Cost: check with the bookshop—by email or phone 9481 8811
2. Creating Spooking Houses with Sarah Davis
In this hands-on workshop for children in grades 3–6, you will make a paper diorama of a haunted house with Sarah Davis, illustrator of Sounds Spooky. Design character cutouts and set up and photograph little dioramas with spooky lighting. Go home with a photo print, and your house and characters.
When: Tuesday 9 July 2013, 9–12.30pm
Cost: $50 per student. All materials provided. Book early!
If you’re in NSW, head over to The Children’s Bookshop in Beecroft on 11 August—there will be lots happening to celebrate National Bookshop Day.
The bookshop will have authors working in the shop window, an artist in residence will be creating some illustrations, there will be book busking, face-painting, a sausage sizzle and balloons.
Schedule for the Morning:
10–10.45am Special Story-Time!
Meet Ursula Dubosarsky who will be reading such books as Too Many Elephants in This House and The Terrible Plop.
11.30am Meet Duncan Ball, author of Selby and Emily Eyefinger. (Selby will also be there to meet the kids.)
10am–12 noon Meet a range of authors in the Living Window—authors will be writing in the window! The Artist in Residence for the morning, Lisa Stewart, will also be working on illustrations in the shop.
Where: The Children’s Bookshop, 6 Hannah Street, Beecroft NSW