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Children's Authors Week

Taronga Zoo has teamed up with popular children’s authors to bring books about animals to life.

Join us via video conferencing to hear a reading from the author, meet live animals and listen to fascinating stories behind the animals in the books.  ‘How to draw’ workshops also available for some sessions.

Book now for Garry Fleming or Aleesah Darlison. 

Author and Illustrator Garry Fleming

Workshop Topics

A fantastic opportunity to hear from one of Australia’s finest Australian Animal children’s authors and illustrators. Featuring the hugely successful children’s book ‘Bollygum’, this literacy workshop includes ‘how to draw’ Australian animals demonstrations plus live encounters and information on some of your favourites from the Zoo Educator.

Garry Fleming

Stage/Age Targeted

Kindergarten – Year 6

Dates

Book Week: 20th and 21st August, 2014.

Costs:

Video conference session - $120 (Recommended class size 30)

Bookings

Click here to book through DART Connections. Hint: Select Taronga Zoo Sydney in the 'filter excursions by provider' drop down menu.

 

Literature Live! children's author Aleesah Darlison

Workshop Topics

Aleesah and the Zoo Educators will talk about books and animals. Aleesah will read her books, Puggle’s Problem and Warambi and explain the inspiration behind them. Zoo Educators will introduce some amazing Australian animals. 

Aleesah Darlison

Stage/age targeted

Workshops are aimed at Kindergarten to Year 4 students.

Dates

Monday 31st March  - Celebrating Earth Hour

Wednesday 28th May - Library Week

 

Other dates to be advised

Costs

Video conference session - $120 (Recommended class size 30)

Bookings

Click here to book through DART Connections. Hint: Select Literature Live! Aleesah Darlison in the 'filter excursions by provider' drop down menu.