Red Piano ‘a solemn and beautiful presentation’: Lift Bridge Books
Four Wilkins Farago books are on the recommend reading lists for this year’s NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge, which runs until 1 September.
We’ve just completed a natty looking promotional banner for Davide Cali, who is touring in May.
Ever wondered what a real live publisher looks like? If you’re in Melbourne this Australia Day, why not come and find out?
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!
Kids book website Kids Book Review is running a competition to win one of three copies of Sebastian Meschenmoser’s hilarious ‘3 Wishes for Pugman’.
Wilkins Farago is now an official Partner of the National Year of Reading 2012
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.
Author of ‘Teaching Kids to Read’, Fay Tran, is to be awarded the prestigious 2011 Bruce Wicking Award in recognition of her contribution to the field of learning difficulties.
Win a book and limited edition poster: a little competition to celebrate the publication of Sebastian Meschenmoser’s delightful antidote to fairy stories, 3 wishes for Pugman.
‘It’s hard not to be moved by this biography of Zhu Xiao-Mei, the young pianist who plays for the love of music in a hostile situation.’
‘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’
IT’S TAKEN us quite a long time to get round to it—about 12 years?—but at last we have our first ever catalogue out, just in time for the busiest three months in the book retail calendar.
‘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.
‘Davide Cali has given us some really wonderful picture books, including ‘I like Chocolate’ and ‘Piano Piano’, but this one really takes the cake.’ Excerpt from Sunday Tasmanian review of ‘What is this thing called love?’
‘Every library at every level should own this book. Every teacher should read it to their class.’
‘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.
Another excellent review of Davide Cali and Anna-Laura Cantone’s new picture book, ‘What is this Thing Called Love?’, this time in Brisbane’s ‘Courier-Mail’.
Wilkins Farago will be at the special children’s book market this Saturday at Melbourne’s Federation Square. Come and say hello.
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.
A nice little plug for David Cali and Anna Laura Cantone’s new picture book, ‘What is this thing called love?’, on the blog of Ulysses Bookstore.
‘3 Wishes for Pugman is guaranteed to leave a smile on the face of the most addled reader!’ – The Canberra Times
‘Heart-warming’ … ‘quirky’ …’entertaining’ … ‘gently humorous’ … The Canberra Times approves of ‘What is this thing called Love?’
Across Australia, school kids are gearing up for the last weeks of the various state Reading Challenges.
Here is an interview with the German author and illustrator of 3 Wishes for Pugman, Sebastian Meschenmoser.
Here is an interview with the illustrator of ‘What is This Thing Called Love?’, Italian Anna Laura Cantone.
It is fittingly apt that a book on the nature of love was initially published in French, says Magpies magazine of Davide Cali’s ‘What is this thing called love?’