family fun day, cbca book week event, abbotsford convent, tony bones, amanda cooper, gallery for a day, adam wallace, anne e stewart, books ilustrated

2018 Book Week Event

A Family Fun Day to celebrate CBCA Children’s Book Week

was held on Sunday 26th August, 2018 at the Abbotsford Convent

It was a literary feast of storytelling, performance, and workshops.

10:30 – 11:15: Tony Bones performed A Walk in the Bush by Gwyn Perkins
11:45 -  12:30: Amanda Cooper ran “Gallery for a Day – Art Detectives”
13:00 – 13:45: Workshop with author/illustrator Adam Wallace on writing & illustration
14:00 – 14:45: Storyteller Anne E Stewart entertained with a feast of stories

Ann James and Ann Haddon from Books Illustrated hosted a pop-up bookshop too!

Art activities include: Magic Clay Sculpture; Make your own character; Create a Sand Picture; Collage; Drawing and Colouring; Make your own Badge; and Face Painting.