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August 2019

Arabella and the Magic Pencil – A Launch and Exhibition

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - September 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Antipodes Bookshop & Art Gallery, 138 Ocean Beach Road
Sorrento, VIC 3943 Australia
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For curious minds, big and small, the illustrator of Arabella and the Magic Pencil, Shaney Hyde invites you to come and see in vivid detail the wonderful working process of creating a magical picture book, to ensnare and delight! Be a part of a very special Book Launch of Arabella and the Magic Pencil on: Saturday, September 7, between 2-4pm. And peruse the wonderful collection of ideas, drawings and paintings all enveloped into creating the art within the final picture…

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September 2019

Arabella and the Magic Pencil School Holiday Story Time

September 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Antipodes Bookshop & Art Gallery, 138 Ocean Beach Road
Sorrento, VIC 3943 Australia
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October 2019

Arabella and the Magic Pencil School Holiday Story Time

October 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Antipodes Bookshop & Art Gallery, 138 Ocean Beach Road
Sorrento, VIC 3943 Australia
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March 2020

Tabitha and the Raincloud Illustrator Launch

March 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wangaratta Library, 21 Docker Street
Wangaratta, VIC 3677 Australia

Join Melissa Johns the illustrator of 'Tabitha and the Raincloud' for Story Time at Wangaratta Library! Following the reading, join Melissa for craft-time and a catered Q&A and book-signing session! Bring your little people, for a fun-filled day for all!    

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Book Launch: Tree by Lynn Jenkins and Kirrili Lonergan – Newcastle Library

March 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Newcastle City Library, 15 Laman St
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia

Join Loppy for a book launch about how he faces a huge life change - the passing of his friend and confidant, Tree. Tree is the fifth title in the beloved and very popular Lessons of a LAC series. Join Loppy as he faces a huge life change - the passing of his friend and confidant, Tree. Cheer for him as his friend Curly helps him to say goodbye and move forward. A life affirming story to help children process loss.…

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May 2020

Instagram Live Book Launch – Bedtime, Daddy! with Sharon Giltrow

May 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Sharon Giltrow and Paper Bird Kids Bookshop for an Instagram live launch chat, reading and Q&A for Sharon and Katrin Dreiling's upcoming book, Bedtime, Daddy!      

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Isla’s Family Tree Book Launch

May 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MacLean’s Booksellers, 69 Beaumont St
Hamilton, NSW 2303 Australia
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May 2021

Robert Vescio – Sydney Writers Festival

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
The Storytime Clubhouse, Carriageworks, Blacksmith’s Workshop, 245 Wilson Street
Eveleigh, NSW 2015 Australia
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Join author Robert Vescio at The Sydney Writers Festival as he reads his latest release The Art of Words. You can find Robert at The Storytime Clubhouse on Sunday, May 2 @ 10.00am Entry is free, head to the SWF website for more details

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Lana Spasevski – The Sydney Writers Festival

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Storytime Clubhouse, Carriageworks, Blacksmith’s Workshop, 245 Wilson Street
Eveleigh, NSW 2015 Australia
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Join author Lana Spasevski at The Sydney Writers Festival as she reads her latest release Upside-Down Friday You can find Lana at The Storytime Clubhouse on Sunday, May 2 @ 3:00pm Entry is free, head to the SWF website for more details

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June 2021

Pear of Hope Launch

June 12 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Little Gnome Bookshop, 66 Florence St
Wynnum, QLD 4178 Australia
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Join author Wenda Shurety at The Little Gnome Bookshop for the launch of her new book, Pear of Hope. Note from Little Gnome: "You're very welcome to come along to the launch of a picture book 'Pear of Hope', to be held at the Little Gnome Bookshop in Wynnum. We'll be celebrating life, hope and pears with a reading, cake and delicious Little Gnome coffee. Please let Wenda Shurety or Little Gnome know if you can attend so we have…

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