Book Review: Tintinnabula, by Margo Lanagan and Rovina Cai (illustrator)

Tintinnabula, Margo Lanagan and Rovina Cai, Hardie Grant Egmont, October 2017   From the publisher: In wild times and in wartime, in times of fear and illness, I go to Tintinnabula, where soft rains fall. Tintinnabula is a story about moving from discomfort to peace, from violence and uncertainty to a still, sure place. It READ MORE

#BookReview: Claire Malone Changes the World by Nadia L King and Alisa Knatko

Claire Malone Changes the World, Nadia L King (author), Alisa Knatko (illus.), Dixi Books, November 2019. Blurb: A new generation of children… They are not afraid of taking responsibilities any more, but they are rather keen on addressing problems. Claire is one of them. The moment she sees the broken swing and the cracked slide READ MORE

Featured Author: Sonia Bestulic

#kissesinyourheart #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 We’re delighted to be back with another blog tour as sweet at royal icing, with talented author, Sonia Bestulic; queen of speech, language, and music. So, welcome, one and all, to the #KissesinYourHeart #blogtour! Sydney born, Sonia Bestulic, grew up surrounded with the joy of wonderful books, a passion for writing READ MORE

Book Review: Barefoot Bea, by Heather Neilly and Ruth de Vos

Barefoot Bea, Heather Neilly and Ruth de Vos, Yellow Brick Books, 2019   From the publisher: Barefoot Bea hates wearing shoes. She sniffs her nose at a sandal, looks aghast at a gumboot and won’t suffer a sneaker. But when Bea’s parents decide to take radical action, their dynamic daughter comes up with an ingenious READ MORE

Book Review: Once, by Kate Forsyth and Krista Brennan

Once, Kate Forsyth and Krista Brennan, Wombat Books, April 2019   From the publisher:   Once A long time ago My grandmother’s grandmother Travelled far, far across the seas Over the rim of the world to where the stars were new   Kate Forsyth tells tales of her ancestors’ lives in Australia in this beautifully READ MORE

Book Review: Colouroos by Anna McGregor

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day3 Colouroos, Anna McGregor (author, illus.), Hachette Australia, Lothian Children’s Books, March 2019. Blurb: Deep in the heart of the Red Centre lived a mob of red kangaroos. During a long, hot drought, the thirsty roos went searching for water. When three different mobs of kangaroos come to the same waterhole, they READ MORE

Colour My World! It’s the Colouroos #BookGiveaway!

#colouroos #blogtour #booksontourpr #day2 Colour Me Pink, and Purple, and Green… Now WIN! Wouldn’t life be boring without colour? And life would definitely be boring without Anna McGregor‘s fabulously vibrant, diverse and quirky picture book in your world! Colouroos will light up any Aussie (and international) bookshelf, so we want to give you the chance READ MORE

Featured Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#theapostropheposse #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 Welcome to The Apostrophe Posse Blog Tour with Teena Raffa-Mulligan!  Magical storytelling can only come from someone who believes in the art of daydreaming, acute observation and finding magic in everyday things. Such a person exists in the form of the wonderfully quirky, versatile and passionate author that is Teena Raffa-Mulligan. READ MORE

The Quick Six Interview with Caz Goodwin

Welcome to The Quick Six Interview with Caz Goodwin! Caz Goodwin is an award-winning author who writes picture books, short stories, poetry and junior fiction for children. Her work has been published internationally and illustrated by Gus Gordon, Ashley King, Kerry Millard, Loo Joo Hong and others. She is also head of the Society of READ MORE

The Road to Self-Publishing by Jess Spencer

Guest Post by Jess Spencer Just Write For Kids is excited to welcome author Jess Spencer to the blog to give us her insights into the process of self-publishing her absolutely stunning book creations. Thanks, Jess! 🙂   Jess Spencer is a mum of two babes from Adelaide. She founded Adored Illustrations with the intention READ MORE