Alison Lester Children’s Laureate and Sarah Davies award winning illustrator and friend were the keynotes at the Children’s Book Council Christmas dinner. Heaps of authors and illustrators celebrated with the community of book lovers.
Society of Women Writers (SWW) in the Mitchell Library – with its heritage sandstone columns and magnificent rooms – addressed by Professor Yerbury – introduced by historian and author Maria Hill, who’s the President of the Society of Women Writers.
Unleased Festival with festival convenor Jodie Wells Slowgrove – who organised a weekend festival of authors and publishers. it was a buzz! Linda Jaivin gave insight into her travels and life in China – she was so entertaining. Read her books!
But BEST fun was being won by Maureen Johnson (author of Boofheads and many other books) to give her a mini mentorship. Love doing it and watch out for her new series!