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at The Wheeler Centre

Alison Lester’s book-making workshop

Join one of Australia’s best-loved creators of children’s books (including the contemporary classic Are We There Yet?) in this special storytelling and illustration workshop for children aged 6–11. The workshop will draw on Alison’s award-winning latest picture book, Kissed by the Moon, which celebrates a child’s wonder at the natural world. Children will be inspired by nature and the changing seasons to write a story and illustrate a book using watercolours.

Wheeler Kids

Immersion in literacy is one of the most important factors in determining the outcome of a child’s future – and nurturing a love of books and reading is part of that. Also, kids plus books and writing equals fun. We’re delighted to be presenting a new series of events for the younger reader in your life: Wheeler Kids. Roll up and enjoy!

Who?

Portrait of Alison Lester

Alison Lester

Alison Lester grew up on a farm by the sea, and first rode a horse as a baby in her father's arms. Her picture books mix imaginary worlds with everyday life, encouraging children to believe in themselves and celebrate the differences that make them special. Alison is involved in many community art projects and spends part of every year travelling to remote Indigenous communities, using her books to help children and adults write and draw about their own lives.

Wheeler Kids

Immersion in literacy is one of the most important factors in determining the outcome of a child’s future – and nurturing a love of books and reading is part of that. Also, kids plus books and writing equals fun. We’re delighted to be presenting a new series of events for the younger reader in your life: Wheeler Kids. Roll up and enjoy!

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