Being a publisher of children’s books I’m often asked if I know of any literacy resources I could recommend. As well as suggesting our title, ‘Teaching Kids to Read’ by Fay Tran, I’ve also been directing people to blog, Planning with Kids, and their fantastic posts throughout February focusing on Literacy.
To celebrate World Book Day we would like to share a series of photographs sent to us by our Italian author Davide Cali. As you can see he LOVES all different types of stories. Thank you again to Kids Book Review and My Book Corner blogs for the first posting of Davide’s 15 Good Reasons to […]
We have interviewed illustrator Maurizio Quarello about his inspirations and methods in creating the stunning artwork for our picture book, ‘The Little Eskimo’ (written by Davide Cali). We hope you enjoy the interview below as much as we did!
It’s still not too late to order ‘the LOVE collection’ on Hardtofind.
Independent Melbourne bookseller Brunswick Bound highlights Davide Cali and Anna-Laura Cantone’s delightful What is this thing called love? on their news blog.
What is this thing called love? written by Davide Cali and illustrated by Anna Laura Cantone is a delightful and subtle attempt to explain love to kids – not just romantic love, but the love that binds homes and families together.
We don’t see many picture books for grown-ups, but we couldn’t resist publishing I Love Kissing You, a wonderfully romantic and funny celebration of the kiss.
Looking for something special for your partner or kids this Valentine’s Day?
As a special thank you to the Wilkins Farago team Davide Cali gave each of us a ‘blad’ or author/illustrator proof of one of his books.
Watch an interactive reading of ‘Empty Fridge’ by Emma Baker, Family Program Officer at the State Library Victoria, as part of Gusto! Family Day in Social Inclusion Week.
Davide Cali gives us 15 reasons to read a book. (As if we needed one!)
“I always take the opportunity to chat to my neighbour’s about their plots and it’s our common thread. I think edible gardening could be a common thread for many people.” (Mat Pembler from The Little Veggie Patch Co).
We were thrilled to see one of our illustrators, Serge Bloch celebrated in ‘Little Big Books: illustrations for children’s picture books’, showcasing the Wilkins Farago cover design of ‘The Enemy’.
The Rotary Club have teamed up with Social Inclusion Week to support Empty Fridge reaching schools all over Australia.
Wilkins Farago’s Andrew Wilkins will be at the Frankfurt Book Fair this week. You can follow his progress online.
Great little review of our latest picture book, Gaetan Doremus’ Empty Fridge, on the Babyology website.
Empty Fridge by Gaetan Doremus has been chosen as the Focus Book for this year’s Social Inclusion Week (24 November to 2 December 2012).
If you’re looking for a gift a child can give to Dad on Father’s Day, look no further. We have two delightful picture books that Dad will love sharing with the giver.
Davide Cali is all over the August edition of the Children’s Book Council’s official journal, Reading Time.
This Saturday (11 August) is National Bookshop Day, a day to celebrate bookshops’ important place in our communities. To celebrate, we’re focusing this week on some of the bookshops which are local to Wilkins Farago’s own community in Melbourne’s inner south. Today: Readings St Kilda.
New book alert! Our latest kids picture book, Empty Fridge by Gaetan Doremus, is released today and we’re delighted to announce it has been selected by Readings Books Music Film as their Kids Book of the Month for August.
A special treat for iPad owners: the award-winning 10 Little Insects is now available from the Apple iTunes store as an iPad-friendly ebook!
Unbelievable, really: our promotional video for Lat’s magnificent graphic novel Kampung Boy has topped 100,000 views on Youtube.
We’re delighted to announce that the Reading for Social Peace Project is now up and running.
Heather McAllister, author of ‘Who You Are is What You Do’ has been interviewed on ABC Radio by Richard Stubbs about her book, released this month.
Vincent Pianina, the illustrator of Davide Cali’s new graphic novel 10 Little Insects, has just completed a new music video for the French band Ödland. Amazing.
The instant acclaim for Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s hilarious graphic novel, 10 Little Insects (published this month) continues to grow, with Melbourne’s Herald-Sun giving the book the maximum: 10 out of 10!
‘This hilarious take on an entymological murder mystery is a joy to read’ – Kids Book Review’s passionately positive review of Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s 10 Little Insects
Heather McAllister, author of Who You Are is What You Do: Making choices about life after school, has provided nine career tips for teenagers for the popular education website, Your Kids Ed.