It was a glorious day in Canberra at the National Library's Great Book Swap on Saturday 15 September. Kids and adults alike enjoyed being part of Boori Monty Pryor's storytelling workshop although some were unsure when it came to the part of kissing a frog. The National Library's choir sang the tribute to the Naked Boy & Crocodile song, Bad Time Swimming, David Gaunt talked about the Foundation's work and Maureen Brooks, our ACT Ambassador managed the entire event with the wonderful support of the National Library Bookshop staff and team.
It seemed very appropriate that the Choir sang Paul Kelly's From Little Things Big Things Grow...
Posted 16 September, 2012
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“The books...gave the children a real sense of ownership, and that meant that they would read the book over and over, so the literacy side was being explored. Both the community and the children state that the books were wonderful.”