Children’s Festival Events

Date and time: 16th September 2017 - 17th September 2017 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Hadley’s Orient Hotel, 34 Murray Street, Hobart Tasmania 7000

Bring the kids to the TASMANIAN WRITERS & READERS FESTIVAL 2017 for two great children’s sessions, two book launches and free readings on the hour by local children’s authors.


The World is Great and I am Small – Bradley Trevor Greive and Nicole Gill – Sunday 17 Sept, 10-11am

Let’s Draw Too Many Sheep – Christina Booth – Sunday 17 Sept, 10-11am


Do you love stories? Come along to hear Tasmania’s children’s authors read their stories. Talk to an author, snuggle up with a book from our bookshelf, or have a go at writing your own story. Readings on the hour Saturday 10am to 3pm, Sunday 12 noon to 3pm. Suitable for ages 3 to 12 years. All the details here.


We’re launching two fabulous children’s books during the Festival:

Trouble Tomorrow by Terry Whitebeach and Sarafino Enadio – to be launched by Arnold Zable on Saturday 16 Sept at 1pm

Free Diving by Lorrae Coffin, illustrated by Bronwyn Houston published by Magabala Books – to be launched by Christina Booth on Sunday 17 Sept at 11.30am