Nature Book Week

  • Tue Sep 07 - Fri Sep 10 2021
  • Kids
  • $0.00

To celebrate Nature Book Week (6-12 Sept), The Wilderness Society brings together a series of free online talks and live readings for kids to embark on a wilderness adventure, answering all their curiosities and feeding imaginations.

Nature Book Week Events Include: 

Threatened Species Day - Tues 7 September, 1PM. 
Is your kid interested in Australian plants or wildlife? Questions like, how fast can a kangaroo hop, or why does the kookaburra laugh? Join Nature Book Week Ambassador Dr Jen Martin, Professor Euan Ritchie and conservation biologist Dr Kylie Soanes on Facebook Live as they answer questions from your kids.

Storytime with Rove McManus – Wed 8 September, 10AM.
Join author Rove McManus as he reads the 2021 Environment Award for Children's Literature shortlisted book, Larry Leadbeater: Field notes from a Fairy Possum. Larry Leadbeater: Field notes from a Fairy Possum. Larry is  a tiny fairy possum with a tremendous problem: He’s on a mission to find a home that’s just right for him. Brimming with friendship and optimism, his adventure invites us into a world where even the most challenging circumstances can be overcome

A Conversation with Corey Tutt from Deadly Science - Thurs 9 September, 1PM. 
Join Nature Book Week Ambassador Dr Jen Martin as she talks with author and founder of Deadly Science, Corey Tutt. Corey has edited two excellent books working with Australian Geographic—Animal Adaptations and Wild Weather—and is the author of the upcoming book, The First Scientists (illustrated by Blak Douglas, published by Hardie Grant Explore).

Storytime with Maree McCarthy Yoelu - Thurs 9 September, 10:30AM. 
Beneath the dark sky of the Northern Territory, Hippy-Boy is captivated when Great-Grandpa Liman tells him the mysterious story of his brother and how it guides his connection to Country. Join author Maree McCarthy Yoelu as she reads her 2021 Environment Award for Children's Literature shortlisted book, Brother Moon—illustrated by Samantha Fry, published by Magabala Books. 

To learn more or to sign up, head over to The Wilderness Society website. 

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