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National Bookshop Day at Collins Booksellers Edwardstown

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Wonderful opportunity to meet and listen to some writers

This coming Saturday, 10 August, coinciding with its initiative to promote and encourage reading, Collin's Booksellers is celebrating National Bookshop Day, for its third consecutive year, with a number of local popular writers. This special event is designed to celebrate bookshops and the contributions that book shops give to the public.

National Bookshop Day
Designed to celebrate bookshops around Australia.

This is a wonderful opportunity for family members to meet various authors of picture books, short stories, poetry, non-fiction, short fiction and novels whether they be for children, young people and adults of all ages.

The program will be conducted throughout the day and will offer some free giveaways and some wonderful books at special prices.

You will have the opportunity to meet and listen to 11 local authors, who will discuss their latest book, which will be available for purchase and signing.

National Bookshop Day
Special appearance by Peppa Pig.

Children will be able to meet some of the popular characters as there will be special appearances by Peppa Pig, Alice (from Alice in Wonderland and Wally (from Where's Wally).

National Bookshop Day
Reading from 'I am a dirty dinosaur' by Janeen Brian.

Collin's Booksellers are hosting Janeen Brian, who will be in store reading from I am a dirty dinosaur and also signing copies of her books. This should be a fantastic event!

This year we have 11 authors attending, most of the local authors as we love to help promote community. We also have Hannah Kent the author of [I]Burial Rites[/I coming as well.

National Bookshop Day
Hannah Kent author of 'Burial Rites' will be attending.

Here is the Event Timetable for the day:

11.00 Jason Fischer (Fantasy Author)

11.15 Jo Spurrier (Fantasy Author)

11.30 Melanie Casey (Crime)

1.00 Hannah Kent Hannah Kent (Debut novel - Burial Rites)

1.15 Aprille Legacy (Young Adult)

1.30 Kathryn White (Fiction)

2.00 Janeen Brian (Children's Author)
Janeen will also be reading from her latest books

2.30 Katrina Germein (Children's Author)
Katrina will also be reading from her latest books

3.00 Peter Cooper. (Young Adult Author)

3.15 Ben Chandler (Fantasy Author)

4.00 Jackie Barreau (Inspirational Poems)

National Bookshop Day - Collins Booksellers
Exciting array of books for all ages.
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Why? Once a year opportunity to obtain some great books on special and join in celebrating National Bookshop Day.
When: Saturday, 10 August 2013, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Phone: 8277 8857
Where: Shop T54 Castle Plaza Shopping Centre
Cost: FREE entry, special give-aways & books at special prices.
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