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

Learning to Get Ready with Get Ready, Mama!

Get Ready, Mama! is a must-have toolkit that guides its readers with all the necessary information (and hopefully the motivation) needed to getting up and ready, and getting others up and ready, for the day. The book touches on putting oneself in another’s shoes, mixed in with the amusement of a role reversal situation. Imagine having READ MORE

Five Minutes More with Sharon Giltrow

Enjoy some light relief with this wonderful interview with the multi-talented author-educator, Sharon Giltrow! Let’s discover how Sharon was inspired to write the motivational, hilarious how-to guide in navigating the morning mayhem – Get Ready, Mama! Thanks, Sharon! 🙂 Sharon, congratulations on the release of your adorably hilarious picture book, Get Ready, Mama! Can you READ MORE

#BookReview: Get Ready, Mama! by Sharon Giltrow and Arielle Li

#BookReview Get Ready, Mama!, Sharon Giltrow (author), Arielle Li (illus.), EK Books, April 2022. Blurb: Getting Mama ready for the day can be a challenge! She will try to sneak back into bed, distract you with cuddles, and… wait, is she watching TV?! Learn how to get Mama up and ready, despite her mischievous delaying READ MORE

Get Ready to WIN a Copy of Get Ready, Mama!

What’s your favourite thing to wake up to? ***UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED *** Get Ready, Mama! flips the usual parental responsibilities on its head with its highly amusing (and touchingly sweet) role reversal story of a little girl agonisingly persisting with an easily-distractible mama in the morning. Funny author Sharon Giltrow, alongside the shrewd talents READ MORE

We’re Ready to Go with Sharon Giltrow

#getreadymama #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Rise and shine, people! Sharon Giltrow, children’s author extraordinaire, and the guru of managing the morning mayhem, is here to share the absolute fundamentals in preparing for the day as well as writing kids books – and funny ones at that! Accompanying her first gorgeous title, Bedtime Daddy!, Sharon Giltrow together with READ MORE

Fluff-Filled Fun: Educational Activities for Belly Button Fluff

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day5 In Belly Button Fluff, Scarlett Von Scruff’s inquisitive nature leads her on a courageous, fun- and fluff-filled adventure in and around her town, meeting a diverse range of people and animals, and their belly buttons! This quirky, curious and colourful tale written and illustrated by Dave Atze encourages readers to embark on READ MORE

Let’s Talk about Belly Button Fluff with Dave Atze

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day4 Dave Atze is back with some more fluff-filled goodness to share! Like, how his character, Scarlett Von Scruff, was developed; what he, himself, collects; and what hidden gems can be found in his newest picture book, Belly Button Fluff! It’s fluff time! 🙂 Congratulations on the release of your adorably icky READ MORE

How Belly Button Fluff Came to Life: Article by Dave Atze

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day3 We just LOVE finding out how illustrations and stories come to life, and fortunately for us, Dave Atze can reveal BOTH, because yes, he is BOTH the author AND illustrator of his latest new, adorably icky picture book, Belly Button Fluff! Let’s discover more about the process of creating the ‘fluff’! 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