Book Review: Max Booth Future Sleuth: Stamp Safari by Cameron Macintosh and Dave Atze

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Max Booth Future Sleuth: Stamp Safari, Cameron Macintosh (author), Dave Atze (illus.), Big Sky Publishing, August 2018. Blurb: A tiny piece of paper from the year 2019 might not sound very interesting to most people. But Max and Oscar – Bluggsville’s sharpest sleuths – aren’t most people! Max has a READ MORE

Be a Future Sleuth and WIN!

#MaxBooth #StampSafari #blogtour #booksontour #day2 📼📱📮 C’mon Future Sleuthers! It’s a MASSIVE  #BookGiveaway 📼📱📮 Put your best sleuthing skills to work because we are giving you the chance to conceptualise the most amazing, technologically advanced gadgets of the future! And you could WIN not one, not two, but three – yes, THREE books in the READ MORE

A Blog Tour to Remember: Australia Remembers

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day7 AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM ‘On the 11th of November, 1918, the guns on the Western Front fell silent after four long years of war. The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month attained a special significance of READ MORE

Book Review: Australia Remembers by Allison Paterson

#AustraliaRemembers #blogtour #booksontour #day3 Australia Remembers: Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and War Memorials, Allison Paterson (author), Big Sky Publishing, October 2018. Blurb: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM. Every year there are special days when we remember all those who have fought in the past to READ MORE

Penny Reeve – Breaking boundaries Part 2

As the second part of this interview goes live, I’m so excited to be able to congratulate Penny Reeve on her recent win with the Caleb Prize for her junior fiction, Camp Max – the third book in her Tania Abbey junior fiction series. It’s illustrated by Leigh Hedstrom and published by Wombat Books (the READ MORE

When Research Involves Dressing Up, Not Reading Books

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day8 Author Article by Rachel Le Rossignol Rachel’s fascinating recreation of the Italian Renaissance era could not be brought to life without prior knowledge and experience. So how did she capture this cultural essence and flavour so sublimely in her books? She lived it! Find out how… The best fiction takes you READ MORE

Review: Columbine’s Tale by Rachel Nightingale

#columbinestale #blogtour #booksontour #day4 Columbine’s Tale, Rachel Nightingale (author), Nadia Turner (cover), Odyssey Books, September 2018. Blurb: For three hundred years the travelling actors of Litonya roamed the land entertaining crowds, but secretly leaving devastation in their wake. Is Mina the only person with the power to stop them? In the ethereal otherworld of Tarya, READ MORE

Penny Reeve – Breaking Boundaries

Penny Reeve, is an established children’s author with more than 20 books for children in print. The latest in her Tania Abbey chapter book series, Camp Max, (published by Wombat Books) was launched earlier in the year. Penny says on her website that her books are ‘fun, real and empower kids to engage with – READ MORE

Character QandA with Reece

#ReeceGiveMeSomePeace #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day11 Between the zing zang zengs and woot toot hoots, Reece from Reece Give Me Some Peace! has something to say! Let’s hear it, Reece! 🙂🙃 Thanks for talking with us today, Reece! Please tell us, what do you love about making music? How does it make you feel to play different instruments? READ MORE

Catherine Pelosi – The Perfect Formula Part 3

Congratulations to Catherine Pelosi who launched her new picture book, Something for Fleur in August! Judging by the social media pics, it looks like such fun, complete with with Fleur and Bo cupcakes! Yum! Wish I was there! This is part three of my interview with Catherine, and we look at the author’s role in promoting READ MORE