The interest in the United States has been particularly strong, driven by positive reviews such as this one in the influential School Library Journal.
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.”
Emma Baker reveals the secrets of the incredibly popular ‘Storytime’ program at the State Library of Victoria
Three years on, our programs now run every week (in Experimedia) with 120-150 families joining us each session. It’s great to have built such close relationship with our families and to be able to watch as their child grow and learn through play.
A positive response from the children’s book blogging community about Davide Cali and Maurizio Quarello’s Little Eskimo and his companions. Here are some snippets to tempt you to read the articles in full! This fable-like story is an homage to the child within us all – who looks to the future, brimming with questions and perhaps also […]
In May last year, in a cute little cafe in Eltham, Victorian CBCA president Jo Goodman interviewed Davide Cali for Magpies magazine. One of the books they talked about was ‘I Like Chocolate’. We thought, with all the chocolate day dreaming going on, you’d enjoy this part of the interview…
To celebrate World Book Day we would like to share a series of photographs sent to us by our Italian author Davide Cali. As you can see he LOVES all different types of stories. Thank you again to Kids Book Review and My Book Corner blogs for the first posting of Davide’s 15 Good Reasons to […]
We have interviewed illustrator Maurizio Quarello about his inspirations and methods in creating the stunning artwork for our picture book, ‘The Little Eskimo’ (written by Davide Cali). We hope you enjoy the interview below as much as we did!
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?
Davide Cali gives us 15 reasons to read a book. (As if we needed one!)
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.
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!
We’re delighted to announce that the Reading for Social Peace Project is now up and running.
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
‘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
‘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?
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.