The interest in the United States has been particularly strong, driven by positive reviews such as this one in the influential School Library Journal.
10 little insects
A remote island and a weekend getaway, with murder on the menu…
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.”
Davide Cali is all over the August edition of the Children’s Book Council’s official journal, Reading Time.
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!
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
‘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.
Here’s the promotional poster for Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s forthcoming 10 Little Insects. What do you think?
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’.
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.
“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
We’ve just completed a natty looking promotional banner for Davide Cali, who is touring in May.
Meet Davide Cali, the multi-talented, guitar-wielding author of our new children’s picture book, The Bear with the Sword.