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Wednesday 29 June 2011

Events: July Holidays at The Children's Bookshop

In the Term 2, 2011 school holidays, The Children's Bookshop are pleased to announce a range of events including visiting authors and artists, reading and writing workshops. Writer in Residence, Oliver Phommavanh will be visiting, as well as Artist in Residence, Lisa Stewart.

Calling all future writers!
Author Oliver Phommavanh will be leading a writing workshop for students aged 8-12.

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? Wednesday July 6th, 9-12-30pm, for Students Aged 9-12
Cost? $50 per student. All materials are provided. Book early!

Collage with Japanese Papers
Imaginations will run wild in this illustrating workshop with children’s illustrator, Lisa Stewart. The group will be using Washi (Japanese) papers combined with drawing to create original works of art!

When? Tuesday July 5th, 9-12-30pm For Ages 8-12

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

Dr Suess Workshop
Children in this workshop will share the adventures of The Cat in the Hat and other creations of Dr Seuss. Be prepared for stories, crafts and activities inspired by the works of Dr Seuss. And there is a prize for the best dressed Dr Seuss character in the workshop!

When? Friday July 8th, 9-11am For Children Ages 5-7

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

Enquire at The Children’s Bookshop, 6 Hannah Street, Beecroft, tel: 9481 8811 or email staff@thechildrensbookshop.com.au