A good first review of Sebastian Meschenmoser’s 3 Wishes for Pugman in the July issue of Magpies 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!
Click here to take a sneak peak at our new title for July.
A nice positive review from Tania McCartney on Kids Book Review. Here’s an extract: Cali once again touches the heart strings whilst simultaneously gadding about with romping humour – and a cleverly honed level of perception that really gives the brain a workout. You can read the full review here, and view the book trailer here. […]
We’ve put together a little video to give you a taste of Davide Cali’s new picture book for kids, ‘What is this Thing Called Love?’ (June 2011).
Cali gives us yet another creative, thoughtful, emotive book filled with his typical humour, rhythm and sheer talent for engaging the reader.
Fay Tran lists the things you can do to help your child improve their spelling and reading.
‘Dazzling collage, pencil and paint illustrations from Barroux create a beautiful chiaroscuro of tension and release.’ – Kirkus Reviews previews US release of The Red Piano
‘The book’s strength lies … in the addressing of the entire literacy problem, ways forward and in its encouragement of deeper investigation and care on a kid-by-kid basis.’ Education Today
‘A novel portrait of the mysteriously intertwined lives of city dwellers, and an almost philosophical reflection on the nature of time.’ – Publishers Weekly
Food, wine and shopping all in the name of a great cause. What better way to spend a Friday night in Melbourne?
‘Picture books such as “The Red Piano” are a wonderful way to introduce inquiring younger readers to different events in world history.’
Written in a clear, approachable, intelligent voice with an obvious passion for helping children achieve their very best, this book is a wonderful resource.
Recently Fay Tran, author of Teaching Kids to Read discussed this very topic with Alex Mann from SBS Radio’s Alchemy program.
‘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.
You don’t often get other publishers’ website plugging your books, so I was delighted to see that the promotional site for Kaz Cooke’s Kidwrangling describe Fay Tran’s new Teaching Kids to Read as ‘a sensible book’.
‘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
David Cali and Anna-Laura Cantone’s ‘A Dad Who Measures Up’ has been chosen as one of five books for Father’s Day by kids book blog Kinder Books With Everything.
Nice interview with Fay Tran, author of Teaching Kids to Read, in the Melbourne Age newspaper.
Our video for Lat’s fabulous ‘Kampung Boy’ has just passed 10,000 views on YouTube.
A positive review of Fay Tran’s new book, ‘Teaching Kids to Read’, in ‘Bookseller+Publisher’ magazine.
‘Grammar … will be a tough subject even for teachers when a new national curriculum reintroduces basic literacy skills next year.’
‘This beautiful and inspiring book chronicles the experiences of a young girl growing up during China’s Cultural Revolution.’ – Victorian Dept of Education
Here’s a short promotional video on our August publication, ‘Teaching Kids to Read’ by Australian literacy specialist Fay Tran.
‘The Bear with the Sword is a beautifully presented tale … this is a book every parent should have on their shelves.’
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.
‘Surely there has not been a better-depicted bear since “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt”.’—Readings Hawthorn on ‘The Bear with the Sword’
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Hot off the press is the first review of The Bear with the Sword from Magpies Magazine.