Join us for a creative conversation with one of Australia’s most popular children’s authors Andy Griffiths. We will hear about his inspirations, writing habits and favourite tricks for creating his award winning stories.
Andy and illustrator, Terry Denton have collaborated on more than 33 bestselling books and their phenomenal, award-winning Treehouse series is published in more than 35 countries.
In Australia, Andy and Terry’s books have sold over 10 million copies and they have won 80 children’s choice awards and 10 Australian Book Industry Awards.
Andy is a passionate advocate for literacy and in 2015 was awarded the Dromkeen Medal to honour his outstanding contribution to Australian children’s literature. He is also an ambassador for both The Indigenous Literacy Foundation and the Pyjama Foundation.
Students will have the opportunity to submit pre-recorded questions for this digital talk. All questions are to be submitted to the Sydney Opera House by Monday 8 March. Further instructions on how to record and submit a question will be sent to you upon booking.
This talk will be delivered via a YouTube live stream only. The talk link will be emailed to you one week prior and once your booking is confirmed.
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|Excursion Type||Excursion Type Live Event|
|Provider||Provider Sydney Opera House|
|Presenter||Presenter Sydney Opera House|
|Contact Details||Contact Details firstname.lastname@example.org 9250 7770|
|Date & Time||Date & Time 12:00|
|Duration||Duration 45 Minutes|
|Bookings Close||Bookings Close 17 March 2021|
Stage 3,Stage 4
Year 5,Year 6,Year 7,Year 8
Reading,Talking and Listening,Writing
Author, Australian author, Andy Griffith, Terry Denton, Premier's reading challenge, Premier's reading challenge 2021, 104 Storey Treehouse, Treehouse, The Day My Bum Went Psycho, The 52-Storey Treehouse, Just Kidding, Just Stupid, Big Fat Cows
|Requirements for this excursion||
Requirements for this excursion
This excursion will be streamed via Youtube only
|For more information about this excursion content||
For more information about this excursion content
Name: SOH Creative Learning Team
Phone: 9250 7770
This excursion will be streamed via Youtube only.
If your students have a question that they would like to ask, you will have the opportunity to record it and send it in for Andy to answer on the day. Questions will need to be received by Sydney Opera House no later than Monday 8th March. Further instructions on how to do this will be sent to you upon booking.