Comic-loving Swiss-Italian Davide Cali is one of our favourite kids’ authors. We like him so much, we’ve published 11 of his books, the most recent of which is the wonderful My Father the Great Pirate. Here’s his characteristically quirky end-of-year message.
“Slices of quiche, slices of life,” we read, as the quiche fad spreads from the building across the whole city. “It’s such a pleasant and refreshing thing to do,” this sharing of food, that “people find themselves asking: ‘Why don’t we do this every day?’ ” – Wall Street Journal, Book Review: Droughts and Squalls
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.
Davide Cali gives us 15 reasons to read a book. (As if we needed one!)
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.
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.
‘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.