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Our Little Inventor is a fantastic book for kids by Melbourne author and illustrator Sher Rill Ng.
It's the story of a young girl, Nell, who creates an ingenious machine to fight pollution and save her city. With beautiful illustrations and an inspiring heroine, Ng's story of creativity, perseverance and resilience has struck a chord with many young readers.
At this session at Warrnambool Art Gallery in July, Sher Rill will read from Our Little Inventor and chat with kids about her own creative career, working as an illustrator and designer. She’ll share some trade tips and tricks – about drawing faces, inventing characters and dreaming up amazing machines – then, kids will get the chance to start some drawing projects of their own.
We'll provide all the materials! Just bring your budding illustrator. Suitable for 4–8-year-olds.
Sher Rill Ng is a Melbourne-based illustrator. She graduated from RMIT with a Bachelor of Design and works as a web and mobile UX/UI designer. Sher Rill also took part in the Imaginism House Workshop, an intensive art training program in Montreal, Canada, working with some of the best artists in the concept art/animation industry.
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!