The Quick Six Interview with Dee White

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Dee White! It’s a pleasure to welcome back Dee White, author of many, many books for children including Beyond Belief, the Eddy Popcorn series and more! The Aussie STEM Stars series are real-life stories of Australia’s pioneers in science and engineering, each book written by different award-winning children’s authors. Dee White has READ MORE

Summer Reads ’22 – ’23

Happy New Year, Just Write For Kids peeps! Well, we’re about to embark on a new year, sure to be filled with glorious new reads to warm our hearts and souls. But for now, as we spend time reflecting, re-evaluating, rejuvenating and refreshing for what’s to come, the best place to be this summer is READ MORE

Fun Festivities for The Christmas Door

#thechristmasdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It is with great joy and delight to share some fun festivities for little ones to get creative this festive season! From poetry to letter writing, making hugs and role plays, we have been inspired by the magic and wonders of Penny Macoun and Paul Nash‘s joyous picture book, The Christmas Door! READ MORE

#BookReview: Cheese On Toast by Kelly Louise Jarris and Baginda Adr

#cheeseontoast #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: Cheese On Toast, Kelly Louise Jarris (author), Baginda Adr (illus.), KLJ Books, November 2022. Blurb: “I don’t want this yucky roast. I just want some cheese on toast.” Mum has prepared a delicious roast for dinner full of healthy vegetables like green beans, peas, and carrots, but her son is not READ MORE

#BookReview: The Christmas Door by Penny Macoun and Paul Nash

#thechristmasdoor #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #Bookreview: The Christmas Door, Penny Macoun (author), Paul Nash (illus.), Penny Macoun, October 2022. Blurb: A rumble from behind brought us out of our trance As the open oak door quivered and danced, And through the floor Came a giant red sack That whooshed past me and collapsed. The reindeer did not READ MORE

Teaching Notes: Little People Big Emotions

#littlepeoplebigemotions #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Little People Big Emotions is a safe, special and important picture book for all children, reinforcing positive mental and emotional health and practical strategies that help them navigate their BIG emotions. Award-winning author, educator , entrepreneur and psychology student, Kylie Mort, culminates her passion and expertise to assist children, parents and fellow educators READ MORE

Magic and the Moon: Teaching Notes for The Rabbit’s Magician

#therabbitsmagician #bookcampaign #booksontourpr The Rabbit’s Magician is a beautiful, poignant story of comfort during a time of loss. Author, Shae Millward, was inspired by The Law of Conservation of Energy –a fundamental law of nature. This law states: energy cannot be created or destroyed, but it can change from one form into another. It is a READ MORE

Dinner Date: Interview with Kelly Louise Jarris

#cheeseontoast #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We’re delighted to welcome back, Kelly Louise Jarris, author of Wonderful Wishes and Imagine Our Special Place, here for a chat over some tasty Cheese On Toast, or maybe it’s a mouth-watering roast! Let’s find out why Kelly was hungry to put together this delectable picture book… Congratulations on the release of READ MORE

#BookReview: Little People Big Emotions by Kylie Mort and Tiina Morton

#littlepeoplebigemotions #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: Little People Big Emotions, Kylie Mort (author), Tiina Morton (illus.), Serenity Press, October 2022. Blurb: Sometimes my mind is a curious butterfly that flits from one idea to the next…a playful puppy that can’t concentrate…a busy blender that mixes things up…a mean monster that makes me feel bad. That’s OK because READ MORE

Pitch It! Competition WINNERS and RUNNERS UP 2022

Just Write For Kids Australia’s fifth Pitch It! Competition for Australian writers of children’s and young adult books was held throughout September this year. The aim was to craft a manuscript pitch to a publisher that is focused, concise and appealing; showcasing a strength in voice, marketability and writing ability. Our judging panel meticulously analysed READ MORE