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

Review: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light by Pauline Hosking

Review: Cinnamon Stevens – Ghost Light, Pauline Hosking (author), Lilly Pilly Publishing, 2018. Blurb: Welcome to Cinnamon’s second adventure. Her first was Cinnamon Stevens – Crime Buster. A haunted theatre? A smashed-up grave? Twelve year old sleuth Cinnamon is ready to solve these spooky mysteries. Or is she?   Cinnamon Stevens; an intriguing character with READ MORE

Catherine Pelosi – The Perfect Formula Part 2

In part 1 of my interview with children’s mid-grade and picture book author, Catherine Pelosi, we heard about what got Catherine writing and how she developed her skills, so that her work was picked up for publication.  There was so much to learn from the steps she took to refine her work and get feedback. In part READ MORE

Diving to the Depths with Anne Helen Donnelly

#OrisCleanUp #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day3 What does being environmentally friendly really mean to Anne? How does she promote this topic with her young audience? Want to know? Let’s go! 🙂 Thanks for swimming on by to the tours once again, Anne! It’s wonderful to have you back. 😇 Congratulations on the third title in your Ori READ MORE

Finding Granny Blog Tour Wrapped Up, Warm and Loved

#FindingGranny #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day7 What a beautifully heartfelt and memorable blog tour we’ve had the pleasure of sharing this week. Our hearts have been caressed with the immense power of resilience, support and love; a journey of enlightenment and impenetrable bonds. Repeat and cherish the joy of Finding Granny by visiting the complete tour archive READ MORE

Catherine Pelosi – The Perfect Formula Part 1

Today I welcome Catherine Pelosi to the JWFK blog. Catherine’s mid-grade novel about science and inventions, Quark’s Academy, was released earlier this year and she was invited to speak about it recently at an international festival in the United Arab Emirates! Her picture book, Something For Fleur is released next month (check out the invitation READ MORE

Katrina McKelvey – Going Places Part 3

So far in my interview with the fearless Katrina McKelvey, we’ve seen how Katrina started pursuing her interest in writing for kids, developed networks and honed her skills in Part One, then a nuts and bolts look at how her books were picked up for publication in Part Two. In Part Three, we cover a READ MORE

An Easy, Breezy Blog Tour Leaves Us Feeling at Peace

#cloudconductor #blogtour #booksontour #day5 This has been the dreamiest, yet most empowering blog tour we’ve had the pleasure of ‘conducting’! Our minds have been stretched to realise the power of imagination and creativity, and really opened our eyes, hearts and minds to new understandings and possibilities. Take this journey to the skies over and over READ MORE

Katrina McKelvey – Going Places Part 2

This is the second instalment of my interview with go-getter Katrina McKelvey about the path to publication of her picture book, Dandelions, and the three more picture books on the way. To review how Katrina started pursuing her interest in writing for kids, developing networks  and honing her skills, read part one here – it READ MORE