Monday, March 26, 2018

Love of Books and Sharon Pearson - Fences Gates and Posts

Love of Books and Sharon Pearson 

Fences Gates and Posts

Ian Lewis - Director Love of Books Australia-wide
Love of Books supports Authors Australia -wide book publishing with total success.

Author: Sharon Pearson
Format: Hardcover
Retail Price: $40.00
Subject: Fences, Gates & Posts of Rural Australia
BISAC Categories: Rural studies, Students of Australian History, Tourism, Travel, Rural Landowners, Graziers, Fencing Industry, Australian Rural History
ISBN: 978-0-648-03345-5.     Publication date: 07/2017
Dimensions: A4 Landscape.  Pages: 152

About This Book
My interest in fences was sparked when I was travelling in a road train with my husband who explained that the end of one property and beginning of another could be recognised by a different fencing style. Fascination with gates was partly inspired when I noticed there were references to gates written in the old testament of the Bible (which was written in another country to Australia).  As I was travelling, I saw the aesthetic appeal of some of the fences, gates and posts. I also noticed how varied they were.  From this began over a decade of travelling and collecting photos in the hope of preserving some history and highlighting the importance of fences in rural (and for that matter) urban life.

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Key selling points
·        Well-illustrated with a large collection of colorful photos.
·        Well documented.
·        As a coffee table book it makes a good conversation piece.
·        Navigation through the book is easy.
·        Australian History – learning.
·        Great gift idea

Book Reviews
[What I liked most about this book is that not only does it contain information on fences, gates and posts, but there are many pictures of the Australian landscape incorporated within the images.  The book is also a useful documentary. This would assist students and immigrants likewise obtain an essential understanding of this country. It was a pleasure working with Sharon launching this historically valuable, informative and well-illustrated book.   Ian Lewis: Director Love of Books Australia-wide]

Ian Lewis Director of  Love of Books Australia-wide

[Very thorough and detailed historical work. Offers one the opportunity to learn about even little known facts about the formation of the Australian landscape and its history, as well as progression towards its modernization.
Marie Folkes: Retired librarian at The Courier Mail Queensland]

About the Author
One of four sisters who spent their childhood on a dairy and cattle farm at Kidaman Creek (Sunshine Coast hinterland Qld), she draws on her wealth of experiences such as fencing, timber falling and cattle handling to add authenticity to the pages and brings them to life as only a rural person can.

Sharon also draws on a variety of rural teaching experiences (governess on remote cattle stations) and travelling in ‘off the beaten track’ places to add colour to the imagery in the book.

Love of  Books Australia-wide assisted Sharon Pearson on her publishing journey.

Love of Books and Lyndon Sawyer Jones

TESTIMONIAL TO LOVE OF BOOKS: My wife, the bridal designer Rhonda Hemmingway, had written a book called Secrets and Confessions of a Wedding Dress Designer. After checking all the competition we found Love of Books to be easily the most competitive. As the book was a deluxe hardcover A4 sized coffee table style, with 365 pages and more than 250 photographs with a sealed section and silver foiled highlights on the cover, it was very complex to design and print. Not once did the Love of Books team  or Julie McGregor falter to deliver exactly what we wanted with great formatting design ideas, but it was achieved promptly and with good humour. The resulting publication is so impressive that we just received a good order from the biggest retailer of books in Australasia, Dymocks (145+ shops). The book will go into profit next month, recovering all our print and marketing costs. We are thrilled. We will definitely use Love of Books for the reprints (as well as a children’s book we are also working on). I cannot praise Love of Books and Julie too much as they really are very good and highly skilled, which is all the more impressive when you consider their quote was the best we obtained from the 8 publisher’s we approached.

Lyndon Sawyer Jones had also invested time with Love of Books staff into the making of his own book on Media Law. Julie McGregor worked overtime and on time with the all the services involved right through to the books delivery. 

Love of Books staff had spent many hours assisting Lyndon Sawyer Jones on his journey of steps with his books. 

Love of Books staff claim Lyndon Sawyer Jones to be a very co-operative, kind and considerate gentleman. 

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Love of Books Julie McGregor with Julia Gillard

Love of Books and Julia Gillard

RICHARD DOVE: “Us Karen” was written by Richard Dove and illustrated by the talented Karen, artist, Tha Do, to tell the amazing story of the Karen people’s journey, as refugees, from Burma to Australia. 

The beautiful hardcover case bound book was published as a Wyndham Community and Education Centre project and was funded by the Wyndham City Council. Love of Books Julie McGregor played a big part in the donation of time in order to assist this community with all steps in the publishing process. 

“Us Karen” was launched at Wyndham City Council before an audience of over 300 people. 

The Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, kindly supported this book launch by recording this speech from her office, in Canberra. 

The book had already sold over 1,000 copies. 

Love of Books Julie McGregor donated hours of her precious time at no cost with the setting up of the book content and book cover files ready for print, in the aid of charity to enable this beautiful book come to life.

Love of Books has assisted authors all over Australia with the care factor. 

Many charity organisations have benefited for the care and support from Love of Books

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