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Up-coming Events for Children

at The Children's Bookshop, Beecroft

As part of our 'Wild Winter' of 20 workshops and launches at The Children's Bookshop, come along to a Yellow Launch! 
Meet bestselling author Tim Harris as he introduces Exploding Endings 4, the great short stories series for kids. Wear yellow. Pikachus and bananas welcome. Follow the Yellow Brick Road. When? Thursday July 6 at 4pm. Afternoon tea provided. Free but RSVP #booklovers#bookstagram @timharrisbooks @harbourpublishing #explodingendings

In the Term 2, 2017 school holidays, we are pleased to announce a range of events

including visiting authors and artists, reading and writing workshops.

Email us for a full brochure at

Workshop 1: Escape into Another World with Belinda Murrell

When? Wednesday July 5th, 9-12-30pm  For Children Ages 8-12

Cost? $50 per student. All materials provided. Book early!

Workshop 2: Going on a Bear Hunt- A Workshop for the Little Ones

When? Monday July 10th ,  9am-11am, For Kids Aged 4-6

Cost? $30 for the morning. Book early!

Workshop 3: An English HSC Revision Course- Advanced English

Just before the HSC Trials commence? Students will enjoy the opportunity for a quick revision of the English HSC Papers (Paper 1 and 2), reviewing the Area of Study and reviewing strategies for approaching Modules A-C. This Revision morning will focus on the Advanced Course and hand-outs are provided.

When? Tuesday July 11th 9-1pm for Advanced Students. Cost? $50 per student 

Workshop 4: An Illustration Course with Sara Acton

When? Wednesday July 12th, 9-12-30 for Children  Ages 8-12

Cost? $50 per student. All materials provided. Book early

Workshop 5:  Bookmaking and story craft workshop with Zanni Louise

When? Thursday July 13, 9-12, For Kids aged 6-8

Cost? $50 - includes morning tea.

Workshop 6: A Course for Adults interested in Writing for Children.

  When? Friday July 14th, Cost $60, Adults, 9am-1pm, Morning tea provided.

See you at The Children?s Bookshop!