The Art of an Illustrator: Naomi Eccles-Smith

Welcome to The Art of an Illustrator with Naomi Eccles-Smith! It’s a pleasure to welcome our next author-illustrator guest – Naomi Eccles-Smith is a talented digital artist best recognised for her unique fictional characters in a Japanese animated style, as well as her upper middle-grade series, Dragon Calling. Naomi’s piece, ‘Australian Brumbies‘ is a stunningly […]

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#BookReview: The Fix-it Princess by Janeen Brian and Cherie Dignam

#thefixitprincess #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #BookReview: The Fix-it Princess, Janeen Brian (author), Cherie Dignam (illus.), Walker Books, March 2023. Royalty is coming to town. Several towns in fact. And not for reasons you may think. Princess Shona is on a very important quest – to find her missing parents! The Wing-Thing took Dad-King and Mum-Queen out of […]

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A Step into STEM – Janeen Brian measures up The Fix-it Princess

#thefixitprincess #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Today we’re getting creative with Janeen Brian and her Stupendously Thoughtful and Enigmatic Method to the wonderful world of STEM, which is cleverly and energetically explored in her latest middle grade title, The Fix-it Princess! How many STEM projects are incorporated into this book of miscalculated mishaps, I wonder?! On page 25 in my […]

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‘Fix It’ to WIN The Fix-it Princess!

#thefixitprincess #bookcampaign #booksontourpr Help! Princess Shona needs help fixing a few things around the Castle-by-the-Woods! Are you the young engineer she’s been searching for? The castle’s drawbridge won’t budge. The chickens’ henhouse is falling apart. Poor Dragon needs a pulley to remove a sore tooth. And The Royals’ Wing-Thing is unable to take flight. Which one of […]

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A Mix of Reasoning and Intuition – How The Fix-it Princess was designed by Janeen Brian

Janeen Brian has had an incredible career working with children, literature and the arts since the age of eighteen when she taught her first class of year five students. While raising a family, she began a four-year career with a professional children’s theatre company, both acting and writing. She has also been involved in over […]

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Sisters of Tomorrow Land – Interview with Marg Gibbs and Kim Roberts

It is with great pleasure to invite sisters and authors, Marg Gibbs and Kim Roberts to speak about their new collaboration – a beautiful lyrical and visual delight; Tomorrow Land: Poems to make you wonder. Thanks, ladies, and congratulations on your fabulous book launch celebrations! 🙂 Kim, tell us how you came to be involved […]

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Presenting Toni Brisland and her latest biography, Patrick White

#patrickwhite #bookcampaign #booksontourpr #day1 It’s an absolute delight to have the opportunity to learn more about an Australian literary icon in a stunningly illustrated and fascinating account – the life of Patrick White, presented specifically for a middle to upper primary-aged audience. The author sharing in the launch of her school-essential resource is Toni Brisland; […]

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The Quick Six Interview with Diana Harley on Fantastic Gymnastics

Welcome to #TheQuickSixInterview with Diana Harley! It’s a pleasure to welcome author Diana Harley to the blog, sharing her inspiring picture book release, Fantastic Gymnastics; a fun and educational book about exercise and physical movement. Thanks for being here, Diana! 🙂 About the Author Diana Harley is a writer, author, poet and playwright living and […]

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Featured Author: Jason K. Foster

#hadamarthehouseofshudders #bookcampaign #booksontourpr We’re more than thrilled to welcome a new face to our blog with a gripping book campaign, featuring author – teacher, Jason K. Foster and his latest harrowing, new novel for young adults, Hadamar: The House of Shudders. WARNING! Prepare yourselves for an emotive and profound piece of history brought to light. […]

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Featured Author: Teena Raffa-Mulligan

#theapostropheposse #blogtour #booksontourpr #day1 Welcome to The Apostrophe Posse Blog Tour with Teena Raffa-Mulligan!  Magical storytelling can only come from someone who believes in the art of daydreaming, acute observation and finding magic in everyday things. Such a person exists in the form of the wonderfully quirky, versatile and passionate author that is Teena Raffa-Mulligan. […]

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