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August 2020

West Aussie Children’s Books Exhibition

1 August - 18 October
City of Perth Library, 573 Hay Street
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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Free

Catch your favourite Fremantle Press authors in a new exhibition featuring Western Australian children's books and YA novels at the City of Perth Library.

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September 2020

Shaun Tan Exhibition: Rules of Summer

18 September - 8 November
Cannery Arts Centre, Norseman Road
Esperance, WA 6450 Australia
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Image is of one of Shaun Tan's illustrations from the exhibition

Rules of Summer features a set of original paintings from Shaun Tan made for the picture book of the same title.

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2020 AWESOME Festival

28 September - 2 October
Perth Cultural Centre, Francis Street and, William St
Northbridge, WA 6003 Australia
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$20.50 – $100.50
Image is of a crowd of people in the Perth Cultural Centre facing an outdoor stage.

The Festival showcases a spectacular array of events including theatre, dance, early childhood activities, music, film, literature, visual arts and creative hands-on activities for children aged 0 to12 and their families.

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October 2020

National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF)

1 October - 4 October
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Free
National Young Writers' Festival logo

The National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF) is an annual gathering of young writers, a place to show work, share ideas, and learn.

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Ling Li’s Lantern Book Launch and Lantern Party: Bridgetown

1 October @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bridgetown Public Library, 75 Steere Street
Bridgetown, WA 6255 Australia
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Free
Ling Li's Lantern book launch

Bridgetown Public Library welcomes you to come down and celebrate the launch of Steve Heron's new children's book Ling Li's Lantern with vibrant illustrations by Benjamin Johnston.

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Sophie McNeil: We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know

1 October @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
State Library of Western Australia (SLWA), 25 Francis St
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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$10 – $12
Images are a pen and ink sketch of author Sophie McNeil and the book cover of We Can't Say We Didn't Know.

PEN Perth and the State Library of Western Australia invite you to join Sophie McNeill, acclaimed journalist and author of We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know for an insightful lecture and public discussion. 

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Spark Prize In-Conversation Workshop

2 October @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Free

Hear from an author and editor about the author-editor relationship and gain valuable insights into writing a book proposal that will grab a publisher's attention.

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Book Launch: The Last Asbestos Town by Helen Hagemann

3 October @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street
Fremantle, WA Australia
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Free

OOTA Writers and committee members Richard Regan and Leanne Searle will launch Helen Hagemann’s debut novel The Last Asbestos Town

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In Conversation with Craig Silvey on ‘Honeybee’

4 October @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
State Library of Western Australia (SLWA), 25 Francis St
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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$5
Book cover of Honey Bee by Craig Slivey

Craig Silvey will be in-conversation event with Gillian O'Shaughnessy.

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Lantern Party in the Park

6 October @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mitchell Park Busselton, Cnr Queen St and Prince St
Busselton, 6280
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Free

Come and celebrate the launch of Steve Heron's new picture book Ling Li's Lantern and join the lantern party.

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