Davide Cali 2012 tour

Davide Cali is the author of over 40 books for children, and has been published in 25 languages around the world.

ONE OF EUROPE’S most acclaimed writers for children, Swiss-Italian Davide Cali made his first ever visit to Australia in May 2012.

The Baobab Prize winner was guest speaker at the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s National Conference in Adelaide (17-19 May), and will visited New South Wales and Victoria during an intensive two-week tour, which included school and bookshop visits and other events.

Dates included:


  • 1 to 15 May: The countdown to Davide’s visit starts with a 16-day Davide Cali Blog Tour, involving some of Australia’s most popular book blogs. Check it out here.

The Bear with the Sword


Davide Cali and Vincent Pianina’s forthcoming ‘Ten Little Insects’


  • 26 May (11am): Morning tea and meet the author event with the Children’s Bookshop, Beecroft (for more information, please contact Paul MacDonald on 02 9481 8811).
  • 27 May (12 noon): Lunch with Children’s Book Council, NSW branch (for more information contact Judith Ridge on 02 9839 6079)
  • 28 May: School visits in Sydney
  • 28 May (4pm): ‘Literature and Coffee with Davide Cali’, part of informal seminar series for teachers and librarians at Bloomin’ Books, Caringbah (tel 02 9540 3788)

The Enemy

Davide Cali has now returned to Europe. However, if you would like to be kept in touch with our future plans for his books.

Wilkins Farago has published nine of Davide’s books so far:

For younger readers

For middle readers

For adults

Davide Cali’s 2012 Australian tour was an initiative of the National Year of Reading 2012

27 thoughts on “Davide Cali 2012 tour

  1. Books Illustrated gang is getting excited – only a dozen days till Davide Cali hatches on Australian soil! We are really looking forward to meeting him and introducing him to our part of the world.

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