#BOOKREVIEW: Jack’s Best Day Ever! by Gabrielle Bassett and Annabelle Hale
It’s the BEST Day to WIN Jack’s Best Day Ever!
#BookReview: Jack’s Best Day Ever!, Gabrielle Bassett (author), Annabelle Hale (illus.), Woodslane Press, May 2023. Blurb: Jack loves anything that zooms, digs and races. But Jack doesn’t like change and he only ever wants to eat peanut butter sandwiches! This heartwarming story of friendship explores how it feels to be neurodivergent and introduces children to […]
It’s the Best Day to Talk with Gabrielle Bassett
‘I wanted to show the main character, Jack, as the loving, friendly and helpful boy that he is.’ – Gabrielle Bassett. Jack’s Best Day Ever! celebrates a joyous, unconditional friendship between Jack and Poh as they, each with their own neurodiversity and disability, triumph with bravery and simply enjoy the fun times they have together. Taking […]
The Quick Six Interview with Gabrielle Bassett on Jack’s Best Day Ever!
We’re thrilled to see Gabrielle Bassett back at Just Write For Kids with her heartwarming debut picture book, Jack’s Best Day Ever! Gabrielle is here to share her inspiration – her amazing son – and her writing journey about her diverse and inclusive picture book that is absolutely bounding with energy, heart and triumph. Combined with vibrant illustrations […]
Book Review: The Box Cars by Robert Vescio and Cara King
Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Gabrielle Bassett! We’re so excited to welcome author, scientist and mum, Gabrielle Bassett to Just Write For Kids with her debut picture book, Jack’s Best Day Ever! Here is a book roaring with energy, bursting with heart and leaping with triumphant moments as two friends, each with their own neurodiversity and […]
Review: Charlie’s Adventures in South Africa
The Box Cars, Robert Vescio (author), Cara King (illus.), EK Books, February 2019. Blurb: Kai and Liam love playing with their box cars in the park… until Eve joins in. It seems like two’s company but three’s a crowd. Can they come up with a plan to save the situation and get back to […]
Review and Giveaway – Baby Band
#CharliesAdventuresInSouthAfrica #blogtour #BooksOnTour #Day2 Charlie’s Adventures…in South Africa, Jacqueline de Rose-Ahern (author), Sophie Norsa (illus.), Little Steps Publishing, August 2018. Blurb: Charlie is off on the second of his adventures with his family… to South Africa. With his friends, Charlie is set on a discovery of different clues to uncover South Africa’s Rainbow Nation. Review: […]
Baby Band, Diane Jackson Hill (author), Giuseppe Poli (illus.), New Frontier Publishing, 2017. With a lively, orchestral celebration of clangs, squeaks, stomps and Cha-Cha-chas, here is a joyous book that is set to get your hearts racing, feet pacing, and instruments hooting and hustling in your own little world. Baby Band is a harmonious arrangement […]