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Books Illustrated, Gallery & Showroom

Special gifts for that time of year! 

Open Day/Open House at the Books Illustrated Showroom
Sunday November 25, 10.30am to 4.30pm. 
Visit to see our range of signed books and prints  Ö and SPECIALS!
Ann James will be there to personalise and sign her books.
Want to order prints or books to have posted and received by Christmas?  Please check with us if you want to order in December, as Australia Post have provided guides for lodgement cut- off dates.

Congratulations to Glenda Millard & Greg Rogers 

Every two years, IBBY (The International Board on Books for Young People) publish an Honour List of outstanding, recently published books honouring writers, illustrators and translators from IBBY member countries. These books are considered the best in children's literature from each country and suitable for publication throughout the world, providing insight into the diverse cultural, political and social settings in which children live and grow. (If you are interested in the work of IBBY Australia visit their website). 
This year two Australian books were included on this honour list - Glenda Millardís novel A small free kiss in the Dark and Gregory Rogers picture book The Hero of little Street. 
Itís fabulous that we have Australian books recognised internationally! Our congratulations and a reminder that three limited edition prints are available from Gregís wonderful series of wordless picture books.

New Prints

Three new prints from Gus Gordonís fabulous new picture book 
Herman & Rosie (Penguin Books Australia). Set in New York, this gorgeous picture book by Gus Gordon is a story about friendship, life in the big city, and following your dreams.
This is a tale about a big city. It's a tale of hotdogs and music and the summertime subway breeze. It's a tale of singing on rooftops and toffees that stick to your teeth. But most of all, it's the tale of Herman and Rosie.
'Quirky, soulful and alive . . . a book to treasure, like a favourite song.' Markus Zusak
Jazz buffs read the review on Jazz Planet blog. 

Three new prints from Alison Lesterís classic picture book Magic Beach (Allen & Unwin).
This well loved classic celebrated itís 20 year anniversary in 2010 with a special edition with a limited edition wall frieze. This hardback edition, signed by Alison, is available at the special price of $19.99



Are we there yet?: A Creative Journey
The last venue for this tour for the National Year of Reading.
Donít miss the chance to see this great exhibition of Alison Lester's art celebrating the diversity of Australian life - in the heart of Melbourne!

The Gallery @ City Library, Melbourne, Nov 12 to Nov 30
253 Flinders Lane Melbourne (close to the CAE)
03 9658 9844 


Books Illustrated has been assisting Jeannie Baker tour her Mirror exhibition around Australia for three years. The last venue is Blacktown Arts Centre, NSW where it will be shown from November 12 to February 2, 2013.
The Opening will be held on November 24.

November 22 CBCA, Vic Branch and Zart Art Seminar featuring Tohby Riddle discussing his intriquing new picture book Unforgotten. Places Limited and booking essential.

ē Saturday Nov 10 -  Kevin Burgemeestre
Author illustrator Kevin Burgemeestre will be at our stand from 1pm to 5pm. Kevin works in a variety of media and is well known for illustrating many books including B is for Bravo, Antarctic Dad, Bernard is a Bikie and the Uncle Eddy series. At Fed Square he will be working on one of the amazing 3 D constructions for B is for Bravo.
He will be happy to chat about his work and personally sign copies of his books on sale.
ē Saturday Nov 24 
Just us - with special signed copies of wonderful Australian picture books, prints and cards for sale.
The Federation Square Book Market runs each Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Books Illustrated attends on one Saturday a month - usually the second Saturday of the month when we feature a new book or an illustrator demonstrating on the Atrium screen. 

Limited edition printsoriginal illustrations and books (many signed) can be viewed and purchased by making an appointment to visit our showroom.

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