New to Bluggsville City Museum!

#maxboothfuturesleuth #maptrap #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Bluggsville City Museum is home to both Max Booth and robo-dog Oscar, as well as the home to many precious technological objects from previous centuries. Without their assistance to storeroom owner, Jessie, the museum most likely wouldn’t receive all the required information needed about these ancient 400-year-old artefacts from the 20th READ MORE

A Special Introduction to Ocean Devotion on World Ocean Day

Ahead of our campaign later this month, today we are celebrating World Ocean Day; an international day to raise awareness of the impact of human actions on our oceans, and to unite everybody in managing the sustainability of our world’s oceans. Passionate and devoted author, Elizabeth Mary Cummings, together with illustrator Melissa Salvarani, have created READ MORE

What’s in my Author Visit Kit? by Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#youcanbeawriter #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Don’t you love it when authors share their secrets on what makes their workshops and presentations a success? I’m not talking about the ‘m’ word (money), although that’s a handy by-product – I’m talking about being so prepared and organised that absolutely nothing can go wrong. That’s what you call success! Let’s find out READ MORE

Answering the Questions! Article by Allison Paterson

#australiaremembers2 #customsandtraditionsoftheadf #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Why? A simple question with some thought-provoking, in-depth answers. Curiosity settled (or sparked!) with the help of knowledgeable expert on the subject of Australian war history – Allison Paterson! Thanks! 🙂 Why?  How often do we hear that simple word? This one-word question is a sign of an inquiring mind, a thirst for READ MORE

Building Runways: Article by Jane Smith

We are thrilled to welcome back inspiring children’s author, Jane Smith, to discuss the significance of her Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl series, particularly with regard to celebrating the achievements of amazing trail-blazing women in history, in lieu of International Women’s Day on March 8th. We were blessed to have learnt about humanitarian, Caroline Chisholm in READ MORE

Picture Books and Animation – Article by Michelle Worthington

#thewindandthemouse #themousenandtheegg #bookcampaign #booksontourpr “A powerful learning experience.” Thanks to Michelle Worthington for sharing her motivation behind the development of her animation series, including The Wind and the Mouse, and The Mouse and the Egg from The Willing Kids Program. These animated, reading recordings are a visual, sensory treat and an ideal companion to the newly READ MORE

Inspiration in a Flash of Rainbow Colours – Article by Grace Nolan

#onetotenandbackagain #tennaughtynumbats #bookcampaign #booksontourpr This, the epiphany of when inspiration strikes – author and educator, Grace Nolan, sparks our interest with her story behind the stories of the lively, bouncy and cheeky new series for younger children, One to Ten and Back Again. Thank you, Grace! 🙂 A Flash of Rainbow Colours The One to Ten READ MORE

Do You Know About Australia’s Unique Dinosaurs? Article by Sandra Bennett

#theadamsonadventures #fossilfrenzy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr This has to be the most fascinating article on Australian dinosaurs we’ve ever read! Have you ever heard of the ‘Australovenator Wintonensis’ or the ‘Diamantinasaurus Matildae’? Sandra Bennett is quite the expert and shares her findings that have inspired so much of her thrilling time-travelling, Australian dinosaur adventure, Fossil Frenzy; the third READ MORE

Just Write For Kids’ Top 20 of 2020!

We’re sticking with tradition and continuing to celebrate another wonderful year in children’s books, with the help of our amazing Just Write For Kids Australia community. If this year has taught us anything, it’s a much greater resilience than we thought possible, and to really appreciate the little things in life. Withstanding the testing times READ MORE

Technology Can be Fun, But Always be Safe – Article by Penny Macoun

#gorkle #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 Ah, technology. Can’t live with it, can’t live without out. More of the latter, actually. Whilst there are times when technology won’t behave, it’s a vital part of our existence and the advancements over the years are truly remarkable. For children using devices and engaging with various platforms, there are many elements READ MORE