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'
Our next course on Creating Picture Books, is on Saturday 20 May 2017. Join award-winning author Libby Gleeson and children’s book publisher Margaret Hamilton for a day of guidance and mentorship on creating children’s picture books. Full details and booking form here.
Weekly residencies are available for authors and illustrators with optional professional mentorship. More information here.
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.