Sunday, November 3, 2013

The inaugural Reading Trail Picnic 2013

The inaugural Reading Trail Picnic went off without a hitch. Hosted by The Melbourne Library Service in the Carlton Gardens, the weather threatened us momentarily but in the end, the morning was perfect. Dotted under the old trees was a trail of storytellers, authors and illustrators. Almost two hundred primary school children had the opportunity to savour the story makers in small groups; loads of questions and many laughs. Storytelling Victoria tellers included Niki na Meadhra, Julie Perrin and Jackie Kerin.

Melbourne Library Service is  a great supporter of traditional oral storytelling and Storytelling Australia (Vic). Visit their website HERE

Pictured here: Niki na Meadhra and Jackie Kerin. (Some might say, 'Double trouble!)

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