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The Flying Optometrist picture book launch

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Kinokuniya Bookstore

The Galeries Level 2

500 George Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Join us for the launch of The Flying Optometrist with author Joanne Anderton and the Flying Optometrist himself, her father Philip Anderton.

The Flying Optometrist is a picture book story about an adventure across the country. But it is also about the Australian landscape, the country-city divide in modern Australian society, and optometry. In his journey from the coast to central Australia, the optometrist travels from a busy city to a tiny town. As he flies, the landscape below him changes, from coast to mountains, over fields, and finally into the Australian desert.

The book is inspired by Joanne's father, Philip Anderton, who really does fly in his little red aeroplane (which he built himself) to remote communities to provide eye-health care to people who otherwise wouldn’t get it.

6pm arrivals for a 6.30pm start.

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Kinokuniya Bookstore

The Galeries Level 2

500 George Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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