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Kids' Cooking Challenge Competition Entry Form - Thanks to Healthway and Foodbank WA

Kids' Cooking Challenge Competition Entry Form - Thanks to Healthway and Foodbank WA

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Clarke

Love to create?    Love to cook?    

Here's a competition for kids not to be missed, thanks to our partner Healthway delivering the 'Go for 2&5' healthy eating messages and Foodbank WA's Superhero Foods for all!  Primary School aged children can be in the running to win book packs of great Australian books from The Literature Centre.  

Deadline NOW EXTENDED! Competition closes 5pm, Sunday 2 August, 2020 to incorporate the school holidays ...

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SPECIAL OFFER - Reduced Fee for In School Literature Workshops!

SPECIAL OFFER - Reduced Fee for In School Literature Workshops!

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Clarke

* OUR GIFT IN COVID TIMES *

Read on or see our special COVID relief offer for Literature Workshops  HERE

Dear Teachers,

We understand that this is unprecedented times in schools and classrooms and our thoughts have been with you during the COVID-19 crisis.  

We would like to offer the exciting opportunity for us to present a workshop in your school, given school excursions may not be possible at this time. Our Literature workshops will ...

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CANCELLED! 😢 Celebrate Reading National Conference for 2020 now cancelled.

CANCELLED! 😢 Celebrate Reading National Conference for 2020 now cancelled.

Posted 2 months ago by Webmaster

** Important Announcement ** 

We are sad to advise our 2020 Conference has had to be cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. 
 
Due to many uncertainties, including social distancing restrictions and border closures, we are unable to host our much-loved Celebrate Reading National Conference this year.  We will be working with Eventbrite to issue refunds, and close off the event.

Of course, we must look to the ...

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We're Online!  Talented Young Writers Programme Years 6-12

We're Online! Talented Young Writers Programme Years 6-12

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Clarke

UPDATE!  TERM 3 TYWP ONLINE CONFIRMED

As per our normal TYWP Term 3 schedule, the presenting authors are Scot Gardner (VIC)Mark Smith (VIC) and Meg McKinlay (WA).  

Given the uncertainty because of COVID-19, we’ve asked our next three authors to prepare tailored video presentations for us to add to Vimeo: 

  • Meg McKinlay will be providing 6 x 30 minute sessions for all Year 6’s
  • Mark Smith will provide 6 x 30 minute sessions for ...

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The Sound of Picture Books - Cancelled in September 2020

The Sound of Picture Books - Cancelled in September 2020

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

** Important Announcement **

We are sad to advise that The Sound of Picture Books for September 2020 has had to be cancelled as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. 
 
Due to many uncertainties, including social distancing restrictions, school policies and border closures, we are unable to host our much-loved performances at our Centre and in host schools. 
Of course, we must look to 2021.  The Sound of Picture Books will ...

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Australian Storytellers Festival - POSTPONED

Australian Storytellers Festival - POSTPONED

Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Clarke

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Like all of you, we have been keeping an eye on Government restrictions regarding the spread of COVID-19 and what it means for Australia and the global community. As you know, the Australian Government has now directed organisations to cancel large events.  Sadly, we advise we are postponing our 2020 Australian Storytellers Festival, scheduled for Sunday 5 April, to a date later in Term 4.  
With such an exciting ...

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Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Donate Today! - Become a 'Friend of the Literature Centre'

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Clarke

Now more than ever, the Arts industry needs you.  

By donating to us you join our Friends of The Literature Centre group.  It's a chance to be part of something creative and unique in Australia.  Help sustain us during the challenging COVID-19 health crisis, which saw all of our school bookings and many of our 2020 events cancelled.  

For almost 30 years, our Centre has provided quality student workshops and writing programmes, contracted ...

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See Us in the Perth Festival 2020 Program -  The Sound Of Picture Books and Literature & Ideas in Fremantle

See Us in the Perth Festival 2020 Program - The Sound Of Picture Books and Literature & Ideas in Fremantle

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Clarke

Thank you to everyone who attended these two performances on Sunday 23 February. Our biggest crowds yet with around 950 children, parents, families and literature lovers in attendance! See our Facebook page for photos of Dumazi and the Big Yellow Lion in action. 

Literature & Ideas in Fremantle also saw around 320 people over 4 nights hearing from a remarkable group of authors, so entertaining and giving of insights into they process, ...

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Term 1, 2020 TLC News

Term 1, 2020 TLC News

Posted 6 months ago by Webmaster

The Literature Centre's Term 1, 2020 Picture Book Exhibitions have been announced! Take a look at the TLC News brochure HERE 

 

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 info@thelitcentre.org.au

For school excursion ideas in Term 1, ...

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Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Posted 8 months ago by Webmaster

UPDATE - Congratulations to the winner of this prestigious Award, Baek Heena, and well done to all nominees, including The Literature Centre!

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We're thrilled to advise The Literature Centre has been nominated for the prestigious 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. 

Founded in 2002, it is the largest international children's and young adult literature award in the world, with total award money of SEK ...

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