Writing and illustrating with Ursula Dubosarsky and Tohby Riddle
For children 8-12, join Ursula Dubosarsky and Tohby Riddle on a full-day workshop next school holidays as they show you how to write and illustrate your own children’s stories!
When: Saturday 25 August, 10am-4pm
Where: 391 Wedderburn Road, Campbelltown Writers’ Retreat at Wedderburn
Cost: $50/$30 concession
Ursula Dubosarsky wanted to be a writer from the age of six, and is now the author of over 50 books for children and young adults, which have won several national prizes, including the NSW, Victorian, South Australian and Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. Apart from fiction and pictures books such as “Too Many Elephants in This House”, she has also written the non-fiction “Word Spy” books about the English language. Her latest novels are “The Blue Cat”, set in harbourside Sydney in 1942, “The Red Shoe”, set during the Petrov spy crisis in 1954, and “The Golden Day”, set in a girls’ school in 1967. She lives in Sydney with her family.
Tohby Riddle is an award-winning writer, illustrator, cartoonist, designer and sometime editor based in Sydney. He has written and illustrated numerous well-loved picture books; written a young adult novel; was the cartoonist for Good Weekend for nearly ten years; and is a former editor of The School Magazine, a literary magazine for children published by the NSW Department of Education.