The Quick Six Interview with David Lawrence on Xander and the Pen
The Quick Six Interview with Jill Smith on Backyard Beasts and Curious Capers
Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with David Lawrence! It’s such a huge honour to welcome award-winning children’s author, Indigenous Literacy Foundation Ambassador and all-round funny man, David Lawrence to our blog to talk about the latest magical book in his Pen series; Xander and the Pen. Following the success of Ruby and the Pen, this sequel is […]
Learning Through Lollies at The Lolly Shop!
Welcome to a special #TheQuickSixInterview with Jill Smith from The Ten Penners! We are honoured to be invited to join the blog tour to celebrate the release of a wonderful collection of fun and whimsical (and a little bit spooky) tales from the amazing, The Ten Penners! ‘Adventures with ravenous witches, fantastical creatures and extraordinary […]
#BookReview: The Lolly Shop by Lauren, B. and E. Hackney
#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour The Lolly Shop is a wondrous and imaginative story loaded with sweet fun and excitement, and themes of bravery, teamwork, family support and creative problem solving at the heart of it. This book is full of pure joy with its wild wishes of magical powers coming true and the potential for opportunities of […]
Made with Love and a Sprinkle of Magic: Article by Lauren Hackney
#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour #BookReview: The Lolly Shop (Book 1), Lauren Hackney (author), B. and E. Hackney (illus.), L. B. & E. Hackney, 2021. Blurb: Join in the magic with Bax and Ethan as they make sweetness and mayhem in their Lolly Shop. These loveable characters solve many problems with their special magic, loving and caring, […]
Sharing her Magic: Interview with Lauren Hackney
#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour Article by Lauren Hackney. From the time my children were old enough to speak, I’ve loved building stories with them. I say build because of the way the stories would begin and possibly never end. My husband would work night shift and at bedtime I would push the two beds together, turn […]
Your Chance to WIN The Lolly Shop is the Sweetest Thing!
#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour It’s a treat to speak with debut author, Lauren Hackney, about her journey, with her two sons, to developing and creating the delicious new chapter book series for junior and middle grade readers; The Lolly Shop! :p Lauren, congratulations on the release of your magically imaginative and scrumptious chapter book series, The […]
Welcome to The Lolly Shop with Lauren Hackney!
#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontour ***UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED*** What’s the sweetest thing you’ve ever tasted? The Lolly Shop hits just the right spot with its ability to inspire the most inventive of imaginations in a story that is just so sweetly satisfying. Author Lauren Hackney, together with her storytelling and illustrating young sons, delight with their […]
Literacy Learning – Activities for Sass and Traz Save the Library
#thelollyshop #bookcampaign #booksontourpr How sweet is this?! A brand new author, bursting out into the kidlit world! Lauren Hackney is here to share her heart-warming (and mouth-watering) family story that brings so much joy and imagination to her readers. The Lolly Shop is the first in the exciting, magical series; full of unexpected surprises, much […]
#BookReview: Sass and Traz Save the Library by Michelle Worthington
#sassandtraz #savethelibrary #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Sass and Traz Save the Library takes its twin hero protagonists, and its readers, on a magical bookish adventure with some wondrous characters in a bid to save their beloved local library from closure. Fostering a love of books and the special place they can be explored, borrowed and treasured – […]
#sassandtraz #savethelibrary #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Sass and Traz Save the Library, Michelle Worthington (author), Naomi Greaves (illus.), Daisy Lane Publishing, October 2021. Blurb: Sassafras and Alcatraz are twins who couldn’t be more different, except for the fact that they love their local library. The librarian, Ms Burns, tells them the library is going to be demolished […]