If you’re looking for something to keep the kids occupied this weekend then be sure to check out the Children’s Book Festival in Melbourne. This event is a great way to encourage a love of books for kids and it’s also FREE!
There will be loads of fun activities for the kids, including workshops, storytelling, puppet shows, roving performers, muscial acts, and a petting zoo.
Kids will also have the chance to meet authors for book signings.
Black Dog Books author, Sally Rippin, and illustrator (and funny guy) Terry Denton will make guest appearances.
Sally Rippin has had over 2o published books, including the stunning picture book, The Race for the Chinese Zodiac.
Terry Denton is a much-loved illustrator who is known for his quirky and dynamic drawings. He has over 20 published books and has illustrated more than 100 books! He is the illustrator of the highly popular Max Rumble series.