The next Clunes Booktown Festival is coming up soon, on 5 and 6 May, and this year we’ll be there too.
If an award falls to a writer and no-one notices, was it actually given?
Wilkins Farago Director Andrew Wilkins will be giving a talk on children’s and genre publishing at a Writers Victoria event at 7pm on Monday 21 May.
What’s your preferred method for eating chocolate? With Easter almost here, here are a few different methods from Davide Cali and Evelynn Daviddi’s ‘I Like Chocolate’.
‘The Red Piano’ going down well with schools and libraries
One shop in Australia has sold more copies of I Like Chocolate than any other, and you may be surprised to learn it’s not a bookshop.
Red Piano ‘a solemn and beautiful presentation’: Lift Bridge Books
Four Wilkins Farago books are on the recommend reading lists for this year’s NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge, which runs until 1 September.
We’ve just completed a natty looking promotional banner for Davide Cali, who is touring in May.
This week we got a box from Taiwan containing a very pleasant surprise: the first Chinese language edition of John Cheetham’s popular parenting manual, ‘Grow Up! How to raise an adult by being one yourself’.
ST VALENTINE’S DAY (14 February) is coming soon and we have two books that make ideal Valentine’s Day gifts, both by the wonderfully talented Davide Cali, who will be touring Australia in May.
Loads of books, sunshine, a buoyant Australian Open crowd and BMX Bandits on the Fed Square big screen. What more could you want on Australia Day?
Ever wondered what a real live publisher looks like? If you’re in Melbourne this Australia Day, why not come and find out?
Davide Cali is going to tour Australia in May 2012.
We had quite a bit of fun putting together this video version of Davide Cali and Eric Heliot’s popular Christmas tale, Santa’s Suit. Feel free to share.
Davide Cali writes about his book ‘A Dad Who Measures Up’
One of our very favourite authors, Davide Cali, reminisces about his book, I Like Chocolate
Our video for Lat’s hilarious graphic novel ‘Kampung Boy’ has now passed 70,000 views on Youtube. Quite amazing.
Delighted to note that Readers Feast, one of Melbourne’s best bookshops, is re-opening in the old Georges site in Collins Street.
Join us at Gasworks Arts Park this Saturday 19th for the opening of the Inaugural Children’s Story Exhibition from 11am – 1pm. We look forward to seeing you there!
I did a lot of work at the Frankfurt Book Fair this year, and had a lot fun. Apart from meeting with some terrific international publishers and rights agents, I also had the chance to write about the fair for two of the book trade’s must-read publications, ‘Publishing Perspectives’ and Australia’s ‘Bookseller+Publisher’.
We’ve just changed the design, of ‘theme’ of our blog to something a little cleaner. What do you think?
Kids book website Kids Book Review is running a competition to win one of three copies of Sebastian Meschenmoser’s hilarious ‘3 Wishes for Pugman’.
Wilkins Farago is now an official Partner of the National Year of Reading 2012
‘I simply do not understand why every primary school cannot teach every child to read and spell to a functional level in the seven years of attendance.’ – Read the guest post from literacy expert Fay Tran
In November, Wilkins Farago is supporting the Man, Dog, Boat Exhibition run by Gasworks Arts Park in Port Melbourne. Gasworks are calling all young writers and illustrators to submit an entry for the Man, Dog, Boat Exhibition and Awards Ceremony and winners have a chance to take home some of our books. Children are invited to imagine the […]
Andrew Wilkins is reporting live from the Frankfurt Book Fair for Publishing Perspectives. He promised to tweet, but even better – we have video blog! Catch Andrew in action with his first blog here.
Wilkins Farago’s Andrew Wilkins is at this week’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
Author of ‘Teaching Kids to Read’, Fay Tran, is to be awarded the prestigious 2011 Bruce Wicking Award in recognition of her contribution to the field of learning difficulties.
Hearty congratulations to the staff of Bookseller+Publisher’s Weekly Book Newsletter, which today has published its 2000th issue.