Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

As 2015 draws to a close, we celebrate a great year, with some wonderful achievements for Christmas Press, our gorgeous books, and our fantastic authors and illustrators!  Thank you to everyone–creators, readers, booksellers, reviewers; our wonderful production manager Karen Small, our hardworking distributors Dennis Jones and Associates, Australian Standing Orders for ordering our Christmas book again, and all our friends and supporters!

Here’s to a lovely Christmas and an even better year to come!

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Fabulous review of Tengu Tales in Reading Time

Duncan Ball’s and David Allan’s lovely book, Two Tengu Tales from Japan, just keeps getting more and more great reviews! The latest is from the Children’s Book council of Australia’s Reading Time online magazine, and is just terrific.

Here’s a short extract:

This is a lovely book that clearly demonstrates the careful thought that has gone into every aspect of its production. It is an Australian published text which retells two Japanese folkloric tales about the tengu who can magically grant wishes to those who ask for them.

You can read the whole thing here.