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Book Week 2016

Book week is over for another year.

I visited a whole bunch of schools this year, including:

St Michael’s Collage for 2 days.
Golden Grove High School.
Adelaide Hills Library (Stirling).
Loreto College.
Trinity Collage for 2 days.

This year at some of the schools I trialed a drawing workshop where I would go through character creation and world building with the kids and then they would draw there own. It worked out great and I’m going to add it as an option for other schools from now on.

Here are what the kids came up with in the character creation part of my normal talks.

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BOOK WEEK NEWS: Enfield Primary School talks.

My last day of Book Week found me at Enfield Primary School. There were lots of kids keen to learn all about graphic novels.

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Naturally I did my character creation part of my talk. Here is what the kids came up with.

First we have Joe the rabbit. He has slugs for arms, a hamburger for a body and dinosaur legs. He lives in a cave under the sea.

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Next we have Lexi the shark. She has robot arms, a kangaroo body with skeleton legs. She lives in a giant Pokeballon on Planet Mars.

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Here we have Bob the unicorn. He has an eyeball for a body, T-Rex arms and sharks for legs. He lives in a huge jellyfish on the Moon.

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Last we have Jerry the mouse. He has a wedge of cheese for a body, rockets for arms and the Hulk’s legs. He lives in a giant book in Candy land.

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Some of the kids after my talks decided to draw some pictures to give to me. Thanks guys, I think these pictures are awesome! Stay rad and keep on drawing!

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BOOK WEEK NEWS: Playford Library talk.

Right after doing my King’s Baptist Grammar talks I drove down to the Playford library to give another talk. It was a good turn out and everything went great. Here is what the kids came up with when I did my character creation bit.

Meet Milkshake the cat. He has a log for a body, brooms for arms and octopus legs. He lives in a magician’s hat in space

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BOOK WEEK TALKS: Kings Baptist Grammar – DAY 2

On the second day of talks at King’s Baptist Grammar I had a bunch of kids waiting for me to sign stuff when I rocked up. It was awesome and I have never had that happen to me before.

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As usual I did my talks and ended with a character creation part. Here is what the kids came up with.

First up we have Debbie the cat. She has bananas that shoot out puppies for arms, a KFC bucket for a body and chainsaws for legs. She lives in a giant hot dog in the land of doughnuts.

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Next we have Bobby the pig. He has giraffes for arms, a snow mans body with bacon for legs. He lives in a whale in Candy land.

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Last we have Fred the worm. He has a vending machine for a body, sausage dogs for arms and human legs. He lives in a giant Lego block in a forest.

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I had an amazing time at King’s Baptist Grammar. I just want to thank Denise Visciglio and  all the kids for making we feel really welcome! Thanks everyone!

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Stirling Library – BOOK WEEK – Day 3

Today I was up at the Stirling library for Book Week.

Here is what the kids came up with during the character creation part of my talks.

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First up we have John the rabbit. He has a watermelon body, custard legs, robot arms and a snake for a tail. He lives in a giant mushroom in the land of books.

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Here www have Robert the elephant. He has a computer for a body, giant fingers for legs and carrots with mouths at the end of them for arms. He lives in house made out of cheese at the bottom of the ocean.

It was a great bunch of talks and the teachers, organisers and kids were all awesome! Thanks guys.


Salisbury Heights P.S. – BOOK WEEK – DAY 2

Day two of Book Week ended me up at Salisbury Heights Primary School.

Here is what the kids came up with in the character creation section of the talks.

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First up we have Steve the cat. He has hotdog arms, candy cane legs, slime for a body with a possum’s tail. He lives in a hamburger in the land of donuts.

 

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Here we have Frank the shark. He has octopus arms, Minecraft legs, a cats tail and a body made of fire. He lives in a jelly castle in the land of lollies.

 

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Last we have Billy the unicorn. He has T-rex arms, goats for legs, a mandarin for a body with a banana pig’s tail. He lives in a birthday cake at the bottom of the oceans.

All the teachers and kids where awesome and made me feel really at home. I had a great day.


Black Forest PS – Book Week – Day 1

Book week is here again! Black Forest PS was my first set of talks for the week.

Here’s what the kids came up with in the Character creation part of my talk.

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Here we have Bob the pig. He has robot arms, chicken legs, a muscle man’s body and a fish tail. He lives in a cardboard box in the land of KFC.

 

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This is Timmy the slug. He has bear arms, stick legs and an ant’s body. He lives in a giant llama in the land of mushrooms.

 

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This is Borris the hippo. He has octopus arms, Fish tail legs, a baked bean for a body and an arm for a tail. He lives in a turtle shell inside Jabba the Hut’s belly.

 

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And last we have Jimmy the elephant. He has tiger arms, squid legs and a sausage body. He lives in a giant hamburger in the land of volcanoes.

I had a great day and all the kids were awesome!


Norwood Primary School Book Week Visit

Today I did some talks at Norwood Primary School.

The staff put on an awesome morning tea and I got to speak at there morning assembly.

As usual the classes and I did some drawings at the end of my talks. Here is what the kids came up with.

First up we have Barry. He has finger legs, T-Rex arms, a skeleton’s body and a rodent’s tail. He lives in a kettle in Ice Cream Land.

 

Next we have Bob the female elephant. she has rat’s arms, robot legs and a fish’s body. Unfortunately I ran out of time in this session and I didn’t get to give her a house.

 

Last but not least we have Shteeve. He is a platypus with chicken legs, skeleton arms, a puffer fish’s body and a cardboard box for a tail. He live in a pineapple in Lolly Land.

 

A big thank you to all the teachers and kids for making me feel welcome.


Aberfoyle Park Primary School Campus visit – Book Week

My last visit for book week was at Aberfoyle Park PS Campus. All the staff and kids were great there.

As usual at the end of my talk I got the kids to come up with ideas which I then drew on a white board.

First up we have Steve Gary the long haired snail. He has wings and fires out lolly pops. He lives in a giant peanut in the land of worms.

This is Bo-Bo the elephant that has tiger arms, chicken legs and a lizards tail. He wears glasses, a propeller hat and a clown nose at the end of his truck. He lives in a bubble mansion on Mars.

Last but not least we have Digger Dog. He has chainsaws for legs, ballons for a body and fish fingers for hands. He lives in a toad, inside someone’s wax filled ear.

So that’s the end of book week for this year.

I had lot’s of fun talking to all you guys!