Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Book an Adventure Bruny Island Children's Literature Festival - UPDATED 10 December

Contact: Anne Morgan
p: 0420 224 704   e:

Date: 15-18 January 2015          RSVP: when tickets sell out
Location: Adventure Bay, Bruny Island

Intended Audience: Teachers, parents, students 13 and under.

Notice for school newsletters:


Something extraordinary is happening on Bruny Island this summer. Many of Australia's top children's book creators will be offering writing and illustration workshops to under 13s, as part of this four day celebration of the children's book. Workshop presenters include Wendy Orr, Lian Tanner, Nick Falk, Norman Jorgensen, James Foley, Peter Gouldthorpe and many others.

Families, be part of the adventure! Go to to check out the program.

Book and pay online. 90 minute writing and illustration workshops cost only $20.

NB - Information below was added on 10 December:

The festival will also offer a range of activities for kids aged 5-7 and their families.

A new pricing structure now applies to Tickets to Adventure events (2 Nim's Island films + 2 Viking Adventures over 2 evenings - now only $20 or pay $5 per event at the door if not sold out.)

There will also be a series of family book talks, a children's book and craft fair, a playreading, Discover Ranger activities, storytelling and craft and a Viking community event to close the festival.

Go to to book online. Book now to avoid disappointment.

The website also gives information about ferries and camping on camping on Bruny (read the page 'Before you Book).

This festival is supported by the Children's Book Council of Australia (TAS), Kingborough Council, the Copyright Agency Limited, Events Tasmania, Tasmanian Regional Arts, the Bruny Island Community Association and Robert Pennicott Wilderness Journeys.