Today I attended the launch of Jude Aquilina’s new poetry collection, “Furry Tales” illustrated by Angelee Theodoros. It was held at East Avenue Books, a …Read More
Month: April 2015
Japanese Flip Books
My Japanese Flip Books have finally arrived! We saw them at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and had never seen anything like them before. They …Read More
Have just discovered an illustrator by the name of Roger Olmos after I bought his book Calando in Bologna. His illustrations are amazing. I have …Read More
“Tea and Sugar Christmas” has Been Shortlisted!
Tea and Sugar Christmas has been shortlisted in the CBCA Book of the Year Awards in the Information Book category. It also has a Notable …Read More
Fleurieu Festival Event
Today Sally Heinrich and I were involved in a Fleurieu Festival Event at the Caboose Grill and Smokehaus at Normanville. Sally had an exhibition of …Read More
Did You Buy Any Books?
Yep! Just a few. Baggage limit was 20kg on the way over. I left with 13kg of baggage and returned with 22kg. Wasn’t even charged …Read More
Looking For A Children’s Illustrator??
At the Bologna Children’s Book Fair there were many opportunities for illustrators to let people see their work. There were about ten POST IT boards for business …Read More
Hong Kong Before Home
Arrived at Hong Kong at 6:00am this morning after a 13 hour flight from Rome. Managed to watch 2 films and play a few games …Read More
Got up early this morning and caught a vaporetto down the Grand Canal to the San Marco Produce Market. Saw some very interesting foods and …Read More
We have now been in Venice for two and a half days and have walked and walked and walked…over ponts, down alleys, into churches, out …Read More
Beautiful Buildings of Bologna
The city of Bologna is beautiful with its narrow streetways and cloistered walkways. As you walk along through the cloisters, doorways open up to all …Read More
Book Fair Stands
There were some amazing stands at the Book Fair. Croatia was this year’s special guest at the Fair and their stand was my favourite. Have a …Read More
The “Australia” Party at Bologna
On Wednesday night of the fair the Hello From Australia held their party and what a party it was!! It opened to the sounds of …Read More
It’s Not All About Books!
Almost every stand at the Bologna Book Fair had a bowl of either lollies, chocolates, biscuits or nuts for people to nibble on. You could …Read More