Friday 20th September, 7-9pmWe're excited to have author Ben Hobson in to discuss his latest novel, SNAKE ISLAND, a propulsive literary thriller.


Join us for an author talk, a Q&A, and signing.

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Ben Hobson Event - Snake Island

FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER, 12:30-1:30pm
Come along for a fun afternoon workshop for kids! Learn to create graphic novel illustrations with Renee Treml, illustrator of Sherlock Bones and the Natural History Mystery.  ... read more

Graphic Novel Junior Illustration Workshop with Renee Treml

Friday 4th October, 1-2:30pmCome and join us in our Harry Potter room for our HP Party! 
Party theme to be announced soon, but you can expecto a magical time ;)
Craft activity, puzzles, treasure hunt, themed-quiz & potion-making.
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Harry Potter Party


10:30-11:30am (workshop)

11:30am-12pm (chat + signing)

Please join us for a special writing workshop with Sydney-based YA author, Kat Colmer.

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Kat Colmer Writing Workshop

WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER, 1:30-3PMCome along to The Mad Hatters Bookshop a Prehistoric Party where we will be making our own miniature dinosaur gardens, playing Dinosaur Bingo and a Dinosaur Egg Treasure Hunt. It's going to be dino-mite!

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Prehistoric Party!

Sunday September 22nd, 1:30-2:30pm-----
We're excited to kick off the September School Holidays with a visit from author Remy Lai for a short talk and drawing workshop for kids! Remy is the author of illustrated middle grade debut, Pie in the... read more

Remy Lai Book Talk + Workshop

Friday 27th September, 2:30-4:30pm
There is more to being a picture book illustrator than just being a talented artist. Comparing traditional art with picture books, Renée Treml will examine different ill... read more

Renee Treml Professional Fine Art to Picture Book Workshop

Join us at The Mad Hatters Bookshop for a mer-mazing Underwater Party where we will be making our own miniature mermaid gardens, playing Ocean Bingo and a Search for the Pearl Treasure Hunt!

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Underwater Party!