If you liked Peanuts or enjoy Leunig, you won’t be able to resist Kampung Boy
Of course, our preference is to sell books through booksellers, but that’s not always possible—while many booksellers love our books as much as we do, some simply won’t stock them no matter what we or our distributor, The Scribo Group, seem to do.
‘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. ‘
Australian publisher Wilkins Farago should be congratulated for bringing the much-loved Malaysian cartoonist Lat’s Kampung Boy to Australia.
‘First published in France, The Red Piano, with its striking illustrations and haunting story, is clearly a work of love. Aimed at young children, it is a lavishly produced picture book.’
‘The telling of Zhu Xiao-Mei’s story in picture book form is reminiscent of Mao’s Last Dancer children’s edition and tells the story of one person’s courage with the combination of sparse, well-chosen language and sensitive, unforgettable illustrations.’
‘I really love books with strong female characters and believe that it is so important that children are exposed to these sorts of stories about people, especially children, who follow their dreams and stand up for what they believe.’
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.