To celebrate Walk Safely to School Day we’re sharing a sneak peek of Serge Bloch’s ingenious illustrations about Sam and his Dad.
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.
We were thrilled to see one of our illustrators, Serge Bloch celebrated in ‘Little Big Books: illustrations for children’s picture books’, showcasing the Wilkins Farago cover design of ‘The Enemy’.
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.
We’re delighted to announce that the Reading for Social Peace Project is now up and running.
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.
Exciting news of a new reading project for kids, Reading for Social Peace, which Davide Cali will be launching on 24 May. Also, popular children’s author and blogger Dee White examines Cali’s approach to creating picture books. Blog tour day 8.
Lila Prap’s ‘Why?’ lead our Top 10 books at last weekend’s Clunes Booktown Festival
Four Wilkins Farago books are on the recommend reading lists for this year’s NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge, which runs until 1 September.
‘I feel strongly that this is a particularly special book for a father to share with his son because it is strong, yet sentimental.’ – My Little Bookcase reviews ‘Sam and his Dad’
‘The blurb on the back of this book sums up the story as a celebration not only of dad but of all the little pleasures of family life. I couldn’t agree more!’. ‘Sam and his dad’ reviewed in the September issue of Magpies Magazine.
‘A gorgeous slice-of-life look at a typical family and their idiosyncrasies’: Kids Book Review
A great list of books for Father’s Day on the My Little Bookcase website. Two of our titles are featured.
‘With an inky illustrative style almost reminiscent at times of Quentin Blake, but with a gentler air, Sam and His Dad is a portrait of fatherly and filial love. It avoids sentimentalism with its wit and veracity. First published in France in 2009, it has been produced here as a stylish hardback.’ – THE AGE
Here’s something for nothing – a free book/ebook featuring new works from Australia’s independent publishers.
A great review of ‘Sam and His Dad’ in the Brisbane Sunday Mail’s U on Sunday magazine.
Our latest book trailer is for ‘Sam and His Dad’ by Serge Bloch, our Father’s Day title. Let us know what you think!
Father’s Day falls on the first Sunday in September in Australia, and this year we’ve got the perfect Father’s Day gift for the dad with a young family.
‘The Enemy is a gorgeously-styled, extraordinary book that will touch an adult heart and stretch open the heart of a child.’ – Kids’ Book Review raves about ‘The Enemy’
One of our favourite illustrators, Serge Bloch, has contributed the piece below for a special exhibition in New York.
Davide Cali and Serge Bloch’s powerful anti-war book for children, The Enemy, has been included in the US Board on Books for Young People’s 2010 list of Outstanding International Books.
Illustrator Serge Bloch‘s work is featured in an exhibition “Monsters and Miracles: A Journey through Jewish Picture Books”, to be held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday April 7. He will also participate in a panel discussion with a group of other distinguished authors such as Caldecott Medal winners Mordiciai Gerstein and […]
Order ‘I Love Kissing You’ now for Valentine’s Day and you’ll save $10 off the recommended retail price ($29.99) and receive free delivery (within Australia) and free gift-wrapping!
Frenchman Serge Bloch is one of our favourites. He’s found a very unusual way to celebrate 2010. Click here to view the video.
Davide Cali and Serge Bloch’s The Enemy is singled out as a ‘thought-provoking’ book about war for classroom discussion by the National Library of New Zealand’s kids’ book website.