Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Sydney Writers' Festival - Children's Festival of Moving Stories 14 Nov - 4 Dec
Festival is thrilled to present our first ever Children’s Festival of
packed up our favourite children's stories, writers and illustrators and
we’re setting off to tell our tales and to collect new ones.
better place to launch a new children’s program, and to celebrate
storytelling in all forms, than Western Sydney, where there are more
children than anywhere else in the state?
Look out for us on Russ
the Travelling Story Bus as we make our way around Western
Sydney from 14-28 November. We will be very hard to miss!
get ready to enter a whole new world at Stories from the Pyjamaverse, our
opening night event for children and families at Parramatta’s Riverside
Theatre on Friday 28 November.
Roadshow sees a line-up of some of Australia’s best writers
and illustrators for children travelling to libraries across Western Sydney
for a series of free events for local schools. Libraries include Bankstown
City Library and Knowledge Centre, Blacktown City Library, Parramatta City
Library, The Whitlam Library, Cabramatta, Liverpool City Library and
Penrith City Library.
don’t miss the chance to hear Australia’s Children’s Laureate, Jackie French,
talk about ‘magic' books or bestselling children’s author,
Mem Fox, discuss
how stories are made.
hope you can join us on our big new adventure.
wishes, Jeanmarie Morosin
Head of Children’s Programs
Venue Parramatta Riverside Theatres
28 November Pre-show
entertainment 5:30 – 6:30 pm Show time 6:30
– 7:30 pm Tickets Adults
$15 | Children $10 | Family
of four $40 Dress Pyjamas