency, for the past 14 years. Beth MacDonald READ MORE

#BookReview: In the Shadow of an Elephant by Georgie Donaghey and Sandra Severgnini

In the Shadow of an Elephant, Georgie Donaghey (author), Sandra Severgnini (illus.), Little Pink Dog Books, May 2019. Blurb: One terrible night the ground rumbled, and dark shapes appeared in the distance. A cracking sound tore through the air. Lualani’s life was changed forever. ‘Don’t be afraid. I will look after you.’ Jabari reached out READ MORE

#BookReview: Kisses in Your Heart by Sonia Bestulic and Nancy Bevington

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Kisses in Your Heart, Sonia Bestulic (author), Nancy Bevington (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, June 2019. Blurb: A bright, beautiful and empowering story to inspire little people to use the strength of love within. I close my eyes, and always know, Mum’s kisses follow where I go. A tender and simple bedtime READ MORE

Wouldn’t You LOVE the Chance to WIN Kisses in Your Heart?

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Let this book fill your heart with love and joy…  Plenty of loving kisses will melt into your heart once you read Kisses in Your Heart with your loved ones. So, follow your instincts and reach out for a chance to WIN your own copy of this beautiful story by Sonia READ MORE

#BookReview: When the Moon is a Smile by Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 When the Moon is a Smile, Teena Raffa-Mulligan (author), Amy Calautti (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, June 2019. Blurb: “Don’t go, Daddy!” It’s the plea that tugs at the heart of every loving father whose child no longer shares his everyday life due to a relationship break-down. For a young child, accepting READ MORE

Smile! It’s the When the Moon is a Smile #BookGiveaway!

#whenthemoonisasmile #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Special bonds ought to be shared… Create some more beautiful memories with your loved ones with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Amy Calautti‘s heartwarming book, When the Moon is a Smile. Fill out the form below for your chance to WIN a paperback copy, courtesy of Daisy Lane Publishing! All you need to READ MORE