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Friday 20 August 2010

School Holiday Workshops at the Children's Bookshop

For you lucky Sydneyites, The Children’s Bookshop in Beecroft has an amazing lineup of School Holiday events this September. Contact the shop now to find out more. Just wish we lived closer... Remember, bookings are essential - get in early.

Screenwriting with Writer in Residence, Nathan Luff

ACTION. Behind your favourite films and TV shows there are great scripts. This hands-on workshop will put you on the path to screenwriting stardom. It will cover story structure, plus how to write engaging action sequences and realistic dialogue. CUT.

When? Wednesday September 29th 9-12-30pm.
For? Students in 3-6
Cost? $50 per student (all materials provided)

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Creative Writing with Writer in Residence, Tristan Bancks

Imagine If … a creative writing workshop for kids. Learn new ways to fire up your imagination, discover ideas, create characters and build confidence in your writing. Create a short story on the day . Hear how writers find inspiration and keep the stories coming. Go behind the writing scenes and learn the tools that Tristan and other authors use to create their books. Packed with information and activities, this will be a fun, high-energy morning of imagination and ideas that will inspire young writers to take their writing to the next level.

When? Tuesday October 5th, 9-12-30pm
For? Students Years 3-6
Cost? $50 per student (all materials provided)

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Visiting the Magic Faraway Tree

Children in this workshop will be setting off on an adventure in the Faraway Tree. They will visit Nursery Rhyme Land, the Land of Enchantments, and the Land of Treats and make friends with several fairy people who live in little dwellings carved out of the tree itself. There's Moon-Face plus lots of other characters! Kids will share stories, invent creatures and create crafts
that are based around Enid Blyton’s book. And all are encouraged to dress up as a character from The Magic Faraway Tree series.

When? Wednesday October 6th, 9-11am
For? Ages 5-7 Cost $30
Workshop Leader? Jocelyn Shute is a talented infants teacher and a great friend of The Children’s Bookshop.

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