Meet Illustrator Simon Todd

Meet Illustrator Simon Todd

Born in Lancashire, England, Simon Todd studied Sculpture at Winchester School of Art, and for the next 25 years divided his time between producing public and private sculptures in wood or stone, and teaching art. Throughout this time Simon continued to be fascinated by themes of folklore, fantasy and mythology. These interests were reflected in […]

Maya & Filippo Catalog

Maya & Filippo Catalog

I have no idea when this happened but from something that was once an idea in my head I now have a full blown catalog of Maya & Filippo travel books. The first input to get this done came from my Foreign Rights Agent during our meeting in Bologna. She sat with me and said:”You can’t just […]

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Things are pretty crazy here at Maya & Filippo. We are working very hard to get our Alaskan titles ready for the cruise ship season. We are well ahead of schedule and delighted to confirm that the following titles will be released this month: Maya & Filippo Look for Whales Maya and Filippo visit Ketchikan in […]

Maya & Filippo Guide for Parents

Maya & Filippo Guide for Parents

Dear Parents, welcome to the whimsical world of Maya & Filippo. What’s in it for you? Embark on an exciting adventure with Maya & Filippo and discover: Maya & Filippo books, reviews and book trailers. Children’s book reviews – these are books that the fictional characters Maya & Filippo would love to jump into for […]

Books in March – Events around the World

Books in March – Events around the World

March if FULL of book events around the world. Let’s take a look at the calendar: CELEBRATIONS March 3rd 2014, Read Across America Day (USA) March 6th, World Book Day 24th-27th March 2014, Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Italy) The beginning of the month is marked by Dr. Seuss Birthday, which is on March 2nd but is celebrated on March 3rd […]

Maya & Filippo Are Going On Tour

Maya & Filippo Are Going On Tour

Do you like traveling? So do Maya & Filippo. And their second favorite way of travel is virtually surfing the net! (Their top favorite is cruising of course!). Starting on February 26th Maya & Filippo will be touring the blogosphere with Maya & Filippo Play Chef at Sea (Volume 2). Below is the Tour Schedule […]

Hello/Ciao/Aloha! I’m Back!

Hello/Ciao/Aloha! I’m Back!

“Welcome back,” said my cozy home, sunny little town and the friendly people living in it. I had a grand plan for my 30 day Hawaiian writer’s retreat, let’s assess the results: I read two great books on writing: On Writing: 10th Anniversary Edition: A Memoir of the Craft and Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on […]