Avery’s Hat-Tastic Adventures Teaching Notes

#averyshattasticadventures #howdoesahatsavetheday #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Avery’s Hat-Tastic Adventures is a fun new series from award-winning author Ellie Royce, with zesty illustrations by Mardi Davies, for junior readers aged five to seven that incorporate positive, true to life, stand-alone stories with themes of imagination, friendship, family and real-life challenges. The first title, How Does A Hat Save The READ MORE

Hats Off to Ellie Royce – Author Interview

#averyshattasticadventures #howdoesahatsavetheday #bookcampaign #booksontourpr It is with great pleasure to chat with award-winning author, Ellie Royce about her newest junior fiction series for younger readers, Avery’s Hat-Tastic Adventures, and how the journey has progressed. It’s an interesting one! Thanks for sharing, Ellie! 🙂 Ellie, congratulations on the release of your first delightful junior fiction chapter READ MORE

What’s with the Hats? Article by Ellie Royce

#averyshattasticadventures #howdoesahatsavetheday #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We just adore Avery – a unique character that brings sunshine wherever she goes! Thanks to author Ellie Royce for creating this feisty girl and the hat-tastic adventures she’s taking us on! So, let’s find out why hats play such a big role in this series… What’s with the hats in READ MORE

#BookReview: Avery’s Hat-Tastic Adventures 1 by Ellie Royce and Mardi Davies

#averyshattasticadventures #howdoesahatsavetheday #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: Avery’s Hat-Tastic Adventures Book 1; How Does A Hat Save The Day?, Ellie Royce (author), Mardi Davies (illus.), We Are All Made of Stories, August 2022. Blurb: Avery knows hat are helpful. After all, she has forty nine of them in her collection! One hat helps her feel brave and READ MORE

How Hat-Tastic! A Chance to WIN Avery’s Hat-Tastic Adventures!

#averyshattasticadventures #howdoesahatsavetheday #bookcampaign #booksontour ***UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED*** What is your favourite kind of hat? Avery’s Hat-tastic Adventures; How Does a Hat Save the Day? encourages readers to put their thinking caps on with a fun, but very important, problem solving adventure that also involves sacrifice, strong beliefs, a sense of community, and of course, READ MORE

Join Ellie Royce on her Hat-Tastic New Adventure

#averyshattasticadventures #howdoesahatsavetheday #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Did you know that hats can have an effect on our moods, and even help alter our abilities in certain situations? Author Ellie Royce is at the top of her (writing) game with her fascination for hats in this brand new series for junior readers aged five to eight, brimming with READ MORE

Book Review: Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero by Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers

Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero, Ellie Royce and Hannah Chambers, Pow! Kids Books, 2020 From the Publisher: Told from the perspective of their adoring nephew, Auntie Uncle: Drag Queen Hero is the story of a courageous drag queen who saves the day, and brings two communities together. The young narrator thinks it’s awesome that his READ MORE

What Makes Picture Book Creators Happy

In the last two posts on picture books, I explored what makes a successful book, and how best to utilise them. Today I’m reflecting on some past interviews with the very writers of those wonderful pieces of art, and more specifically, what creating these literary jewels means to them. Which responses resonate most with you? READ MORE