A special 'white gloves' event - presented by the National Centre for Children's Literature (NCACL), and hosted at ALIA House.
NCACL holds Australia’s largest collection of material created by the reknowned children's author and illustrator, Bob Graham. Drawing on this collection of items from Max and A Bus Called Heaven Rowan Simpkin will take you on a journey that shows how Bob created these much-loved books. Max Brown will also discuss aspects of artwork preservation.
You will have the opportunity to examine preliminary sketches, draft manuscripts, dummy books, proofs, final artworks and the final books.
White gloves will be provided to allow participants to handle unique material.
Refreshements will be served prior to the presentation, 4:15 - 4:30pm.
Numbers are strictly limited for this special event.
ALIA members can attend at a reduced rate.