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Thursday 24 February 2011

Events: Workshops at The Children's Bookshop

There's an amazing line up of events at The Children's Bookshop in Beecroft this coming Easter holidays. You don't want the kids to miss out on these! Book early to avoid disappointment.

Calling all Future Writers! Author Sue Whiting will be leading a writing workshop for students aged 9-12 years. Participants in this workshop will be exploring the writing process, focusing on writing skills and gaining tips on developing plot, character and setting ! Activities will be hands-on and students will particularly gain insight into ways to improve writing skills.
When? Thursday April 14th, 9-12-30pm

For Students Aged 9-12

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

Draw Dream Write Delight
A creative writing workshop for younger kids. Imaginations will run wild in this writing and illustrating super-session with children’s author, Aleesah Darlison. Create and draw cool, kooky characters and get started on a story about them. This workshop promotes creativity and sharing of ideas. Free goody bag included.

When? Wednesday 13 April, 9-12-30pm For Ages 7-9

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

Illustrating Picture Books with Peter Carnavas
In this hands-on workshop, students will be sharing drawing tips and ideas for creating picture books with well nown Australian illustrator Peter Carnavas. Peter will share his knowledge and expertise and children will develop illustrating techniques to bring characters to life!

When? Monday April 11th, 9-12-30pm For Students Aged 8-12

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

Precious Pets and Cuddly Creatures
Kids will share stories about pets, invent creatures and create crafts that are based the theme of pets and cuddly creatures. And a Petting Zoo is visiting the shop for the kids!

When? Friday April 15th, 9-11am For Children Aged 5-7

Cost? $30 per student. All materials are provided. Book early!