Sto­ry­lines Auck­land Fam­ily Day

Central Leader - - WINTER WELLNESS -

The Sto­ry­lines Auck­land Fam­ily Day on Sun­day Au­gust 21 at the Aotea Cen­tre co­in­cides with the fi­nal day of the IBBY World Congress and is one of the big­gest chil­dren’s books fes­tive days any­where!

En­try is free for a day of ‘‘out of this world ac­tiv­i­ties’’ when chil­dren can:

Watch Tim Bray Pro­duc­tions per­for­mance for chil­dren of by Witi Ihi­maera

Hear Richard Tay­lor and Martin Bayn­ton


En­ter a world of char­ac­ters with artists and il­lus­tra­tors, in­clud­ing San­dra Mor­ris, Fraser Wil­liamson and Dono­van Bix­ley

Make masks with Michel Mulipola, the of ‘Bloody Samoan’

Cre­ate sto­ries with mag­nets with Des Hunt

Make a Grow Me Well pup­pet with Dee Pigneguy

Go the dis­tance to make their own Golden Kiwi medal with David Riley

Fly away with an origami but­ter­fly made with Melinda Szy­manik

Get car­ried away by Gareth Ward’s mag­i­cal sto­ries

Then come back to earth for Joy Cow­ley’s 80th birth­day party.

Plus sto­ry­tellers, book char­ac­ters, face painters, Painted Sto­ries Ex­hi­bi­tion, PER­FORM! and a uni­verse full of fun!

To see and down­load all the pro­gramme de­tails go www.sto­ry­

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