Special event for children - Join us for a day of family fun to celebrate the first day of Children’s Book Week!
SATURDAY - 22 AUGUST 2015, BETWEEN 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Join members of the Brisbane Illustrators Group and Write Links at the State Library of Queensland for a series of specially curated activities for children, young people and their families.
In the Knowledge Walk, help us create characters and images for two stories written especially for the occasion by Queensland writers.
In the Parlour, there will be illustrators demonstrating their skills using both traditional and digital methods, including Lucia Masciullo, award winning illustrator of Come Down Cat! (CBCA Honour Book and Prime Minister Award shortlisted, 2012), Family Forest (CBCA shortlist 2011) and the successful series Our Australian Girl.
Join the fun in The Corner with storytelling sessions by local picture book
authors Andrew King and Peter Taylor who will bring their picture books to life
with the help of special guests Bear Bot, and Creepy Crocodile!.