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Meet the Authors - March & April 2013

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Booked at North Adelaide, North Adelaide Village.

If you enjoy reading new books, meeting similar minded book lovers and listening to authors talk about their life experiences and discussing their latest novel, then you are in-store for some fascinating events during March and April.

Booked at North Adelaide in conjunction with Unley Libraries, Blackwood Library, Para Hills Library and Greenacres Library have organised two best selling authors, Kate Forsyth and Margareta Osborn to visit and launch their latest books and share their writing experiences.

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Kate Forsyth

Kate Forsyth is a internationally bestselling author of more than twenty books. She has been published in 13 different countries and has won or has been nominated for several literary awards. Her books include the adult novels The Witches of Eileanan and Rhiannon's Ride; her children's books include The Puzzle Ring, The Gypsy Crown and Starthorn Tree.

Kate Forsyth's latest novel The Wild Child tells the story of Dortchen Wild growing up in Hessee-Cassel, Germany, next door to the Grimm Brothers. Dortchen shared with Wilhelm some of the most commanding and exciting stories that comprise Grimm's fairy tales.

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The Wild Child by Kate Forsyth.

Unley Libraries at Unley Town Hall
Rear, 181 Unley Road, Unley
When: 7.30pm Monday, 25 March, 2013
Cost: Gold coin - includes light refreshment.
Bookings essential - Phone: 8372 5100

Blackwood Library
215 Main Road, Blackwood.
When: 2.00pm Tuesday, 26 March 2013
Cost: Free.
Bookings essential - Phone: 8372 8255

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Margareta Osborn.

Margareta Osborn writes about her experiences living in the beautiful Macalister Valley of East Gippsland in the Country Life Magazine where, she lives with her husband and children.

She is a a fifth-generation farmer, who has lived and worked on the land her whole life. Today she sets her novels in the mountains where she spends most of her time.

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Hope's Road by Margareta Osborn.

Greenacres Library
2 Foster's Road, Greenacres.
When: .2.00pm Thursday, 18 April 2013
Cost: Free - Bookings essential - Phone: 8405 6540

Para Hills Library
Aged to Perfection Hall, Wilkinson Road, Para Hills
When: 1.00pm Friday 19 April 2013
Cost: Free - Bookings essential - Phone: 8264 2512

Unley Libraries @ Goodwood Library
101 Goodwood Road, Goodwood
When: 7.30pm Friday 19 April 2013
Cost: Gold coin - Bookings essential - Phone 8372 5100
Enjoy a glass of champagne on arrival & cake/fruit
platter with tea and coffee after Margareta's talk.

Booked at North Adelaide has been regularly liaising with libraries to present literary events like Meet the Author for sometime.

If you have yet to visit this wonderful little bookshop it is well worth checking out their large range of books and their interesting range of designer stationery (cards, posters, journals, stickers from eg Lalaland, Marj-Leena and the World of Littles.

You will find all the staff are friendly, passionate readers and if they don't have the book you want they are happy to track it down for you.

At present they have a special offer for 10 books by Julia Donaldson for only $50.00, which includes The Gruffalo.

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The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

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Why? Great opportunity to meet and listen to two highly successful and recognised writers talk about writing and experiences.
When: Check each event for date details.
Phone: 8361 9866 or various libraries.
Where: Check article for venues.
Cost: Most events free. Goodwood Library; Gold coin - includes glass of champagne, cake/fruit platter with tea & coffee.
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