Prom Coast Festival Children's Literature Day

Prom Coast Festival

Event Date: 
17 March 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Alison Lester, Amanda Cooper, Roland Harvey, Michelle Scully, Liz Farrell, Janeen Webb,

An all-day event for families in Fish Creek.

10:00am-11:00am
Rail Trail Story Time for cyclists: Bring your bike and while riding along the trail, be delighted by story tellers who can spin some good railway and train yarns.

10:15am-11:00am
Rail Trail Story Time for walkers

10:00am-4:00pm
Gallery for a Day
'Be an Art Detective’: Join Amanda Cooper for a selection of activities, to 'Be an Art Detective'. You will expore the art of picture book making and also become an 'Art Detective, as you wander through the gallery of books and original art works.

11:00am-3:00pm
Make a Wind Chime -
activity run by the Sandy Point Community, using found materials

11:15am-12:15pm
Great Paper Plane Fly-Off
(materials supplied): Come and join us to design and make your own paper plane, to take part in the Great Paper Plane Fly-Off.

11:30am-12:30pm
Author/Illustrator talks and presentations: Meet with and listen to Roland Harvey and other author/illustrators.

1:00pm-2:00pm
Scully's Musical Stories: Michelle Scully will launch her musical renditions of popular children's stories by our own Alison Lester. A wonderful interactive musical program for all the family to enjoy. 

1:00pm-2:00pm
Fantasy and Science Fiction
for teenage and young adult readers: Join local authors Liz Farrell and Janeen Webb for an interactive workshop exploring the worlds of fantasy and science fiction.

2:00pm-3:00pm
Information sessions:
Mandy Cooper - "Being a Children's Book Council Awards Judge"

Deb Bray - "How to read to littlies”: Why story telling and reading with babies and young children is important to their development in so many ways.

3:00PM-4:00pm
Author/illustrator talks and presentations: Alison Lester and other author/illustrators  talk about their books and work.