Tag Archives: State Library of Victoria

Children’s Book Festival 2015

‘So what are you doing today Mum?’ Miss Nine asked as we walked to school the morning after the 2015 Children’s Book Festival. ‘I’m going to spend the whole day writing.’ ‘That sounds boring.’ ‘No way. It’s my favourite way … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Festival 2013

As a writer, I experience vicarious joy in the celebration of other writers. And celebrations don’t come more joyful than at the Children’s Book Festival, held annually in Melbourne by The Wheeler Centre in partnership with the State Library of … Continue reading

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Children’s Book Festival 2012

The Children’s Book Festival is aptly named, being a celebration of children’s books and in the tradition of all good festivals, having so much on offer as to make it impossible to do justice to it all. When I read out the … Continue reading

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SheKilda Again

In 2001, the Sisters in Crime Australia celebrated their tenth anniversary by holding the country’s first crime convention in the St Kilda Town Hall in Melbourne; hence the name, SheKilda. Rumour has it the SheKilda organising committee took a decade … Continue reading

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Celebrating Children’s Books

Kudos to the Wheeler Centre for Books Writing and Ideas for today’s Children’s Book Festival. I heard a number of speakers describe it as Melbourne’s ‘first’ Children’s Book Festival, and I’m hoping this means it will become a regular fixture … Continue reading

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