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Monday 30 August 2010

Hank Zipzer in Sydney for SCBWI Conference

Hank Zipzer: The World’s Greatest Underachiever co-author and international children’s film producer Lin Oliver will be in Sydney to attend the international Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Conference (SCBWI) from 17-19 September.

The Hank Zipzer series, starring the charismatic underdog Hank, will be officially celebrated with Walker Books Managing Director Sarah Foster speaking and introducing Lin Oliver on Friday 17th September, 2010 at 8pm at the Hugenden Hotel, Woollahra and attended by many SCBWI members and supporters.

Hank Zipzer is also co-written by Henry Winkler – well-known from his role as The Fonz in the long-running family series Happy Days. Inspired by the true life experiences of Henry Winkler, this winning series about the world's greatest underachiever is funny, touching, and deals with learning differences in a gentle and humorous manner.

For further information about the SCWBI conference, just head here.

See a hilarious and wonderful clip of Lin and Henry talking about their series here.

Visit the Hank Zipzer website.