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Imagine If Muse Events

Imagine if...  Events at Muse

Two events to celebrate the exhibition Imagine if...

Meet Bob Graham

Sat 29 July 

1-1.45pm

Muse, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston 

Enter a world of tooth fairies, take a trip to the bush, meet Humpty Dumpty’s lesser-known sister Dimity or super hero Max, take a bird’s-eye view of a child’s first step and meet lots and lots of dogs with award-winning and much-loved author/illustrator, Bob Graham. 

Take a look into the magical, whimsical world of this iconic Australian creator with readings, illustration demos and a look at how he creates his beautiful picture books. 

Ages 4+, $10 per child, accompanying parent free and receives a glass of juice, soft drink or wine

Bookings: http://www.musecanberra.com.au/events/bob-graham-kids

Presented in conjunction with the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature, University of Canberra and their special exhibition Imagine if …, 3 July-30 Aug

Meet the creator - Bob Graham

Sat 29 July

2.30-3.30pm

Muse, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston 

Ever wanted to create picture books or simply interested in the process? Find out some tricks of the trade from a master: Bob Graham. Thrice Children’s Book of the Year award-winner and creator of some of Australia’s favourite characters such as Jethro Byrde, Max and Dimity Dumpty, Bob will talk you through his process. Watch him delve into his journals, talk about the kernels of ideas and how he works them into a narrative. Find out whether story or images come first and just how much detail - and magic - little kids need.

Entry: $10, includes a glass of wine or soft drink

Bookings: http://www.musecanberra.com.au/events/bob-graham-adults

Please note, this event is intended for adults, 16+

Presented in conjunction with the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature, University of Canberra and their special exhibition Imagine if …, 3 July-30 Aug

Bob Graham has written and illustrated over 80 acclaimed children’s picture books, including How to Heal a Broken Wing, Max, which won the 2000 Smarties Gold Medal, Jethro ByrdeFairy Child which won the 2003 Kate Greenaway Medal., and Silver Buttons which won the 2014 Prime Minister’s Prize. His books have been translated into 37 languages around the world.