A few years ago, I decided to ditch my award winning radio advertising job, and shortly afterwards starting taking the message of my children's book, 'Being You is Enough’ to primary school kids across Western Australia. So instead of boardroom niceties, I’ve now get called fat, told I'm old and a liar and I get … Continue reading From the boardroom to the playground, The unconventional life of a children’s author on tour.
Life has a way of sneaking up on you. I'd always wanted my #writerslife to be full and overflowing with opportunities to meet new people, to visit new places, share my books and talk to kids and adults about what matters in life. And make money while doing it. So while I was busy over … Continue reading Schools, Prisons, Podcasts, Interviews, Guest judging, Guest Speaker and Wildflowers… It’s all part of a #writerslife
Have you ever got angry? What about cried over losing a good friend? And I’m sure you’ve been scared once or twice in your life too? Well, guess what, your kids have the exact same emotions and feelings as you do and will go on to keep having them. However they’re less likely to be … Continue reading A simple way to help your kids understand their emotions
Ever wondered what a book on resilience looks like, when it's written by someone who has no background in education, no psychology degree, or by someone who doesn't even have kids? Well Magnificent Mistakes and Fantastic Failures; Finding the good when things go bad is a refreshingly different book on resilience that I hope will inspire … Continue reading Cover reveal for new kid’s book on resilience
I know a lot of people read vicariously as a kid, but not me. I was more inclined to ride my bike and go on little adventures around my suburb, venturing all the way to the railway line so I could watch the trains rattle past. So when I did pick up a book, it … Continue reading My top 5 favourite books I loved as a kid
In June, I packed the car and headed north with Andy to take the #beingyouisenough presentation to primary schools in Geraldton. Each school was different, each class was different, but one thing was common between, I was made to feel very welcomed and appreciated by them all. Then in the middle of the … Continue reading Geraldton Visit and Telling Tales in Balingup
It was on a warm May night in Sydney when Andy and I attended the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAS) with my Publisher, Big Sky Publishing to find out if It's Ok to Feel The Way You Do would win Small Publisher's Children's Book of the Year. And it did. Here's the incredible moment in … Continue reading ABIA Small Publisher’s Children’s book of the year.
Review Blog Nov 29 2017 It's OK to feel the way you do by Josh Langley Big Sky Publishing, 2017. ISBN 9781925520965 (Age: 4+) Highly recommended. It's OK to feel the way you do is all about expressing emotions and feelings. It is a beautifully illustrated picture book, covering feelings such as anger, sadness and happiness. Each … Continue reading Readplus Review of OK to Feel The Way You Do
I am extremely humbled by the review for It's OK to Feel the Way You Do by Kids Book Review. "Here is the follow up to Josh Langley's fabulous book Being You is Enough. I have an eight year old daughter, who is socially a bit awkward and a reluctant reader. She gobbled up Being You is Enough, … Continue reading Kid’s Book Review
I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by Nicky Albrecht from BookBuzz Family In one of the most revealing interviews I've had to date, Nicky isn't afraid to ask the hard questions. "I can’t wait to share this month’s author talk. This guy has followed a path all of his own towards success. And his story is … Continue reading Life, Death and Feelings: Author Josh Langley tells all to the Bookbuzz family.