Ambassador Reading Sessions 2017

Holy Trinity Primary School, Curtin – 23 May

In May, Irma Gold visited Holy Trinity Primary School to give a presentation and read her book Megumi and the Bear to year 1 and 2 students. Irma’s presentation included the writing and illustration process undertaken to publish Megumi and the Bear. The students were excited to see, learn, and enquire about the behind-the-scenes work that goes into publishing a book.

Irma Gold visited Holy Trinity Primary School to give a presentation and read her book Megumi and the Bear to year 1 and 2 studentsIrma Gold visited Holy Trinity Primary School to give a presentation and read her book Megumi and the Bear to year 1 and 2 students


Orana Steiner School, Weston – 30 May

In May, Harry Laing visited Orana Steiner School to deliver a lively performance of poetry featuring poems from his book Shoctopus. Harry’s performance intrigued students in years 2-6 though his use of rhymes, gestures and songs. The students were excited to enquire about where Harry finds his inspiration for poems, what subjects he writes about and how he became a poet.

Harry Laing visited Orana Steiner School to deliver a lively performance of poetry featuring poems from his book ShoctopusHarry Laing visited Orana Steiner School to deliver a lively performance of poetry featuring poems from his book Shoctopus


Charnwood Dunlop School, Charnwood – 5 June

In June, Tracey Hawkins visited Charnwood Dunlop School to read two of her books, Max Meets a Monster and Nancy Bentley, The First Australian Female Sailor. Tracey spoke to students about her writing process and how her stories develop. Students were able to ask Tracey questions throughout her readings to learn about various aspects of her stories and why she chose to write about them.

Tracey Hawkins visited Charnwood Dunlop School to read two of her books, Max Meets a Monster and Nancy BentleyTracey Hawkins visited Charnwood Dunlop School to read two of her books, Max Meets a Monster and Nancy Bentley


Charles Conder Primary School, Conder – 7 June

In June, Jack Heath visited Charles Conder Primary School to speak to students about reading, his life as an author and read excerpts from two of his books, 400 Minutes Of Danger and The Cut Out. Jack shared writing tips and tricks he’s learned throughout his career with the students. The students had fun asking questions about Jack’s career including how he gets his books published and how titles are chosen for his books.

Jack Heath visited Charles Conder Primary School to speak to students about readingJack Heath visited Charles Conder Primary School to speak to students about reading


Maribyrnong Primary School, Kaleen – 15 June

In June, Tania McCartney visited Maribyrnong Primary School to speak to students about reading and give her All About Books presentation. Tania’s presentation provided students with in-depth knowledge on everything there is to know about books. Students were excited to learn about the wide range of books available to them and to participate in Tania’s presentation.

Tania McCartney visited Maribyrnong Primary School to speak to students about reading and give her All About Books presentationTania McCartney visited Maribyrnong Primary School to speak to students about reading and give her All About Books presentation

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