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

Want to Collect Belly Button Fluff? It’s your Chance to WIN!

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day2 What’s your weird obsession? **UPDATE: COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** Belly Button Fluff is a fun and quirky story about a little girl with a habit of collecting weird stuff, including her latest obsession with belly button fluff! This icky yet adorable book, exuberantly written and illustrated by the talented Dave Atze, is READ MORE

Dave Atze Presents his Belly Button Fluff!

#bellybuttonfluff #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s an awesome delight to welcome talented illustrator, now debut author as well, Dave Atze to the blog! Dave, however, is no stranger, featuring alongside Cameron Macintosh on many campaigns for his work on the incredible Max Booth Future Sleuth series. This week, it is with great excitement that Dave presents READ MORE

#CourseReview: Picture Books 101 by Adam Wallace’s Kid’s Book Creator Capital

#CourseReview Picture Books 101, Adam Wallace (best-selling author, presenter), Kid’s Book Creator Capital, 2020. Course Description: PICTURE BOOKS ROCK. They sure do. They rock harder than a chair, a horse, a band, heck, they even rock harder than a rock itself! So what’s so good about picture books? What’s the magic? And how can you READ MORE

Connecting with Teena Raffa-Mulligan and Kym Langfield on ‘Solo Dan’

#solodan #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s always a thrill and a delight to be a part of the launch journey of one of our favourite regulars; multi-published author, Teena Raffa-Mulligan! This November, she, and debut illustrator, Kym Langfield, are celebrating the release of their heart-warming picture book, Solo Dan! What an honour to have them both here READ MORE

A Poetic Delight: Marg Gibbs and Margeaux Davis on Goose at the Gate

Goose at the Gate: Poems for Children, is a blended whimsical, magical, tender, playful and adventurous collection of delightfully endearing poems, dedicated to Marg Gibbs‘ grandchildren, and written for children of all ages, far and wide. With her own beautiful collages, and combined with the delicious watercolour illustrations of Margeaux Davis, the pair deliver a READ MORE

Time for an Interview with Dave Hackett

Time goes by quickly, and it’s already nearly time for another celebrated event – Father’s Day! We are super excited to hold another treasured picture book in the ‘Time for…’ series in our hands, as we embark on an adventure into cherishing all the wonderful things about our Dads. ‘At a time where our world READ MORE