The Wheeler Centre and State Library of Victoria are hosting the annual Children's Book Festival on the 22nd March.
A day designed to celebrate the pleasures of books and reading, the lawn of the library will be turned into a giant literary playground.
Activities will include storytellers and musical acts; the chance to make your own monster horns; helping to create a giant memento book; and, the most exciting, the chance to meet your favourite authors and illustrators!
Big names such as Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton, Shaun Tan and Hazel Edwards will be in attendance. This is a FREE day of family fun, however meet and greets for some authors MUST be booked in advance so you can reserve a place HERE
When: 22nd March, 10am to 4pm
Where: State Library of Victoria and The Wheeler Centre, corner Swanston and Little Lonsdale Streets, Melbourne CBD
How much: FREE - some events must be booked in advance
More info: The full program can be downloaded HERE and this event is suitable for ages 5-11