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StoryArts Festival Ipswich

Mark Greenwood
​Mark Greenwood (photo Yvonne Mes)
Students attended the 2015 Story Arts Festival in Ipswich on Tuesday 8 September.  P-3 went to see Peter Carnavas & Damon Young who talked about their books My Nana is a Ninja and My Pop is a Pirate, then to see Ann James who did some great art workshops making dinosaurs with edible materials.
The 4-6 met Ann Haddon from Books Illustrated in Melbourne and learnt all about how The Many Story Treehouse exhibition was created the Treehouse series books were written and illustrated.
The next session was with Mark Greenwood who explained how he researched to find information for his books. Each story had a secret, a surprise or a mystery that Mark had discovered or uncovered while travelling all over the world to research his faction stories.
Visit the festival blog to read more.