Pinerolo, the Children’s Book Cottage is the home for children's books in New South Wales – at Blackheath in the beautiful Blue Mountains. Pinerolo promotes Australian picture books and their creators, educates children and adults about picture books, provides a venue for the exhibition of original artwork from picture books and brings people interested in picture books together in an inspiring environment
*Pinerolo is an Italian word meaning 'place of pines'
Open Day with Jackie French, Sunday 31 July, 10am to 3pm. We are honoured to welcome Jackie French AM to Pinerolo. Full details here. Her website describes her as ‘Australian author, historian, dyslexic, ecologist, wombat tamer and believer in the power of books’. Her writing career spans 25 years, 148 wombats, over 140 books, 36 languages and over 60 awards. She was Australian Children’s Laureate for 2014/15 and 2015 Senior Australian of the Year.
Self-contained, self-catering, quiet and peaceful accommodation for writers, illustrators and children's-book lovers in beautiful Blackheath.
Pinerolo is a partner of Love2Read.
B IS FOR BEDTIME is Margaret Hamilton's first picture book and a CBCA 2015 Notable Book. It’s companion book COUNTING THROUGH THE DAY was published in 2016. (Little Hare Books). Both books are available at all good bookshops or from Pinerolo. Original artwork by Anna Pignataro is also available. Check out the catalogue.