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July 2019

Visual Storytelling Workshops with Aśka

16 July @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 18 July 2019 at 11:00 am

$16
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Join illustrator and science communicator Aśka in a hands-on illustration workshop covering character emotions (facial expressions and body language), representing time and sound in pictures and try your hand at telling a story using a single drawing. Materials are provided. Book your spot via trybooking.

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Stuff Sucks Writing Workshop

17 July @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Bridgetown Regional Library, 75 Steere Street
Bridgetown, WA 6255 Australia
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Free
mid shot of author Steve Heron

Author Steve Heron will help participants to express the tough stuff through writing - journaling, poetry and conquering the unvanquished truths. This workshop is free of charge, but bookings are essential. For more information, and to book your place, please contact Bridgetown Regional Library by phone (9761 2503), or in person.  

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Visual Storytelling Workshops with Aśka

18 July @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 18 July 2019 at 11:00 am

$16
Photo of Aska in a classroom with three children drawing

Join illustrator and science communicator Aśka in a hands-on illustration workshop covering character emotions (facial expressions and body language), representing time and sound in pictures and try your hand at telling a story using a single drawing. Materials are provided. Book your spot via trybooking.

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One Small Step! Celebrating the Moon Landing

21 July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boffins Books, 85 Williams Street
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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$5

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon landing, join Astronaut Amy as she takes you on a zooming adventure through space.

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August 2019

Book Launch: The Monster Who Wasn’t by T.C. Shelley

3 August @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Paper Bird Children’s Books & Arts, 42 Henry Street
Fremantle, WA Australia
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Free
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Bloomsbury Publishing and Paper Bird invite you to the launch of T.C. Shelley's The Monster who Wasn't, a fantastic new adventure book for children aged 9-12.

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Tales of History and Mystery with Glenn Swift: Book Week Launch

8 August @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wanneroo Library, 3 Rocca Way
Wanneroo, WA 6065 Australia
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Free
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Embark on a fascinating tale trail bursting with history, intrigue and delight.

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Kids Workshop with Author Kathryn Lefroy

10 August @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dymocks Joondalup, Shop 16, 420 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup, WA 6919 Australia
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$5.00
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Dymocks Joondalup has a special event planned with the author of Alex and the Alpacas Save the World for Love your Bookshop Day.

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Children’s Book Week 2019: Storytime with Meg McKinlay

19 August @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Amherst Village Library, 2 Holmes Street
Southern River, WA 6110 Australia
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Free

Meg McKinlay grew up in Bendigo, Victoria, in a book-loving household with no TV. She has published seventeen books for children, ranging from picture books through to young adult novels, and a collection of poetry for adults. Her work has won a number of national awards including the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the Queensland Literary Award. Meg has also been shortlisted in the Children's Book Council Book of the Year awards. Her latest titles are Catch a Falling Star and…

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Writing Workshop with AJ Betts (Ages 11 to 17)

22 August @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Morley Library, 240 Walter Road West
Morley, WA 6062 Australia
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Free
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Join YA author AJ Betts for a fun and useful workshop to help you through the writing process.

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National Science Week Event: Meet Author AJ Betts

24 August @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
AH Bracks Library + Creative Space, Corner Stock Road and Canning Highway
Melville, WA 6156 Australia
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Free
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In this session, A.J. shares how research can be used, not only to create compelling settings, but to shape the story itself. This talk provides practical suggestions for writing, world-building and publishing, and is suitable for adult and young adult readers and writers (aged twelve and up).

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Enter by 1 September for your chance to win!

Win a Festival Pass and 5 nights’ accommodation for 2 people at this year’s Ubud Writers Festival

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