On Monday 14 August, Wellington Central Library is hosting a fantabulous story time series featuring finalists from the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Bring your little ones along for stories read by their very own authors and illustrators. Here's the timetable:
9.30am: Story time (under 5s):
Richard Fairgray, My Grandpa is a Dinosaur
Toby Morris, The Day the Costumes Stuck
10am: Story time (under 5s)
Ripeka Goddard, Tuna rāua ko Hiriwa
Fifi Colston, Torty and the Soldier
10.30am: Story time (under 5s)
Lisala Halapua, The Mouse and the Octopus
Gavin Bishop, Helper & Helper
12noon: Very Special New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults Press Conference hosted by Thalia Kehoe Rowden.
The very special press conference is where a line up of finalists will front up to the hard questions from their readers... kids! So if your young reader has a burning questions, be sure to bring them to the Library at 12noon on Monday 14 August for the Very Special New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults Press Conference. Guest appearance from Mayor Justin Lester.
Jennifer Beck, Torty and the Soldier
Calico McClintock, Ngā Manu Tukutuku e Whitu o Matariki
Maris O’Rourke, Te Haerenga Māia a Riripata i Te Araroa
Heather Hunt, The Cuckoo and the Warbler
For more information on the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, visit the website here.