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Amazing Animal Draw-Along

Amazing Animal Draw-Along

Wed 17 Nov, 10am

Suitable for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Class
We are delighted to welcome Ashwin Chacko and Sheena Dempsey back to WonderFest! In this live online event Ashwin and Sheena will talk to you about their books and show you how to draw an amazing array of their favourite animals.

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Spooks, Mountains and Magical Fairy Tales

Spooks, Mountains and Magical Fairy Tales

Wed 17 Nov, 12pm

Suitable for Junior and Senior Infants
Do you love magical stories with wonderful illustrations? This live online event is for you! Nicola Colton, Peter Donnelly and Úna Woods will share the words and pictures from their stunning new picturebooks.

ProperBook: So You Want to be a Children’s Illustrator?

ProperBook: So You Want to be a Children’s Illustrator?

Wed 17 Nov, 6pm

Age Guidance: 18yrs+
Have you ever thought about illustrating a children’s book but don’t know where to start? This webinar is for you – it’s part of the Children’s Books Ireland #ProperBook series of practical events and workshops for new and emerging children’s writers and illustrators.

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New Voices

New Voices

Thu 18 Nov, 12pm

Hear tales of the villainous Dublin baddie, Mr Spicebag, the brave schoolboy, Stickboy, and the wonder of nature and the joy of being a Wild Child from an array of talented new voices in this special live online event.

ProperBook: So You Want to be a Children’s Writer?

ProperBook: So You Want to be a Children’s Writer?

Thu 18 Nov, 6pm

Have you ever thought about writing a children’s book but don’t know where to start? This webinar is for you – it’s part of the Children’s Books Ireland #ProperBook series of practical events and workshops for new and emerging children’s writers and illustrators.

Creativity: The Mind at Play with Oliver Jeffers

Creativity: The Mind at Play with Oliver Jeffers

Fri 19 Nov, 7pm

The theme for this year’s WonderFest is creativity and Oliver Jeffers is one of the world’s most exciting creatives working today. As well as producing multi award-winning picturebooks, he is also an established visual artist, working in painting, performance and sculpture.

Maybe and Other Stories with Chris Haughton

Maybe and Other Stories with Chris Haughton

Sat 20 Nov, 10am

Chris Haughton has created many award-winning and outstanding picturebooks for young children. Join him live as he shares the words and pictures from his latest book, Maybe, and talks to the young viewers about the characters in his books.