Click on the image above to visit Alice Pung's website. You can read about the author and about her books, read articles she has written and access study resources for all her books.
Alice Pung will work with students from Year 8 to Year 12 from Monday 17th June to Friday 21st June. She will also be our guest speaker at the LitFest Dinner on Thursday 20th June. Her most recent book, Close to Home, was published in 2018.
Click on the image above to read an interview between Bec Kavanagh and The Stella Prize. She was the founder of A Thousand Words Festival, which celebrated young adult fiction.
Bec Kavanagh will judge the LitFest Short Story Competition entries and announce the winners at the LitFest Dinner on Thursday 20th June.
Click on the image above to visit Kym Lardner's website. You can read about the author and view videos of his storytelling in action.
Kym Lardner will perform in the Grange Hill Library on Wednesday 12th June in Period 2 and also at the special evening event from 6pm to 7pm - bring your favourite teddy, wear your pajamas and get ready to laugh!
Click on the image above to visit Gabrielle Wang's website. You can read about the author and about her books and read tips for young writers.
Gabrielle Wang will work with Year 5 and 6 students on Friday 14th June in Period 1 to 3. She will work with the students from Prep to Year 4 in Period 1 to 3 on Tuesday 18th June.
Click on the image above to read about our guest author for the Book Club Literary Afternoon Tea - Melissa Keil. She has written several successful young adult novels, all of which have been shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers.
Melissa Keil will speak to the Genazzano and Xavier Book Clubs at a special afternoon tea event in the d'Houet library on Thursday 13th June.
Coming up for Year 5 and 6 students on Monday 5th August - the current Australian Children's Laureate, Morris Gleitzman! Click on the image above to view the Australian Children's Laureate website. You can view articles and read about the author as well as be directed to his own website for more information and resources.