BOOKED OUT: Alison Lester author talk (Woden Library)
Monday, September 16, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (AEST)
A family-friendly author talk with Children's Laureate Alison Lester.
Join popular children's author Alison Lester as she talks about her work as Australia's first Children's Laureate, her adventures travelling around the world and her experiences in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities sharing and building stories with children.
Alison's books will be available for purchasing and signing at the event.
About Alison Lester
Alison's 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.
Alison has written and illustrated more than 40 books for children, inlcuding Are We There Yet? and Noni the Pony. Along with Boori Monty Pryor, she was appointed Children's Laureate for 2012 and 2013.