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Kids Day description

Be part of a magical day of stories, performances and hands-on fun as authors, actors and adventurers take over Kids Corner to entertain and inspire our youngest readers.

The Story Tent

The Story Hub of Kids’ Day features an All Star line-up of Phil Cummings, Jacqueline Harvey, Tamsin Janu, Andy Joyner, Anna Walker and It’s Rhyme Time.
Don’t miss Story Trove’s inventive world of story-telling through live performance and creative play.
Tamsin Janu is supported by the Prime Minister’s Literary Award.

Nest Studio

Nest Studio helps little artists express themselves in many ways! Create a forest out of cardboard boxes, publish a story about a lost hen, print some original lines
of poetry….or join in the fun by making an official Writers’ Week bookmark to keep or distribute to our audience.

Evelyn Roth’s Nylon Zoo

It’s time for a parade! Evelyn is bringing an echidna to the Gardens so get ready to don a costume, be part of the parade of animals, before climbing into the belly of
the echidna for a story.

Face Painting with Fizzbubble

9.30am – 3pm

Free: Nest Studio and Nylon Zoo
Bookings on site on the day


Story Tent Program
9.30am It's Rhyme Time
10.00am Storytelling with Phil Cummings
10.20am My Favourite Story with Carl Smith
10.30am Story Trove - Tintinnabula
11.00am-11.30am BREAK
11.30am Storytelling with Anna Walker
11.50am My Favourite Story with Jane Doyle
12.00pm Andy Joyner with Carl Smith
12.30pm Story Trove - Mr Huff
1.00-1.30pm BREAK
1.30pm Kensey & Max with Jacqueline Harvey
2.00pm Story Trove - Tintinnabula
2.30pm Figgy in the World with Tamsin Janu
3.00pm My Favourite Story with Eddie Woo

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