Welcome to EK Books!

Welcome to Exisle Publishing's home for kids books with heart on issues that matter. Here you'll be able to learn about your favorite authors, buy books direct from the publisher, and learn about the latest events.

Discover A Great Book

Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

April 2019

The Incurable Imagination | Meet the author

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Penguin Random House, Level 3, 100 Pacific Highway
Sydney, New South Wales Australia

The Incurable Imagination author Paul Russell will be speaking at High Tea with our Stars along with 15 other established and emerging authors in what is sure to be an interesting and informative night. The night is run by the Children's Book Council and is free for members and $40.00 for non-members. Both member and non-members need to register and pay (if a non-member) here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=462922&

Find out more »

CBCA HIgh Tea with the Stars Meet the Up to Something author Katrina McKelvey

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Penguin Random House, Level 3, 100 Pacific Highway
Sydney, New South Wales Australia
AUD$40.00

Up to Something author Katrina McKelvey will be speaking at High Tea with our Stars along with 14 other established and emerging authors in what is sure to be an interesting and informative night. The event is run by the Children's Book Council and is free for members and $40.00 for non-members. Both member and non-members need to register and pay (if a non-member) here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=462922&

Find out more »

Up to Something Storytime at the Gresford Billy Cart Derby

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gresford Showground, East Gresford Showground
East Gresford, NSW 2311 Australia
+ Google Map

Join local authors Katrina McKelvey and Kirrili Lonergan for a fun-filled storytime at the 2019 Gresford Billy Cart Derby. Katrina and Kirrili will be reading from their new book 'Up to Something" which is all about the fun of making stuff. It might even feature a billy cart or two! Park Street will be closed as the billy carts race. Enjoy the fun of the Easter fair – gumboot throwing competition, cow pat lotto, Spit the Dummy and much more.…

Find out more »

Flash Fiction Festival Canberra

April 26 - April 28
Canberra, ACT Australia

Calling all aspiring writers, emerging writers, and even established writers to rub shoulders with some of the most successful writers in Australia today! Learn from our very own EK author of  Boy in the Big Blue Glasses, Susanne Gervay, on the ins and outs of Kids and YA literature at this fun-filled flash fiction weekend! Booking essential at the link below: https://aussiewriters.com.au/canberra-flash-fiction-weekend/

Find out more »

May 2019

ACEL Early Childhood Conference and Susanne Gervay Book Signing

May 2 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, 176 Cumberland Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
+ Google Map

Calling all Early Learning Education Providers! Join Boy in the Big Blue Glasses author, Susanne Gervay, as she takes the spotlight as an Australian Childrens’ Author at the 4th Annual ACEL Early Childhood Conference. Early childhood education plays an integral role in linking parents, early childhood education services and community and providers to ensure that all children have access to quality learning opportunities. It is important to all work together to provide learners in the early years with a sense of…

Find out more »

Does the picture tell the story? – Creating Picture Books – A Write Here! Festival Event

May 25 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Toronto Library, Cnr Brighton Ave & Pemell St
Toronto, NSW 2283 Australia
+ Google Map
AUD$2.00

Description There’s only a few words – how much work could it take to write a picture book? How do the words and pictures, and illustrators and authors, work together? Find out and discover some amazing children’s books when authors Deborah Kelly, Lynn Jenkins and illustrator Gwynneth Jones reveal all about creating picture books with children’s author, Jess Black. Gold coin entry Part of the Write Here! Festival 2019 - full festival program available via https://library.lakemac.com.au/write-here-festival The Write Here! Festival…

Find out more »

August 2019

Author Visit – Susanne Gervay – Mount Druitt Hospital Child Care Centre

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mount Druitt Hospital Child Care Centre, crn of Luxford and Railway Street
Mt Druitt, NSW 2770 Australia

Susanne Gervay, author of Boy in the Big Blue Glasses, will join the families of Mount Druitt Hospital Childcare this Thursday! Susanne will be talking all about Heroes and the kids can learn all about Sammy and his Big Blue Glasses, a hero for all bespectacled kids great and small! Kids, be sure to dress up as your favourite superheroes! Thursday 1 August 2019 10-11am PHONE (02) 9881 1929 Sam doesn’t like his new glasses. They make his ears hurt.…

Find out more »

Family Day Launch of Ella & Mrs Gooseberry

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edendale Farm, Mummery Room, 30 Gastons Rd, Eltham., 30 Gastons Rd
Eltham, VIC 3095 Australia
+ Google Map
Free

You are invited to the special family day launch of Ella and Mrs Goosberry. A picture book about love, kindness and community by local children's author Vikki Conley! It will be fun-filled morning for the whole family to enjoy, with activities such as: Nature craft Story art and grandparent activities And most excitedly, Ella and Mrs Gooseberry will be launched by Miles Franklin Award winner Sofie Laguna! Entry is Free but please RSVP to books@elthambookshop.com.au

Find out more »

Book Launch: Boy in the Big Blue Glasses with the CBCA

August 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Waverley Library, 32-48 Denison St
Waverley, New South Wales 2022 Australia
+ Google Map

‘The CBCA Eastern Suburbs and Waverley Library are launching The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses‘ Join author Susanne Gervay OAM, and illustrator Marjorie Crosby-Fairall, super hero Sammy and his gang of kids, from their new book The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses. All super heroes welcome! Susanne is a celebrated Australian children’s author who received the Lifetime Social Justice Literature Award for children’s literature. Marjorie is an award winning picture book illustrator. Endorsed by Good Vision for Life.…

Find out more »

Book Launch – Boy in the Big Blue Glasses – St Columba’s Primary School

August 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
St Columba’s Primary School, Lockyer Street
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
+ Google Map

Sammy, his classmates and author Susanne Gervay will join the students of St Columba’s Primary School for the book launch of Boy in the Big Blue Glasses in Adamstown! Friday 9th August 2019 PHONE (02) 4952 1642 Program   The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses is a swashbuckling adventure, where cardboard boxes become googly-eyed fish and even a pirate ship! Watch out for sharks as Sammy, the brave captain leads his crew of girls and boys across the seas.…

Find out more »
+ Export Events