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Greenacres Library Book Week talks

On Friday 25th I did a few talks at Greenacres Library. I had classes of kids come in from surrounding schools.

Here’s what the kids came up with in the character creation section.

First we have Bob the dog. He has a burger for a body, T-rex arms and robot legs. He lives in a giant marshmallow in Candy land.

Secondly we have Alex the Cat. He has a book for a body, snakes for arms and one robot leg and one dinosaur leg. Alex lives on an alien planet.

A big thank you to all the staff and kids for making it a really awesome day.

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Semaphore Library and Port Adelaide Enfield Library Book Week Talks.

On Wednesday 23rd I did a few talks at two different locations. The first talks were at Semaphore Library. Classes of kids came in from surrounding schools.

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

First we have Jeff the pig. He has ice creams for arms, a book for a body and tentacles for legs. He lives in a pumpkin in Candy land.

Secondly we have Jeff the dog. He has T-rex arms, shovels for legs and a pug dog for a body. He lives on an alien world.

Next I went drove over to Port Adelaide Enfield Library.

the kids there came up with these gems.

first we have Bob the Monkey. He has snakes for arms, a donut for a body and chicken legs. He lives in a giant burger on the Moon.

Lastly we have Paul the elephant. He has crab arms, a burger for a body and robot legs. He lives in a giant robot dog on Mars.

It was a day full of fun and laughs. All the staff and kids at each library made me feel really welcome.


Flagstaff Hill R-7 School Book Week talks 2017

On Monday 21st I did a bunch of Book Week talks at Flagstaff Hill R-7. This school is actually my old primary school. So much has changed. There is a bunch of new play equipment all through the school.

As usual I did my character creation section. This is what the kids came up with.

First up we have Billy the pig. He has pencils for arms, chicken legs and a banana for a body. He lives in a volcano in Candy land.

Here we have Stick the monkey. muscle man body, T-rex arms and corn for legs. The lives in a cupboard on Mars.

Third we have Jeff the rabbit. He has unicorns for arms, a donut for a body and eyeballs for legs. He lives in a giant chezzel on the Moon.

Lastly we have Ben the dog. He has a sagetti and meatballs body, robot arms and piranhas for legs. He lives in a donut on mars as well.

Thanks to all the kids and staff for making my visit awesome. It was great to see my old Primary school again.


Woodville Gardens School talks – 2017

Book Week is fast approaching and I have also started already going to schools getting in early. On Monday the 31st I went down to Woodville Gardens Primary. This is actually the local school of my area so it only took me 2 minutes to drive there.

Once there, the kids and teachers were great! It’s awesome to know that I have such a good school so close to my house.

Here is what 2 of the 3 groups came up with in my character creation part of the sessions. Unfortunately my camera didn’t work for the 3rd session (sorry guys)

First we have HAMMY the pig. Hammy has a burger for a body, T-rex arm and human legs. He lives in a giant TV on Mars.

Next we have BOB. Bob is an elephant that has a chicken for a body, crayfish arms and robot legs. He lives in a giant turtle shell on the moon.


COLONEL LIGHT GARDENS PS BOOK WEEK TALKS, DAY 1

Monday 24th: Today I’m doing talks at Colonel Light Gardens Primary School. Everyone was welcoming and awesome!

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I did my usual character creation part t the end of my talk. here is what the kids came up with:

First we have Bob the pig. He has a pizza body, tentacles for arms and sporks for legs. He lives in a giant potato in the world of marshmallows.

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Next we have Timmy the koala. Timmy has T-Rex arms, a hotdog for a body and penguin legs. Unforunatly we ran out of time to draw what world he was from but at least I got librarian Simone in the shot.

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Last we have Jimmy the cat. Jimmy has a burrito for a body, Twisties for arms and light bulbs for legs. He lives in a giant TV on a huge tennis ball.

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I really enjoyed day one of my Colonel Light Gardens PS talks and I look forward to tomorrow for day 2.


St. Michael’s Primary School talks

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I got to do a bunch of talks at St. Michael’s Primary Campus. As usual I did my character creation bit at the end of my talks. Here is what the kids came up with.

First we have Jeff the Hippo. He has cactus for arms, pogo stick legs and a cats paw for a body. He lives in a giant hotdog in the land of lollies.

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Next we have Bob the lion. He has crab arms, human legs with heads for feet and a roast chicken body. He lives in a giant meatball on the moon.

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Here we have Pie the pig. He has forks for arms, crocodiles for legs and a pizza for a body. He lives in a giant googly eyed fish also on the moon.

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Last but not least we have Jeff the chihuahua. He has tentacles for arms, robot legs and a cardboard box for a body. Jeff lives in a giant slinky. I run out of time to draw what world he lives in but I would like to think that he lives in the world of marshmallows.

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It was a great day at St. Michael’s Primary School. Everyone was really friendly and the timing of the talks worked really well. All the kids were into it and I had an awesome time.