Category Archives: Local Book Shops

Book Links Event News for 2017! Renew your membership now to be a part of our stellar year to come!

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Happy New Year!  We hope you had a fantastic Festive Season with family and friends!

2017 is looking to be a stellar year for Book Links, our members, our friends, and children all over the place.  Read on to find out about some of our events and projects for the coming year!

And remember to renew your membership for 2017 HERE!

Romancing the Stars x 3

We are hosting three Romancing the Stars events this year!  Come and speed-date some of Australia’s best, and South East Queensland local, children’s and YA authors and illustrators to find out what they have been, and are, working on!

For information and booking details for the Brisbane Event, click HERE!

For information and booking details for the Gold Coast Event, click HERE!

For information and booking details for the Sunshine Coast Event, click HERE!

Write Links Writing Workshops

We have a full year booked for our Write Links Writing Workshops!  Including paid workshops with Richard Newsome, Kerry Brown, Deborah Abela, and Christine Bongers.  For a full list of all the Workshops for 2017, click HERE!

Narelle Oliver Lecture

Libby Gleeson will be presenting the Narelle Oliver Lecture in Children’s Literature in June, watch our social media and website for more details.

StoryArts Festival Ipswich – Narelle Oliver Exhibition

We are honoured to announce that we will be presenting a comprehensive exhibition of the Late Narelle Oliver’s works in partnership with StoryArts Festival Ipswich.

Travelling Suitcases – DVD’s

We will also be beefing up our Travelling Suitcases to ensure that they are all utilised to their full potential, and we will also be offering DVD’s of all our featured authors and illustrators for sale, watch this space.

What is the Romancing the Stars event all about?

Hello everyone!

It seems that there’s been a lot of interest in our Romancing the Stars event.  In fact, for 2016, it will be plural, eventS.  Yes!  We are having two Romancing the Stars events in 2016!  The Brisbane event will be held on Thursday, February 18.  And on Friday, 26 February, there will be an event on at The Sunshine Coast.  Watch this space for more details.

To find out a little more, just check out this video:

What’s on in 2016? Children’s Literature Events Calendar.

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2016 looks to be a very promising year!  Check out the calendar below for all the details of Children’s Literature Events in and around Brisbane, and QLD.

 

2016 Calendar

Another Reminder of How Awesome Romancing the Stars can be – book your tickets now to avoid missing out!

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ONLY 2 WEEKS TO GO!

Have you booked your tickets yet?  They’re selling fast, and as we have a limited amount of tickets, make sure you book now so you don’t miss out!

 

Hi everyone!  Not long until Romancing the Stars 2015.  Check out these two short films, skilfully put together by Peter Allert, from the 2012, 2013, and 2014 events to see what Romancing the Stars is all about.  Then, book your tickets!  You can find the booking details here.

Romancing the Stars 2014

Romancing the Stars 2012 & 2013 Highlights

Sharing Stories – Connect to Reading with Authors & Illustrators – a Book Week Event for Kids aged 10-13

Sharing Stories 2014

Connect to Reading

with authors and illustrators

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An event for children aged

10-13 years

on

Saturday 23 August

from 1:30pm – 4:30pm at

Bulimba State School Hall

Oxford Street, Bulimba

Cost $15

Listen and talk with:

Michael Gerard Bauer, Alison and Nicholas Lochel, Chris Bongers, Andrew King, Samantha Wheeler, Stephen Axelsen, Pat Flynn, Jesse Blackadder, Pamela Rushby and Peter Carnavas…who’ll be singing too!

PLUS Afternoon Tea & Quiz!

Riverbend Books will be selling books written by the authors and illustrators present

Book early – only 100 places available

Maximum 10 students per school

Sharing Stories – poster & booking form

Sharing Stories – booking form