Memory Lane

Autumn 2014
The Stumpers is published. The book's website is launched, and a book release party is held at Castle in the Air.

Commonplace Mouse receives an Honorable Mention from the Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards.

Winter 2014
Commonplace Birthday is selected as a finalist in the ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards.

Autumn 2013
Commonplace Birthday receives a Silver Medal from the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards.

Summer 2013
Karima Cammell and Clint Marsh work on a new illustrated book.

Spring 2013
Commonplace Birthday wins the Best of the East Bay Picture Book prize from Diablo Magazine.

Winter 2013
Commonplace Birthday is published. The book’s launch is celebrated with a benefit party for Oakland Children’s Hospital.

Karima Cammell is among 30 authors celebrated at the annual Authors Dinner hosted by the Berkeley Public Library Foundation.

Autumn 2012
Pirate & Hoopoe is named a Gold Medal winner in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, winning the Moonbeam Spirit Award in the category of Imagination. Pirate & Hoopoe is also named a finalist in the USA Best Book Awards.

Summer 2012
The Visual Media Alliance selects Pirate & Hoopoe for two of its annual prizes, the Gold Medal for Print/Design Excellence and the Grand Prize for General Excellence.

Spring 2012
Pirate & Hoopoe launches its own website, featuring a free download of the audio CD and MP3 Pirate & Hoopoe: The Sixth Tale.

Oakland Magazine includes Pirate & Hoopoe in its “Media Shelf” column. Reviewer Judith Gallman says it is “the most beautiful book of the year to come across my desk.”

Dromedary Press officially debuts Pirate & Hoopoe at a launch party at Castle in the Air the evening of May 30.

Karima is busy at work on two new book projects, and teaches a workshop based on the Dromedary Press pamphlet Publishing a Children’s Book.

Winter 2012
Pirate & Hoopoe is published following the success of the Kickstarter campaign.

Autumn 2011
Pirate & Hoopoe nears completion and is offered for pre-purchase, along with special merchandise, through a Kickstarter.comcampaign.

Spring 2011
Karima is busy in her studio painting the pages for a follow-up to Commonplace Mouse.

Greeting cards with the images from Glowan are available at Castle in the Air.

Autumn 2010
Karima reads from Commonplace Mouse on Thursday, December 2, at Books Inc. in Berkeley.

Commonplace Mouse is selected by the Baton Rouge Advocate for inclusion in its holiday gift guide.

Spring 2010
Glowan is published.

Commonplace Mouse is awarded a Silver Medal in this year’s Independent Publisher Book Awards, the IPPYs.

Winter 2010
Dromedary Press books, dressed prints, and a boat made from a whiskey barrel are on exhibit at Castle in the Air from February 1 through March 19.

Commonplace Mouse is published.

Autumn 2009
Dimitri Goes to the Library is published.

Summer 2009
Commonplace Mouse and Dimitri Goes to the Library go to press.

Spring 2009
Dromedary Press expands its publishing offices.

Autumn 2008
Dromedary Press publishes its first book: Castle in the Air.

Holiday cards from Dromedary Press are on display at our Berkeley store, Castle in the Air.