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BIG news! Sarah Davis Illustration Workshop – Sunday, 28th August

Sarah Davis workshop

BIG news!  Sarah Davis Illustration Workshop – Sunday, 28th August.  Please SHARE, your friends will love you for it!
The Nuts And Bolts Of Illustration
Join award-winning illustrator Sarah Davis for an intensive three hour illustration workshop, which will help you take your illustration skills to the next level. Suitable for emerging and established illustrators, ages 15+.
The workshop will cover:
• Developing a visual narrative
• Designing effective characters
• Maximising visual impact
• Creating dynamic compositions.
This will be a hands on session with lots of drawing, so bring your favourite sketchbooks and drawing materials.
In association with: Book Links – the Centre for Children’s Literature
Sunday 28th August, 10 am to 1 pm
The Learning Place, Queensland Writers Centre, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane QLD 4151
Bring drawing materials and a sketchbook.
To book your place, click here!

Book Links Lecture in Children’s Literature

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Announcing the inaugural Book Links Lecture in Children’s Literature

Book Links is pleased to announce the inaugural Book Links Lecture in Children’s Literature and welcomes lecture, critic and editor Dr Robin Morrow AM as the first guest speaker.

Dr Morrow has dedicated her life to children’s books—she is the President of International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Australia and Vice President of Aora Children’s Literature Research Centre NSW Inc. In 1971 she established The Children’s Bookshop at Beecoft in 1971, Sydney’s first specialist children’s bookshop in Sydney. She is widely published on children’s literature, has spent 10 years as Children’s Literature Reviewer for The Weekend Australian and has been acknowledged for her service to children’s literature and to the writing and publishing profession with a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the 2014 Australia Day Honours.

Do not miss what will be a remarkable unique opportunity to hear from a prominent figure in the children’s literature.

What:  Inaugural Book Links Annual Lecture
Time & date:  6.00–8.00pm, Thursday 25 June 2015
Where:  Auditorium 2, Level 2, State Library of Queensland, Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank
Price: $20

Text Box: Book a ticket to the lecture now

The Book Links Lecture in Children’s Literature, presented by Book Links and Queensland Writers Centre, is designed to raise the profile and value of children’s literature and to stimulate discussion and disseminate the results of current research on children’s literature.