Pawcasso by Remy Lai When 11-year-old Jo sees a dog carrying a shopping basket through the town, she must investigate to see where this dog is going. The dog has a shopping list in the basket and is off to collect the family groceries. But, whose family? And how does a dog … [Read more...] about Pawcasso – a taco’s book review
What is your writing mascot or spirit animal? On the taco’s podcast, one question that always gets an exciting response from guests is, What is your writing mascot or spirit animal? I guess it gets a happy response because it’s fun to think about. But, more than that, if … [Read more...] about What is your Writing Mascot or Spirit Animal?
The most useful writing advice you should know and use is a 3-part podcast series from prominent publishers, editors, authors and illustrators of children’s literature. The Reading with a Chance of Tacos Podcast has always been about assisting aspiring authors, illustrators … [Read more...] about Most Useful Writing Advice you should Know and Use – Episode 2
Iris - by Kassandra Papuga and Amy Calautti. Iris lived on a farm with her mum and dad, her four brothers and three sisters, her twelve aunties and nine uncles and her twenty-seven cousins. Wow, that’s a big family dynamic. And they all looked the same. Except for Iris. No one … [Read more...] about Iris – a taco’s book review
How much does a picture book cost to make? At Reading with a chance of Tacos, one thing we love is helping aspiring creators of children’s books get published. In my role, I’ve interviewed writers who believe they have a picture book to share with the world and publishers who … [Read more...] about How much does a picture cost to make?