CBCA Book Week Family Fun Day

The Children’s Book Council Australia is bringing children and books together to celebrate CBCA Book Week 18-24 Aug 2018. This year’s theme is ‘Find your treasure’.

The CBCA is hosting a Book Week Family Fun Day on Sunday 26th August 10 am–3 pm at The Abbotsford Convent.

The all-day event will feature performances, musical stories, workshops and storytelling. Art activities include magic clay sculpture; make your own character; create a sand picture; collage; drawing and colouring; make your own badge, and face painting.

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TONY ‘BONES’ APPLEBY OF ‘BOOKS TO LIFE’

Presents a performance of ‘A walk in the Bush’ by Gwyn Perkins
Be early to get good seats

TIME: 10.15 am
www.bookstolife.com.au

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SCULLY’S MUSICAL STORIES

A musical rendition of ‘The Very Noisy Baby’ and ‘Kissed by the Moon’ by the talented trio from ‘Scully’s Musical Stories’. A wonderful interactive musical program for all the family to enjoy.

TIME: 11am

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GALLERY FOR A DAY ‘ART DETECTIVES’

Explore the art of picture book making with Amanda Cooper as she takes you through the process. Become an ‘art detective’ as you wander through the gallery of books and artworks.

TIME: 11.30am

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ADAM WALLACE AUTHOR AND CARTOONIST WORKSHOP

New York Times #1 Best Seller Adam Wallace will entertain and educate his audience with his artworks and storytelling.

TIME: 12:30pm

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ANNE E STEWART STORYTELLER EXTRAORDINAIRE ANNE

She will inspire you with her amazing stories.

TIME: 1:15pm
www.anneestewart.com.au

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HANDS-ON WORKSHOP WITH ANNA WALKER

Workshop: make your own creature. Award Winning Author/Illustrator Anna Walker will share her expertise and show you how to make your very own ‘Creature’.

TIME: 2pm
www.annawalker.com.au


Tickets are available at the venue on the day.
Adult: Free
Children: $5
For more information head to Book Week Family Fun Day

Main image: Artwork by Anna Walker copyright The Children’s Book Council of Australia.

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