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Imagine a Story with Gabrielle Wang


Transport your students into an enchanting world of illustration and imagination with Australian Children’s Laureate, Gabrielle Wang.


In this interactive workshop designed for Grade 5 and 6-aged children, 2022-23 Australian Children’s Laureate Gabrielle Wang will lead participants on an engaging dragon drawing experience, where they will learn how to create their own magical creatures and bring them to life on the page.

During the process, Wang will also share her creative inspiration, and speak about her journey to becoming an author and her experiences growing up with Chinese heritage in Australia.

Materials will be provided, so all participants need to bring is their imagination and a sense of adventure.

Presented in partnership with Warrnambool Library and The Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation

How to book

There are two free workshops available on Wednesday 26 April at Warrnambool Library.

Workshop One: 11.30am-12.30pm

Worskhop Two: 1.30pm-2.30pm

Bookings enquiries can be made with Warrnambool Library via email.



Gabrielle Wang

Gabrielle Wang is an author and illustrator born in Melbourne of Chinese heritage and the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2022 and 2023. Her maternal great grandfather came to Victoria during the Gold Rush and her father from Shanghai. Her stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with... Read more


Warrnambool Library

8 Kepler Street, Warrnambool

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