‘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.
‘Davide Cali’s stories are beautifully written, innovative, simply structured, deep and touching tales’: an enthusiastic review of What is this thing called love? from Digital Orthodoxy
Australia’s top-selling teen magazine, Dolly, has featured Heather McAllister and her book, ‘Who You Are is What You Do: Making Choices About Life After School’.
‘If only I had this book when I was at school …’ – the media coverage for Heather McAllister’s ‘Who You Are is What You Do’ commences.
‘European author and illustrator Davide Cali is like a magician, keeping 100-odd preppies at Albert Park Primary School entertained with his hand-made books.’ – Herald-Sun
‘Ten Little Insects is a very funny book’ – Nicki Greenberg launches Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s graphic novel.
Davide Cali is appearing at Melbourne bookshop Readings tonight – don’t miss the rare chance to get a signed copy of one of his books.
Book distributor Dennis Jones highlights the lengths some independent publishers go to to get their books to market, and the extra costs that are never included in the book’s final retail price.
Our fabulous blog tour comes to an end: Jackie Hosking, Editor of children’s book e-news Pass It On, reveals the inspiration behind Davide Cali’s books, while the SA Writers Centre announce a one-off workshop with Davide Cali for writers.
Alphabet Soup Editor Rebecca Newman reviews Davide Cali and Gianluca Foli’s fable, The Bear with the Sword on her Boobook Blog. Blog tour day 14.
Here’s the promotional poster for Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s forthcoming 10 Little Insects. What do you think?
Happy Mother’s Day!
In today’s instalment of the blog tour, we’re off to popular kids activity website Little Melbourne, who provide a profile of Davide and his Australian tour dates. They’re also running a competition town a copy of Davide cali and Evelyn Daviddi’s delicious picture book, I Like Chocolate.
Today, independent Melbourne bookseller Brunswick Bound highlights Davide Cali and Anna-Laura Cantone’s ‘What is this thing called love?’ on their news blog. Davide Cali blog tour day 11.
Australian illustrator Ann James chats with Davide on her Books Illustrated blog about how he works with illustrators, his celebrated collaborations with French illustrator Serge Bloch and which other writers and illustrators inspire him.
My Little Bookcase uses the Davide Cali/Anna-Laura Cantone classic, ‘A Dad Who Measures Up’, as the springboard for an exploration of what makes Dad special. You won’t believe the lengths they go to!
Exciting news of a new reading project for kids, Reading for Social Peace, which Davide Cali will be launching on 24 May. Also, popular children’s author and blogger Dee White examines Cali’s approach to creating picture books. Blog tour day 8.
Lila Prap’s ‘Why?’ lead our Top 10 books at last weekend’s Clunes Booktown Festival
What does it take to change a book from French to English? We take you through the process of adapting Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s ’10 Little Insects’.
We returned from Clunes Booktown Festival with renewed energy, after talking about our books to many parents, teachers and librarians and, most encouraging of all, watching kids paw over them enthusiastically.
Today, it’s the turn of My Little Bookcase. The blog’s creator Jackie Small has managed to extract five confessions from Davide Cali, and is also the latest to rave about Cali and Vincent Pianina’s forthcoming graphic novel, 10 Little Insects.
‘I think reading is just like feeding yourself. And you know, writing is just like feeding others. So, how can you feed others if you don’t eat first?’ Blog tour Day 4.
“Genius.” My Book Corner’s verdict on Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s forthcoming ’10 Little Insects’. Cali blog tour, day 3.
A special treat from Kids Book Review: a sneak peek at Davide Cali’s new book, 10 Little Insects, which will be released in late May.
If she has little ones, what better than a picture book for Mum this Mother’s Day? We look at a couple of beauties.
The Davide Cali blog tour is up and running, and we have some fantastic posts and giveaways from the lovely book bloggers participating.
Do you blog about books? Why not participate in the Davide Cali blog tour?
Adelaide Matters magazine features an interview with Davide Cali, who will be appearing at the Children’s Book Council of Australia National Conference in Adelaide from 17 to 19 May
Lest we forget.