The Art of Storybook Illustration

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

10 Oct 2019

Why did Mr Chicken go to Paris? Why do two blankets change the way we see the world? Why do animals give us insights into ourselves?

Join a star-studded panel as illustrators Freya Blackwood, Leigh Hobbs and Alison Lester discuss the ways in which characters are created and go on to warm the hearts of children and readers worldwide. As children, the ways in which we see the world are often shaped from our favourite children’s books and characters, leaving us with a nostalgic vulnerability well into adulthood. Take the opportunity to hear about the creative process from three industry leading illustrators.

Event Times

10 Oct 2019

Once Only Event



25 Parkes Place West, National Library of Australia, Parkes, 2600

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