Storylines Festival Family Days coming up

SND06-wk2-News-Storylines 300x225The annual Storylines Festival, where popular children’s authors, illustrators and storytellers share the magic of stories, is taking place around the country later this month.

Dyslexic wombat-tamer and Australian Children’s Laureate Jackie French (Diary of a Wombat, Gorilla Grab) and adventure fiction writer Gary Crew (Lost Diamonds of Killiecrankie, the Sam Silverthorn books) join a stellar line-up of 70 local authors, illustrators and storytellers in the upcoming Storylines Festival of New Zealand Children’s Writers and Illustrators beg held from August 23-31.

Admission is free for the Family Days across the country. They include Christchurch Family Day, Upper Riccarton Library, Sunday, August 24, 10am-3pm;
Wellington Family Day, Michael Fowler Centre, Sunday, August 24, 10am-3pm;
South Auckland Family Day, Vodafone Events Centre, Saturday, August 30, 10am-3pm;
Auckland Family Day, Aotea Centre, Sunday, August 31, 10am – 3.00pm

For more information on the festival and further locations visit


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