With Mother’s Day coming up this Sunday we wanted to share with you some of the beautiful images from ‘Waiting for Mummy’, by Tae-Jun Lee & Dong-Sung Kim.
waiting for mummy
Happy Mother’s Day!
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.
If she has little ones, what better than a picture book for Mum this Mother’s Day? We look at a couple of beauties.
Across Australia, school kids are gearing up for the last weeks of the various state Reading Challenges.
‘A beautiful story to share with children’ – a very positive review of our Korean children’s picture book Waiting for Mummy by reviewer Susan Whelan
Our top 10 bestsellers in bookshops in May were: The Bear with the Sword (1) The Red Piano (2) The Enemy (7) Piano Piano (-) A Dad Who Measures Up (8) Kampung Boy (-) Waiting for Mummy (-) Santa’s Suit (-) I Like Chocolate (4) The Goose Bath Poems (-) (*) denotes last months ranking.
Our top 10 bestsellers in bookshops in March were:
Our January 2010 best sellers.
It’s great to see ‘The Red Piano’ on the list of new books recommended for this year’s South Australian Premier’s Reading Challenge. It’s also one of the new books on the New South Wales Premier’s Reading Challenge’s booklist for 2010.
‘The Red Piano’ was our top seller in December. View our Top 10 here.
‘The Red Piano’ was our top seller in bookshops during November.
‘It is impossible to conceive of a future Australian education system that does not take the study of Asia seriously.’
‘Visiting the WF site was not an easy thing to do … I almost didn’t make it back to comment after getting caught up in those lovely books. ‘
Each year at Frankfurt I see wonderful children’s books, award-winning children’s books, big-selling children’s books, innovative, memorable and challenging children’s books. But Australian children are likely to read only a fraction of them merely because these books were originally published in a language other than English.