The Quick Six Interview with Frances Mackay on Baby Worries

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Frances Mackay! It’s a pleasure to welcome Frances Mackay to the blog, to share her latest picture book release; Baby Worries. This hilarious story creates wonder and delight for little ones with the ponderings, and perhaps some worries, about the family gene pool! Baby Worries is exuberantly told with cheeky and lively illustrations by READ MORE

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

Imagine Our Special Place Educational Activities

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour Imagine Our Special Place is an uplifting and joyful story that celebrates life through the difficulties of adversity. With themes of sparking the imagination and special relationships, this picture book is glowing with emotion. Stemming from her own losses, author Kelly Louise Jarris, together with illustrator Sandunika Dissanayake, have brought a softness READ MORE

The Power of a Vivid Imagination in Children by Kelly Louise Jarris

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour Hold on to those precious moments where young children’s imaginations soar. Their sense of freedom to be creative and care-free with their imaginations is an important life skill. We love how Kelly Louise Jarris describes the power of that wonder and excitement, and how her books help to harness those mindful moments. READ MORE

#BookReview: Imagine Our Special Place by Kelly Louise Jarris and Sandunika Dissanayake

#imagineourspecialplace #bookcampaign #booksontour #BookReview: Imagine Our Special Place, Kelly Louise Jarris (author), Sandunika Dissanayake (illus.), InHouse Publishing, July 2022. Blurb: Sophie is unwell and has to go to the hospital a lot. This enchanting story is about two sisters that go on a magical journey. It touches on celebrating life and all its precious moments. READ MORE