Fascinated by Flight – Len Waters Activities

#australiaremembers #lenwaters #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day6 Australia Remembers; Len Waters, Boundless and Born to Fly, delves into the life, career, hardships and Indigenous roots of Australia’s first known First Nations fighter pilot, Len Waters. Flying and everything about it fascinated Len. It seemed, from the time he was a small boy, Len Waters was born to READ MORE

#BookReview: Australia Remembers 3: Len Waters by Catherine Bauer

#australiaremembers #lenwaters #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 #BookReview: Australia Remembers 3: Len Waters, Boundless and Born to Fly, Catherine Bauer (author), Big Sky Publishing, September 2021. Blurb: Len Waters may have been born behind the gates of an Aboriginal reserve, but his big imagination and even bigger dreams took him soaring well beyond the reach of those READ MORE

#BookReview: Belly Button Fluff by Dave Atze

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview: Belly Button Fluff, Dave Atze (author, illus.), Big Sky Publishing, September 2021. Blurb: A super-cute, icky adventure brimming with curiosity and fun. Scarlett Von Scruff is a little girl who loves to collect weird stuff. Now she’s discovered something fluffy, soft and a little bit smelly in Dad’s belly button READ MORE

Let’s Talk about Home – Interview with Karen Hendriks

Karen Hendriks reveals what ‘Home’ really means to her in this fascinating and inspiring interview about the book and the link to her family’s past. Thanks, Karen! 🙂 Karen, congratulations on the release of your heart-rending, poignant picture book, Home! Briefly, tell us what this story is about. War ends, yet its dark shadow remains. READ MORE

#BookReview: Home by Karen Hendriks and Alisa Knatko

#BookReview: Home, Karen Hendriks (author), Alisa Knatko (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, July 2021. Blurb: War ends, yet its dark shadow remains. A family is forced to flee their home. As they journey through hunger, long cold nights, and homelessness, a heart locket whispers words of hope. And a country that’s far away, calls for those READ MORE

#BookReview: Marlow Brown #2; Magician in the Making by Kesta Fleming

#marlowbrown #magicianinthemaking #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: Marlow Brown #2: Magician in the Making, Kesta Fleming (author), Marjory Gardner (illus.), Celapene Press, July 2021. Blurb: Marlow Brown dreams of becoming a top-class magician, but she has two problems: her special talent for creating chaos, and the fact that Dad won’t stop laughing… How can she show them, READ MORE

#BookReview: Carly Mills 4; The Lady with the Lamp by Jane Smith

#carlymillspioneergirl #theladywiththelamp #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl #4; The Lady with the Lamp, Jane Smith (author), Big Sky Publishing, July 2021. Blurb: London! When Simone invites Carly and Dora to stay with her parents in England on holiday, they’re looking forward to an adventure – but they’re not expecting to go back to READ MORE

#BookReview: The Boy from the Mish by Gary Lonesborough

#BookReview: The Boy from the Mish, by Gary Lonesborough (Goodreads Author), Allen and Unwin, 2021 From the publisher: ‘I don’t paint so much anymore,’ I say, looking to my feet. ‘Oh. Well, I got a boy who needs to do some art. You can help him out,’ Aunty Pam says, like I have no say READ MORE

#BookReview: Feathers by Karen Hendriks and Kim Fleming

#feathers #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Feathers, Karen Hendriks (author), Kim Fleming (illus.), Empowering Resources, September 2020.   Blurb: ‘Dad, it’s my wish feather.’ I gently place my dream treasure under my pillow. Mum promised to always be with me…   Review: The combination of author and illustrator chosen for this gentle story is the ideal READ MORE

#BookReview: Go Away, Foxy Foxy by Karen Hendriks and Naomi Greaves

#goawayfoxyfoxy #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 #BookReview Go Away, Foxy Foxy, Karen Hendriks (author), Naomi Greaves (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, August 2020. Blurb: Velvet, Valentine and Vanilla Bean are sleeping out in their treehouse when leaves rustle and branches scrape. “Fox claws”, Velvet whisper-shouts. What can the bunnies do to protect themselves? How do they work together READ MORE