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When

Thur 3 March 2011

Price

Morning Package: $8
Afternoon Package: $8
All-day Package: $12.50

Education Program Supported By

Rio Tinto

Department of Education


Morning Package: Upper Primary

Over the Mountain with Wendy Orr

Wendy Orr's latest much-loved books Raven’s Mountain and Nim's Island each features a young protagonist, a big challengeand a jamboree of animal friends helping along the way. These adventures take place in wild and trying settings and both end on a note that makes you believe anything is conquerable. Here, Wendy shares her passion for acts of bravery big and small.

Adventure Writing with Brian Falkner

Although disguised as fiction, many of Brian Falkner’s real life adventures have found their way into his books – from skimming the ocean in a tiny sea-plane to being attacked by a swarm of wasps. Couple these experiences with a bright imagination and you've got a recipe for action-packed writing. Learn the stories behind the stories as Brian discusses his favourite books, The Real Thing, The Flea Thing and The Super Freak.
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Where

Perth Writers Festival Precinct, The University of Western Australia


Phone: (08) 6488 5555

Perth Writers Festival literary hub is on the idyllic setting of the UWA Crawley campus.

Facilities
Situated near the Arts Faculty the Perth Writers Festival hub provides easy access to sessions, great cafe for lunch, coffee or a chat over a glass of wine and an extensive bookshop. Transport Located at the University of WA Campus on Stirling Highway, and is serviced by buses on both Stirling Highway and Mounts Bay Road. There is a set down / pick up point behind the theatre suitable for cars, taxis, maxi taxis & small buses. Enter off Hackett Drive adjacent to University House.

Transperth InfoLine: 13 62 13
Transperth Website: http://www.transperth.wa.gov.au

Parking
Ticketed parking is available on campus. Charges may apply. Free parking is available in the evenings and weekends. Campus map

Access

For access information visit the UWA Website.