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Wednesday Weeks, free events, workshops, launches, resources and more…

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What a whirlwind Wednesday Weeks has been! We had over 100 people at Saturday’s official launch, hosted by Paper Bird, and it was fabulous fun!! Blue hair streaks, pink slug cake, liquorice eels and kracken dip…plus a super-funny science show complete with smoke machine and vortex cannon. Love it!

If you missed the launch, do not fear. There are a bunch of other events coming up:

Tuesday 18 May: Adventures in Time and Spaaaaace at Maylands Library from 4 till 5. Join science writer and children’s author Cristy Burne for an interactive hour of creativity and science, curiosity and innovation. Are time machines possible? What do you need to travel through space? Are all your odd socks on the other side of a black hole? One-hour interactive Meet The Author session with me. Free to attend and you can book here.

Wednesday 19 May: Wednesday Weeks book launch at Beaufort St Books from 3.30 to 4.45. Help me and co-author Denis Knight celebrate the launch of Wednesday Weeks and the Tower of Shadows in store! Adults are FREE and kids’ tickets are $5 (redeemable for sales on the night!). Book here.

Monday 24 May: Teacher and librarian night at Beaufort St Books: Join me and co-author Denis Knight for an intimate evening just for teachers and librarians. Contact Beaufort St Books for more information.

Saturday 29 May: Scribbler’s Festival Family Weekend! I’ll be running a creative writing workshop from 9.30 -10.30 and Denis and I will take the stage at 1pm to talk all things Wednesday Weeks. This weekend is going to be AMAZING and there are so many things to do and see and you do not want to miss it! Most events are free. More information and bookings here.

Monday 7 June: WA Day Festival 6-7 June: This awesome FREE festival has something for everyone, and on Monday I’ll be appearing on stage and running workshops and having a blast. I hope you can join me! More information here.

Teaching notes: Want some cool ideas for teaching Wednesday Weeks in the classroom? Or would you like to try your hand at some of the experiments that inspire Wednesday and Alfie the book? Free teaching notes here.

Read an excerpt: If you have no idea what I’m talking about, check out a free snippet of Wednesday Weeks and the Tower of Shadows here.

Buy the book: Support your local bookstore and grab yourself a super-fun afternoon of fantasy, science, laughter and escape.

Author: cristyburne


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