Melbourne independent book publisher Wilkins Farago is one of three publishers nominated in the Oceania region for the highly prestigious 2015 Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publisher of the Year.
There are several Wilkins Farago titles on the 2014 New South Wales Premier’s Reading Challenge booklists.
The reviewer says, “The colors are obvious and effective, and the ridiculous twist at the end is paced beautifully. Tweens and teens who have outgrown Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew will be tickled by this send-up of the genre.”
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.
“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).
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).
Davide Cali is all over the August edition of the Children’s Book Council’s official journal, Reading Time.
Unbelievable, really: our promotional video for Lat’s magnificent graphic novel Kampung Boy has topped 100,000 views on Youtube.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
‘The Red Piano’ going down well with schools and libraries