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Term 2 TLC News - Picture Book Exhibitions

Posted 6 months ago by Webmaster

We're looking forward to working with our Term 2 Picture Book Exhibitions!

Take a look at our REVISED Term 2 TLC News brochure  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 our website or join our mailing list on the homepage.


LITERATURE WORKSHOPS - For enquiries about Literature Workshops at the Centre set within carefully curated Picture Book Exhibitions of original artwork, preliminaries, research materials and more, please contact us on phone 08 9430 6869 or email with your enquiry.

For School Excursion ideas in Term 2, 2019, we have some exciting picture book exhibitions planned for our galleries, including 8 amazing original art pieces from the stunning new Shaun Tan book: 

Lucia and Lawrence by Joanna Francis

Bear and Chook by the Sea by Lisa Shanahan and Emma Quay

Moonwalkers by Mark Greenwood and Terry Denton 

The All New Must Have Orange 430 by Michael Speechley 

Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan


Link through for picture book information here.

INCURSION OPTION & SPECIAL TERM 2 OFFER:  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 Education Officers in schools (or libraries) for 1 or 2 days, even 5 days! 

Contact our Education Officers to discuss tailored incursions by emailing 

TERM 2, 2019 SPECIAL OFFER -  Book us for 5 days in-residence at your school, pay for only 4 days!


TALENTED YOUNG WRITERS PROGRAMME - Each term, over 1600 students from the Perth metropolitan area and regional WA have the opportunity to meet and work with a different Australian author.  Enrolment is for students from Years 6 to 12, either booked via their school or attending as a private student.  They experience a full day of workshops, 4 times per year.  This unique programme is an excellent opportunity for keen readers and writers to enhance their skills and rekindle or awaken confidence in their writing.  Workshops are held in Fremantle, Bunbury, Busselton, Albany and Geraldton.

Enrol now for 2019!  It's not too late!  Find out more at our Talented Young Writers' Programme section of this website.


OPEN GALLERIES EVENING - Wednesday 29 May, 4pm to 8pm.  Free entry, simply come along on the night to explore our galleries of original picture book artwork, including the first public look at eight oil paintings from Shaun Tan's Tales from the Inner City.  For all the details visit here


OUR CONFERENCE IS COMING! - Our 8th annual Celebrate Reading National Conference - The Inside Story on Quality Australian Literature for Children will be held on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 November this year with a primary school focus.  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 You won't want to miss it!