Author Tania Louise Smith on Nurturing Children’s Health

Tania Louise Smith has kindly shared this insightful piece with Just Write For Kids readers, discussing the challenging and seemingly escalating topic of mental health in children. As an author and social worker in child protection, Tania has written an empowering story incorporating coping strategies to deal with trauma and adversity; ‘Not Too Far From READ MORE

A Fierce Duo – Speaking with Megan Higginson and Ester de Boer

#raymundandthefearmonster #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 A collaborative relationship made in heaven! The inner and working strengths of both author Megan Higginson and illustrator Ester de Boer are certainly ones to be admired, and inspired by. No doubt bringing a picture book such as this, via the self-publishing route, is a challenge in itself. But these super READ MORE

#BookReview: Raymund and the Fear Monster by Megan Higginson and Ester de Boer

#raymundandthefearmonster #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Raymund and the Fear Monster, Megan Higginson (author), Ester de Boer (illus.), Blue Brumby Books, November 2019. Blurb: A monster that eats fear is terrorising Raymund’s village. Raymund is small and not very brave. Will Raymund be able to overcome his fear, defeat the monster and save his village? Review: Dedicated READ MORE

Never FEAR! It’s the Raymund and the Fear Monster #BookGiveaway!

#raymundandthefearmonster #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 NEVER FEAR! You have a CHANCE to WIN! Don’t let FEAR stop you in your tracks! ‘Raymund and the Fear Monster‘ is just the inspiration you need to FACE your own FEARS, so for a CHANCE to WIN a copy of this spectacular picture book of courage and resilience by Megan READ MORE

Double Interview PLUS Cover Reveal with Sharon Giltrow and Katrin Dreiling

Welcome to a special DOUBLE #TheQuickSixInterview with Sharon Giltrow and Katrin Dreiling! PLUS! The Cover Reveal – see it here FIRST! We are delighted to share a very special, never-before-seen feature here on the blog! Whilst we have not one, but TWO fabulous interviews lined up with author Sharon Giltrow and illustrator Katrin Dreiling, they READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Suzi Faed

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Suzi Faed! We are grateful to welcome Suzi Faed to the blog to raise awareness to her important picture book, My Daddy is Different. This book draws upon the topical subject of mental illness, a very real and more commonly occurring situation for families to manage. Thanks for sharing your story, READ MORE

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