I had the pleasure to do a bunch of school talks at the Sutherland Shire Writers Unleashed festival. A big thanks to the organisers for inviting me and to all the kids for being a rad audience.
In the character creating part of my first talk the kids came up with Boo the crocodile with melting chocolate arms, hot doglegs, a skeleton body and a dragons tail. Boo lives in a giant stack of pancakes in the world of chips n’ gravy.
Second was Bob the hippopotamus. He has tentacle arms, carrot legs and a sugar cube body.
Next they came up with Mog the unicorn. Mog has T-rex arms, one mermaid tail for a leg and a chick leg for the other. All topped off with a turtles body. Mog lives in a giant marshmallow in the land of cheese.
Here we have Krob the rabbit. Krob has banana arms, snow ball hands, octopus legs and an upside down roast chicken body. I apologise for the blurry photo.
All up I had a great two days in Sydney. Thanks again to everyone that made it all happen.
I got to do talks to three awesome groups of kids at the Charles Sturt Library the other day.
As usual each group did a character creating session where the kids yelled out there ideas for characters and i drew them on a white board.
Here’s what the kids came up with.
First we have Benny the crocodile with a sharks body, octopus legs, cheetah arms with knife and fork hands. He lives in a dinosaur on Mars.
Next we have Tom the fish. He has a hotdog body, cheetah legs, meatball arms, candy hands and a rhino horn. He lives in a giant snake in the land of cheese.
Last we have Sunny the cat. She has a chicken nugget body, snake arms, noodle legs in high heels and a pigs tail. She live in a giant rabbit. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to draw the world she lives in.
I had a great time and I’m pretty sure the kids did to.
Thanks Charles Sturt Library!
Today I did a talk at my old stomping ground, Flagstaff Hill PS.
A big thanks goes out to all the kids and teachers that made me feel really welcome.
As usual at the end of each talk the kids come up with ideas for characters and I draw them on a white board.
First up we have Steve the rabbit. He has a giant set of front teeth, a robot arm, fairy floss for ears and a bomb for a tale. Steve lives in a giant beer hive on the moon.
Next we have Bob the Giraffe. He has an afro and a bow tie. His body is zombified and he has a pigs tail. Bob lives in a snail shell inside someones ear.
And last we have Tim the dragon. Tim has tentacles for arms, an elephants trunk for a tail, cooked chicken drumsticks for legs and skeleton duck feet. Tim lives in a banana boat in the land of ice-cream.