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Term 1 'TLC News' - Such a HUGE term!

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The Literature Centre's Term 1 Picture Book Exhibitions have been announced.  

Our TLC News brochure will arrive in your email inbox 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 1, 2019, we have 4 exciting picture book exhibitions planned for our galleries, including another stunning NEW Shaun Tan exhibition of original artwork: 

Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan

Tree by Danny Parker and Matt Ottley

Lucia and Lawrence by Joanna Francis 

Missing Marvin by Sue de Gennaro

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


PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - In Term 1 and 2 we have two exciting Professional Learning Workshops coming up at our Centre in Fremantle:

Wednesday 13 March, 2019   5.00pm – 7.00pm

Teaching the General Capabilities through Picture Books.  Suitable for Pre-primary to Year 6 Teachers.

Thursday 2 May, 2019   5.00pm – 7.00pm

Art of a Master - Inspiration for Creative Writing.  Suitable for Year 6 to Year 12 English Teachers.

For all the details see our TLC News Term 1 flyer HERE


The Sound of Picture Books - see us at the Perth Festival Writers Week, Sunday 24 February, 2019.  Just a reminder that we'll again be presenting The Sound of Picture Books, this time featuring the picture book Parachute (by Danny Parker, illustrations/music by Matt Ottley) at the Octagon Theatre UWA on Sunday 24 February - 11am and 12.15pm sessions.  Don't miss this delightful, interactive experience of story, illustrations, music and drama by presenters Danny Parker and Matt Ottley, along with musicians Alf Demasi from Yamaha Australia and the exquisite WASO string quintet.  These are free performances, no tickets necessary,  simply come along on the day.  Suitable for all ages.  We'd love to see you there!


NOVEMBER 2019 - Our 8th annual Celebrate Reading National Conference - The Inside Story on Quality Australian Literature for Children has also been announced!  Friday 1 to Saturday 2 November, 2019.  Registrations can be made any time via Eventbrite, or to click through to the flyer, featuring the exciting line-up of 8 Australian authors and illustrators - take a look HERE