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Floriade Canberra
September 15, 2019

Join bestselling Australian kids’ authors Mick Elliott (Squidge Dibley, The Turners) and Oliver Phommavanh (Don’t Follow Vee, Natural Born Loser, Thai-Riffic) as they face off on stage in the ULTIMATE STORYTELLING BATTLE. They have just ONE HOUR to come up with the most HILARIOUS, OUTRAGEOUS and UNTHINKABLY STINKY stories ever told. No drafts. No rewrites. Just instant storytelling to the max. But be ready! Oliver and Mick will be calling on the audience to unleash their imaginations and help them think up the craziest characters, silliest situations and all round excellent endings. There will be PRIZES, PRANKS and PLOT HOLES the size of Pluto. This LIVE, improvised storytelling battle is perfect for kids who love to laugh until their stomachs explode out their nostrils. A special storytelling event in conjunction with Floriade, Australian Reading Hour and Libraries ACT. Suitable for ages 8 to 800. The Ultimate Storytelling Battle will be followed by a book signing with Mick and Oliver.

When

September 15, 2019
11:00am

Where

The Terrace, Commonwealth Park

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Australian Reading Hour at Book Face Gungahlin
September 19, 2019

Book Face Gungahlin Celebrates the Australian Reading Hour with an Author Q&A!

A panel of 5 well known Canberra authors across a range of genres will discuss the ways in which their personal experiences have influenced and impacted upon their writing. Have a glass of wine while listening to the entertaining stories and anecdotes of our panel, moderated by Emma Grey.

The authors on the panel are Kathryn Hind, Rick Morton, Michael Roddan, Emma Grey and Tania McCartney.

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When

September 19, 2019
6:30pm
8:00pm

Where

Book Face, 33 Hibberson Street, Gungahlin

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Silent Reading Party @ Dickson Library
September 19, 2019

Come to our library for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose one of ours. Light refreshments will be provided.

When

September 19, 2019
4:00pm
5:00pm

Where

Dickson Library, Antill St, Dickson

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Silent Reading Party @ Kippax Library
September 19, 2019

Come to a library for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose one of ours. Light refreshments will be provided.

When

September 19, 2019
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

Where

Kippax Library, 35 Hardwick Cres, Holt

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Silent Reading Party @ Woden Library
September 19, 2019

Come to our library for a silent reading party. Bring your own book, or choose one of ours. Light refreshments will be provided.

When

September 19, 2019
3:00 PM
4:00 PM

Where

Corinna St &, Furzer St, Phillip ACT 2606

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Silent Reading Party @ Tuggeranong Library
September 19, 2019

Come to a library for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose one of ours. Light refreshments will be provided.

When

September 19, 2019
2:00 PM
3:00 PM

Where

245 Cowlishaw St, Greenway

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Silent Reading Party @ Erindale Library
September 19, 2019

Drop into a library for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose one of ours! Light refreshments will be provided.

When

September 19, 2019
2:00 PM
3:00 PM

Where

133 McBryde Cres, Wanniassa

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Silent Reading Party @ Civic Library
September 19, 2019

Drop into a library for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose one of ours! Light refreshments will be provided.

When

September 19, 2019
11:00 AM
12:00 PM

Where

Civic Library, Civic Square, Canberra City

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Mick Elliott: Squidge Dibley Destroys History
September 17, 2019

Join Australian Reading Hour Ambassador Mick Elliott as he celebrates Australian Reading Hour 2019. Squidge Dibley destroys history is perfect for fans of the Tom Gates, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and Treehouse series.

When

September 17, 2019
12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Where

Dickson Library, Antill St, Dickson

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