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Term 3 'TLC News' Out Now - Check out these Exhibitions!

Posted 5 months ago by Webmaster

The Literature Centre's Term 3 Picture Book Exhibitions have been announced.  

Our TLC News brochure will be arriving in your inbox shortly or if you've missed it take a look HERE  

Remember, only a limited number of TLC News brochures will now be printed and posted to schools in WA but you can access them any time on this website.


LITERATURE WORKSHOPS - For enquiries about Literature Workshops at our Centre utilising carefully curated Picture Book Exhibitions of original artwork, preliminaries, research materials and more, please contact us on phone 08 9430 6869 or email

For School Excursion ideas in Term 3, 2018, we have 4 exciting picture book exhibitions planned for our galleries, including a stunning new Shaun Tan exhibition: 

Cicada by Shaun Tan

Somewhere Else by Gus Gordon

The Incredible Freedom Machines by Kirli Saunders and Matt Ottley 

The Feather by Margaret Wild and Freya Blackwood

Link through for picture book information here.

If incursions are preferred at your school, please contact us about Literature Workshops using Travelling Picture Book Exhibitions. We have over 25 different Australian picture books to choose from, suitable for all year levels Pre-Primary to Year 12, which can be displayed and workshopped by our TLC Education Officers in schools (or libraries). Contact our Education Officers to discuss tailored incursions - phone 08 9430 6869 or email


THE SOUND OF PICTURE BOOKS - In Term 3 The Sound of Picture Books is back, this time with two different books to choose from - one for the first time!  From 4-7 September we welcome exciting indigenous author, Kirli Saunders, and her book The Incredible Freedom Machines with illustrations and music composed by Matt Ottley.  For an older student audience, we'll also be presenting Home and Away, written by John Marsden with illustrations and music composed by Matt Ottley.

See our Sound of Picture Books 4-7 September Flyer HERE for all the details and to secure a space for your students!


PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - In Term 3 we have an exciting two hour Professional Learning Workshop coming up on Wednesday 25 July at our Centre in Fremantle.  For all the details visit our news article on 'Using Picture Books to Support Oral Language Development' HERE.

Our 7th annual Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults is also coming up in Term 4 at The Literature Centre.  Registrations can be made any time via Eventbrite, or to click through to the flyer, the exciting line-up of 9 Australian YA authors and more - take a look HERE.

For Secondary Teachers in their first 5 years of teaching we also have a Scholarship opportunity at this year's Conference.  Simply send us an email answering a couple of brief questions and you're in the running.  Deadline is 29 June so apply now or help spread the word.  Two FREE REGISTRATIONS will be awarded soon!  See our Conference Scholarship Flyer for all the details.