The Young Readers & Writers Program tours primary and secondary schools in the two weeks after the main event from 06-17 May, and now includes schools in Margaret River, Busselton, Dunsborough, Cowaramup and Augusta.
With thanks to the Rotary Club of Margaret River, Margaret River, Cowaramup & Busselton Lions Clubs, Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and City of Busselton for their support of this program which aims to promote the joy of reading from the earliest possible age.
Cristy Burne is a children’s author and science writer. Her latest books are To the Lighthouse, Off the Track and Zeroes and Ones: The geeks, heroes and hackers who changed history.
Fiona Burrows is an emerging author-illustrator from Perth, WA. She is passionate about children’s literature, and her first three picturebooks will be published in 2019 (with more to follow!).
Kylie Howarth is an award-winning, internationally published children’s author-illustrator from Western Australia. She not only draws inspiration from her underwater travels but also her own two fish-kids who are ocean explorers too.
Ian Mutch is an Australian contemporary artist and storyteller, exploring beauty through characters, nature and details. He has recently written and illustrated a children’s book titled More and More and More.
Lisa is the author of five novels and an ABC radio play. Her most recent works are a YA coming-of-age story Paris Syndrome and a climate change comedy Melt.