Featured Author: Jason K. Foster

#hadamarthehouseofshudders #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We’re more than thrilled to welcome a new face to our blog with a gripping book campaign, featuring author – teacher, Jason K. Foster and his latest harrowing, new novel for young adults, Hadamar: The House of Shudders. WARNING! Prepare yourselves for an emotive and profound piece of history brought to light. 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

Bruno’s Downloadable Literacy Activities

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day6 Bruno’s Literacy Activities Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush has a plethora of literacy and language connections to explore. From alliteration to finding the definitions of Aussie slang, and discovering language conventions in the book like adjectives / nouns / verbs. Here are a few educational ideas to follow READ MORE

InterviewByBook with Bubbles and Puddles by Michelle Wanasundera

Title: Bubbles and Puddles Author: Michelle Wanasundera Illustrator: Thana-one Yazaw Publisher: Lilly Pilly Publishing Genre: Short Story / Poetry Collection Age Range: 4+ Book Description: Little ones eyes are full of wonder for their new world – it’s exciting, beautiful and fun but can be a big place full of unknowns!  These 12 rhymes were READ MORE

InterviewByBook with The Teachers are in Trouble by Matthew Hartley

Title: The Teachers are in Trouble and Other Rhymes Author: Matthew Hartley Illustrator: Lori Escobar Publisher: Book Beetle Publishing Genre: Poetry Age Range: 8 – 12 Book Description: Matthew Hartley’s book, The Teachers are in Trouble and Other Rhymes, is sure to make you laugh out loud. In these pages you’ll find the King of Burps, READ MORE

#InterviewByBook with June Perkins

Title: Magic Fish Dreaming Author: June Perkins Illustrator: Helene Magisson Publisher: Gumbootspearlz Press Genre: Poetry ISBN: ISBN 9780980731187 DETAILS ON BOOK: Paper back. 17 poems, 48 pages in total, title index, 2 sections, 210mm X 284mm, extensive educational notes and suggested activities available. Age Group: 4 and up, for independent readers 8 and up Please tell READ MORE

Review: Magic Fish Dreaming by June Perkins

Magic Fish Dreaming, June Perkins (author), Helene Magisson (illus.), Gumbootspearlz Press, 2016. “Listen to the fish. Listen to the water. Listen to the moonlight. Watch the twinkle, twinkle of the stars.” “If you ever found a fairy’s tooth what kind of magic do you think it would do?” If that description doesn’t stir up evocative READ MORE

June Perkins talks to the tune of Magic

Guest Post by June Perkins It is with great pleasure to welcome June Perkins to share about her gorgeous and intriguing new anthology of poems representing the magic of a little piece of tropical paradise. Together, June and illustrator Helene Magisson have worked wonders in creating the delightful Magic Fish Dreaming, and turning this ‘dream’ READ MORE