Events for Nov/Dec

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Nov 22:  Picture Book Illustration (for adults)

Have you ever wanted to illustrate a children’s book? Join me to find out how. Learn how character design, composition, choice of medium and typography all affect the visual story, and have a go yourself.

Bring your favourite drawing materials and a notepad or sketchbook.

WHEN: Thursday Nov 22nd
TIMES: 6:00pm-7:30pm
WHERE: Victoria Park Library, 27 Sussex Street, East Victoria Park, WA 6101
AGES: 8-12yo
COST: $3 per person
BOOKINGS: essential. Click here to book online, or call the library on 9373 5500.


Nov 30:  Pyjama Party and Bedtime Storytime Session

Join the Karratha Library team along with authors James Foley and Meg McKinlay for a fun-filled bedtime story session featuring books created by Western Australians.

This event is proudly presented by Writing WA and the City of Karratha.

WHEN: Friday Nov 30th
TIMES: 4:00pm-6:00pm
WHERE: Karratha Library, 27 Welcome Rd, Karratha WA
AGES: families
COST: $40 for 2 adults and 2 kids; $10 for single tickets
DRESS CODE: pyjamas!
BOOKINGS: essential; click here.


Dec 2:  Backyard Book Fair

Be entertained. Write. Draw and create!
Meet Western Australian children’s authors and illustrators and have your favourite book signed.

WHEN: Sunday Dec 2nd
TIMES: 10:30am-12:30pm
WHERE: State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis St, Perth, WA
AGES: families
COST: $20 per family/group of up to 6 people. This also gives you $20 credit to buy books!
BOOKINGS: essential; click here.

 

 

 

Author: James Foley

James makes books for courageous kids. He’s the author/illustrator of the S.Tinker Inc graphic novel series for middle primary: Brobot (2016), Dungzilla (2017) and Gastronauts (2018) star Sally Tinker, the world’s foremost inventor under the age of twelve, and Joe Tinker, her stinky baby brother. James’ earlier books My Dead Bunny (2015) In The Lion (2012), The Last Viking (2011) and The Last Viking Returns (2014) have all scored several honours, including children’s choice awards, shortlistings in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year awards, and selection to the International Youth Library’s White Raven list. James comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Follow him on FB/twitter/insta/youtube @jamesfoleybooks, or at www.jamesfoley.com.au .

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