Hello, out there …

Hello, how are you? How have you been? Where have you disappeared to? This could be the first thing I hear when I meet people from my life, my past life. It's been more than a year since I've update this blog, and so many things have happened since then. I seem to have lost … Continue reading Hello, out there …

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When is a thief not a thief?

We're planning something exciting in July for the bookstore. One of the coolest things would be several (hush!) Skype events with one of them being with Megan Whalen Turner, who's books i simply adore. So with all this excitement, we thought of doing up event specific bookmarks with quotes from the authors' previous books. Mari … Continue reading When is a thief not a thief?

First word books and The Big Book of Words and Pictures (Gecko Press)

Every child's library should have a picture dictionary of sorts. Ergo, so should every good children's bookstore (or children's section in a bookstore). When I was growing up, I thrived on reading and comics was an important part of the diet. I don't remember if we had a picture dictionary, but when I was in … Continue reading First word books and The Big Book of Words and Pictures (Gecko Press)

Shhhh, Project H …

I started a page to document my trials and tribulations, and constant regret (which will not be stated, but will always exist) over agreeing to curate a sort of retrospective picture book exhibition in conjunction with a certain publisher's anniversary (pictured here. Pix taken from one of my own books).