‘Kampung Boy will put a smile on the face of everyone who reads it,’ says The Age reviewer.
Catch a sneak peak at our new promotional video for our March 2010 title, ‘The Bear with the Sword’.
Our featured book for January is In Just One Second. The book is the winner of Best Children’s Book category of the prestigious the Daniel Gil Design Awards.
Wilkins Farago sells Chinese language rights to John Cheetham’s ‘Grow Up!’
‘The Red Piano’ has been named as one of the New Zealand Listener’s Top 50 Children’s Book of 2009
‘Delightful … witty … endearing … excellent’ – Reading Time likes ‘Kampung Boy’
‘Overall, a book to evoke a strong emotion. Highly recommended.’ says Reading Time, the official journal of the Children’s Book Council of Australia
Our first picture book of 2010 will be ‘The Bear with the Sword’ by Davide Cali and Gianluca Foli.
“This superb book is the inspiring story of a gifted young girl’s indomitable spirit and passion for the piano in a time of historic turmoil.”- Kidslife
‘The Red Piano’ will be featured Foxtel’s arts and culture-focused Ovation Channel this Sunday at 8.30pm.
Our Featured Book for December is ‘Santa’s Suit’ by Davide Cali and Eric Héliot. It’s a piece of pure entertainment for 4- to 7-year-olds that will leave you with a big smile on your face.
‘To a generation growing up on “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”, LAT’s “Kampung Boy” has a lot to offer.’ – Read Alert
Book lovers all over Australia are receiving copies of the Summer Reading Guide. This year, we’re delighted to see our title ‘The Red Piano’ is in it.
John McIntyre of the Children’s Bookshop in Wellington reviewed ‘The Red Piano’ on Radio New Zealand’s ‘Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan’ show today.
Another rave review for The Red Piano, this time from one of Victoria’s leading regional papers, the Bendigo Advertiser.
An interview with the author of ‘The Red Piano’, Canadian André Leblanc. It forms part of extensive teacher’s notes for the book that can be downloaded free from the Wilkins Farago website.
‘The Cultural Revolution may seem a grim subject for a children’s book, but André Leblanc’s The Red Piano … unfolds with the simplicity of a parable.’
If you liked Peanuts or enjoy Leunig, you won’t be able to resist Kampung Boy
Australian publisher Wilkins Farago should be congratulated for bringing the much-loved Malaysian cartoonist Lat’s Kampung Boy to Australia.
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.