Davide Cali gives us 15 reasons to read a book. (As if we needed one!)
‘Ten Little Insects is a very funny book’ – Nicki Greenberg launches Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s graphic novel.
Lila Prap’s ‘Why?’ lead our Top 10 books at last weekend’s Clunes Booktown Festival
We returned from Clunes Booktown Festival with renewed energy, after talking about our books to many parents, teachers and librarians and, most encouraging of all, watching kids paw over them enthusiastically.
The next Clunes Booktown Festival is coming up soon, on 5 and 6 May, and this year we’ll be there too.
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.
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?
Davide Cali is going to tour Australia in May 2012.
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’.
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.
Imagine all the books you read coming from the same types of publishers, authors and cultures. Bibliodiversity … is about encouraging more variety in publishing and more publishers, lest we simply leave it to the large British, US, Spanish and German multinationals that bestride the book world like colossi.
We had a great time at Saturday’s Children’s Book Market at Melbourne’s Federation Square. As well as selling a few books, we got the chance to talk to a lot of members of the public and get their (overwhelmingly positive) feedback on our books.
Wilkins Farago will be at the special children’s book market this Saturday at Melbourne’s Federation Square. Come and say hello.
Food, wine and shopping all in the name of a great cause. What better way to spend a Friday night in Melbourne?
One of our favourite illustrators, Serge Bloch, has contributed the piece below for a special exhibition in New York.