ANCHORED: Book reading & Signing

Head to the Dymocks Neutral Bay store as they host local children’s author Debra Tidball to celebrate her new book Anchored. There will be a reading of the book on the day and lots of fun and exciting activities.

Storytime with Debra Tidball @ SWF

Join Deb as she kicks off this year’s Sydney Writer’s Festival Storytime Clubhouse program. Deb will be doing a live reading of her new book Anchored, a story that will ‘tug’ on the heartstrings and remind kids that love can travel across oceans. 

Storytime Adventures With Irma Gold

” Award-winning author Irma Gold regales with her captivating and heart-warming picture books in this storytime session for children and their carers. Irma’s interactive and engaging session will take us on a fun journey with the penguin, elephant and bear […]

BOOK LAUNCH: One Book Was All It Took

“Join Wenda Shurety in-conversation with Zewlan Moore as she launches her latest picture book, One Book Was All It Took. Wenda will be answering questions about the inspiration for the story and doing a reading. There will be cupcakes!”

Brisbane Writers Festival: Story Time with Alison McLennan

Duration: 30 minutes Drop in to The Studio for free storytime events. Alison will present a reading of her picture books Hotel for Bees and Growing Pains, which promote caring for the local environment and overcoming fears. Hosted by Rebecca Sparrow. Recommended for […]

Brisbane Writers Festival: What IS a book? with Kellie Byrnes

What IS a book, anyway? Kellie Byrnes will share This Is NOT a Book, and explain the essential components of a book that all young readers and writers need to understand. Recommended for Prep – Year 3. Kellie will be hosting one session […]

Words on the Waves Festival: FIND YOUR BEST IDEA! Panel

Join EK allumni Paul Russell as he chats with Charlotte Barkla & Anna Ciddor, moderated by Louise Park. Our three panellists write books that entertain, inform, and inspire. This session will look at each author’s style and how their stories are […]

Words on the Waves Festival: What If … ? Panel

Join What If … ? Creators Lynn Jenkins & Kirrili Lonergan at their author panel as part of the Words on the Waves Festival’s School Program. Moderated by the lovely Susanne Gervay (author of The Boy In the Big Blue Glasses) […]

Book Launch: Get Ready, Mamma!

Join Sharon Giltrow at the historic Literature Centre to celebrate the launch of her hilarious picture book GET READY, MAMA! About this event Help Sharon to officially launch her new book GET READY, MAMA! Be sure to wear your favourite pyjamas and sparkly dance shoes. Get […]

Book Launch: This is My Dad

Join Dimity Powell and award-winning teacher librarian, Megan Daley as they embark on Leo’s journey of discovery. Following an illuminating discussion about the story behind the story, Dimity will share Leo’s tale aloud and invite youngsters to join in some […]