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Term 2 Holiday Workshops 2019

Up Coming Events for Children and Adults at The Children's Bookshop, Beecroft

Email staff@thechildrensbookshop.com.au for a full brochure or phone 9481 8811 for bookings.


Workshop 1- Writing Stories with Mick Elliott

Participants in this workshop will explore the writing process.

Join award-winning author, illustrator and TV producer Mick Elliott for

a fun-filled creative writing workshop for kids. Learn how to create memorable characters, exciting plots and hilarious stories.

A school-holiday must for all budding junior writers.

When? Wednesday July 10th, 9am- 12-30pm. For Kids aged 8-10

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

The workshops will be followed by a crazy launch of Mick’s latest series Squidge Dibley.


Workshop 2- The Secrets to Writing Stories

In this hands-on workshop, students will be working with a much applauded children’s author to find out the secrets that assisted Deborah Abela to create flying machines, sea monsters and other skullduggery. Students will begin to create their own fantastic tales.

The workshops will be followed by a thrilling launch of Deborah’s latest novel Final Storm.

 When? Thursday July 11th, 9-12-30pm For Children aged 10-14

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

Workshop 3- Illustrating with Aura Parker

Draw Aura’s picture book characters and invent some of your own! Stretch your imagination and learn what makes a character memorable and expressive while experimenting with charcoal, coloured pencil and watercolour. 

Followed by a wild launch of Aura’s latest picturebook Meerkat Splash!

 When? Friday July 12th, 9-12pm

 For Kids Aged 6-8

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

Other Events

1. Join our Emerging Writers Group at The Children's Bookshop

Meets Last Tuesday of each month at 7pm. Meet at the shop (6 Hannah Street, Beecroft)!

Free. Coffee provided. Interested? Call Paul on 0407 414 261


2. Celebrate the Launch of Amelia McInerney's latest picturebook Bad Crab!

Saturday Launch Saturday June 29th at 4pm. Afternoon tea and prizes!