Aotea Centre, THE EDGE, Auckland City
Free fun for the family all day long. Authors, illustrators, performers and storytellers celebrate the joy of books and reading. A chance for children to meet and be inspired by those who create books for them.
Heaps of arts and crafts to do in the Bookworks area on Level 5 (sponsored by Whitcoulls), with bookmaking, a real printing press where you can make a bookmark, The Red Tree origami zone and Mrs McGinty's Garden. Then there's the fun-filled Swashbuckler Pirate Zone on Level 3 (sponsored by HarperCollins) featuring
Kelly Gardiner (author). Make a hat, a flag, a parrot. Bring your writing and illustration competition entries here, judging at 2pm.
Be a volunteer - get involved and help on Family Day. The volunteers are the force that make this day possible. If you would like to be part of the family day team contact http://firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.