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May 2019

Does the picture tell the story? – Creating Picture Books – A Write Here! Festival Event

May 25, 2019 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Toronto Library, Cnr Brighton Ave & Pemell St
Toronto, NSW 2283 Australia
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AUD$2.00

Description There’s only a few words – how much work could it take to write a picture book? How do the words and pictures, and illustrators and authors, work together? Find out and discover some amazing children’s books when authors Deborah Kelly, Lynn Jenkins and illustrator Gwynneth Jones reveal all about creating picture books with children’s author, Jess Black. Gold coin entry Part of the Write Here! Festival 2019 - full festival program available via https://library.lakemac.com.au/write-here-festival The Write Here! Festival…

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August 2019

Author Visit – Susanne Gervay – Mount Druitt Hospital Child Care Centre

August 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mount Druitt Hospital Child Care Centre, crn of Luxford and Railway Street
Mt Druitt, NSW 2770 Australia

Susanne Gervay, author of Boy in the Big Blue Glasses, will join the families of Mount Druitt Hospital Childcare this Thursday! Susanne will be talking all about Heroes and the kids can learn all about Sammy and his Big Blue Glasses, a hero for all bespectacled kids great and small! Kids, be sure to dress up as your favourite superheroes! Thursday 1 August 2019 10-11am PHONE (02) 9881 1929 Sam doesn’t like his new glasses. They make his ears hurt.…

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Family Day Launch of Ella & Mrs Gooseberry

August 4, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Edendale Farm, Mummery Room, 30 Gastons Rd, Eltham., 30 Gastons Rd
Eltham, VIC 3095 Australia
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You are invited to the special family day launch of Ella and Mrs Goosberry. A picture book about love, kindness and community by local children's author Vikki Conley! It will be fun-filled morning for the whole family to enjoy, with activities such as: Nature craft Story art and grandparent activities And most excitedly, Ella and Mrs Gooseberry will be launched by Miles Franklin Award winner Sofie Laguna! Entry is Free but please RSVP to [email protected]

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Book Launch: Boy in the Big Blue Glasses with the CBCA

August 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Waverley Library, 32-48 Denison St
Waverley, New South Wales 2022 Australia
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‘The CBCA Eastern Suburbs and Waverley Library are launching The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses‘ Join author Susanne Gervay OAM, and illustrator Marjorie Crosby-Fairall, super hero Sammy and his gang of kids, from their new book The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses. All super heroes welcome! Susanne is a celebrated Australian children’s author who received the Lifetime Social Justice Literature Award for children’s literature. Marjorie is an award winning picture book illustrator. Endorsed by Good Vision for Life.…

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Book Launch – Boy in the Big Blue Glasses – St Columba’s Primary School

August 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
St Columba’s Primary School, Lockyer Street
Adamstown, NSW 2289 Australia
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Sammy, his classmates and author Susanne Gervay will join the students of St Columba’s Primary School for the book launch of Boy in the Big Blue Glasses in Adamstown! Friday 9th August 2019 PHONE (02) 4952 1642 Program   The Boy in the Big Blue Glasses is a swashbuckling adventure, where cardboard boxes become googly-eyed fish and even a pirate ship! Watch out for sharks as Sammy, the brave captain leads his crew of girls and boys across the seas.…

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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 @ 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 @ 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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