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Millie Mak the Maker Storytime

Date
07 September 2024, 12:00pm1:00pm
CostFree
Bookings No bookings required
Location Pauline Gandel Children's Quarter
The Quad

Join award-winning author-illustrator team, Alice Pung and Sher Rill Ng, for this special Storytime introducing you to the world of Millie Mak the Maker.

Millie Mak is 9 years old and has just discovered she has a superpower!

She can turn everyday objects into something new, beautiful and useful. Who would ever think that you could make a sunhat from an old bedsheet, a skirt from a tea-towel, or some hair scrunchies from a scarf?

Following the session, Alice and Sher Rill will be signing books at Readings bookstore at the Library.

Suitable for ages 5-12.

No bookings required.

 

About Alice Pung

Alice Pung OAM is an award-winning author, the writer-in-residence at Janet Clarke Hall, the University of Melbourne, and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University.

She is the bestselling author of the memoirs Unpolished Gem and Her Father’s Daughter, the novels Laurinda and One Hundred Days, the essay collection Close to Home, as well as the editor of the anthologies Growing Up Asian in Australia and My First Lesson. Her books have been published internationally, including in the US, UK, Italy, Germany and Indonesia.

 

About Sher Rill Ng

Sher Rill Ng is an illustrator based in Melbourne. She designed and illustrated for SaaS companies before releasing her first author-illustrated picture book Our Little Inventor (2019 Allen & Unwin). Her work includes Be Careful, Xiao Xin! and Millie Mak the Maker, written by Alice Pung, as well as middle grade book covers for The Twelve by Cindy Lin, The Rogues by Lian Tanner and Winnie Zeng Unleashes a Legend by Katie Zhao.

Sher Rill won the 2024 Ena Noel Illustrator award for Be Careful, Xiao Xin!

Our Little Inventor has been adapted into a children's opera, by Award Winning Composer Emma Jayakumar, presented by the West Australian Opera, which premiered in October 2022.

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