Pyjama Party

a cup of tea and a book

Mandurah Readers & Writers Festival

Join us at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre for an evening of stories and fun. Starting from 5pm, there will be craft, face painting and a light supper, before we head into the main auditorium for stories with our featured authors, Chris Owen, and Sean Avery and our special guest storytellers, the Liberal Member for the district of Dawesville Zac Kirkup MP,  Mayor Marina Vergone, Junior Mayor  Jordan Greeves and George Walley.

This is an Auslan interpreted event.

Chris Owen

Chris Owen

Chris Owen hails from Sussex on the south coast of England. A former radio journalist and newsreader, he migrated to the sunnier climes of Perth in 2003, where he changed careers to become a primary school teacher. Aside from writing, Chris cites walking, snorkeling and eating homemade apple pie and custard, as his principal passions in life.

When visiting the zoo whatever you do, DON'T WAKE THE PANDA! Join in the fantastic fan as one grumpy panda sets off a frenzy of wild partying: There's grunting and growling and prancing and prowling, skipping and scowling and squealing and yowling, squeaking and squawking, snarling and snorting, hysterical howling and chaotic cavorting, all because of one grumpy panda.

pandamonia book cover


Sean Avery

Sean Avery

Sean E. Avery is an internationally acclaimed sculptor, author and illustrator best known for his animal sculptures made from CDs and electronic waste, some of which are featured in the SciTech (Perth) and Ripley’s Believe It or Not (USA) exhibitions. He has presented at various writers festivals and represented Australia at the International Waste To Art exhibition in Baku, Azerbaijan, in 2014.

All Monkeys Love Bananas
All monkeys love bananas! For breakfast for dinner for snacks and for lunch they all crave bananas, munch, munch, munch. Well, maybe not all monkeys ... A very funny picture book about one poor monkey who can't stand to see another banana.

All monkeys love bananas book cover

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