Oh Snap! It’s the Film Flip #BookGiveaway!

#MaxBoothFutureSleuth #FilmFlip #BlogTour #BooksOnTourPR #Day2 Max Booth will add a whole new dimension to your world! Jump ahead…to the 25th century…and land head first into this wild and zany sci-fi mystery adventure where ancient artefacts prove more valuable than they seem. Hurry! Enter to WIN Max Booth Film Flip before this #bookgiveaway is a thing READ MORE

Featured Author: Cameron Macintosh

#MaxBoothFutureSleuth #FilmFlip #BlogTour #BooksOnTourPR #Day1 It’s always a blast when Cameron Macintosh comes over for a visit to the blog! Last time we had the best time exploring old stamps when Max Booth went on a Stamp Safari! Here’s a recap. Now, we have more adventures in store as we return to the future AND READ MORE

Kiah Thomas – putting her best foot forward.

Kiah Thomas is a star on the rise. Her first picture book, Allergic Alpaca was recently released, and she has another picture book, Foothand Elbownose, both illustrated by the quirky Connah Brecon, due out in November this year. But also waiting in the wings are two more books to be published next year. Whilst these READ MORE

Damon Young and Peter Carnavas on Dads and Dragons

Could these guys get any funnier?! Dad-jokes aside, we are delighted to welcome Damon Young and Peter Carnavas to the blog to discuss their fantastic partnership on their picture book series. We reviewed ‘My Dad is a Dragon’ here earlier in the week, and today we are lucky enough to have its creators spilling the READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition 2019

Just Write For Kids Pitch It! Competition Guidelines www.justkidslit.com/pitch-it-competition-2019   We’re back! The team at Just Write For Kids are very excited to announce our second annual writing competition; Pitch It!   If you’re like most writers, you’re probably itching for the chance to skip the slush pile and get your manuscript directly on the READ MORE

Book Review: The Secret Science Society’s Spectacular Experiment, by Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano

The Secret Science Society’s Spectacular Experiment, Kathy Hoopmann and Josie Montano, Wombat Books, August 2019. From the publisher: Mona likes to moan. Kiki is a worry-wart. Bart loves following rules. And Zane HATES following rules. When the four of them are put into The Secret Science Society together, this could only mean one thing: DISASTER! READ MORE

Book Review: After the Lights Go Out, by Lili Wilkinson

After the Lights Go Out, by Lili Wilkinson, A & U Children, July 2018   From the publisher: What happens when the lights go off after what might truly be an end-of-the-world event? How do you stay alive? Who do you trust? How much do you have to sacrifice? ‘After the Lights Go Out is 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: Hadamar: The House of Shudders by Jason K Foster

Hadamar: The House of Shudders, Jason K. Foster (text), Big Sky Publishing, May 2019. Blurb: A bastard, a shame, a national disgrace. Nazi Germany is ruled by Hitler’s barbaric policies of racial cleansing. Ingrid Marchand’s only sin was to be born black. Horrifying institutions like Hadamar are where the undesirables – including the mentally and READ MORE

A Story to Grip Your Heart. WIN Hadamar: The House of Shudders!

#hadamarthehouseofshudders #bookcampaign #booksontourpr This book will inspire knowledge, power and embrace. Understanding the horrors of the past can help us create a better future. Hadamar: The House of Shudders is one such book that the world should know about. You now have the chance to experience it for yourself, your classroom or other teenagers you READ MORE