Children's Book Festival set to wow crowds

Published on 17 May 2017


Celebrate the art of children’s book creation through the Mundaring Arts Centre's Act-Belong-Commit heARTlines Children's Literature and Illustration Festival.

This month-long festival of workshops, talks and demonstrations will kick off on May 20 and will be complemented by an outstanding exhibition of original book illustrations from recently published children’s literature by WA authors and illustrators.

The exhibition will feature artwork by Moira Court, James Foley, Frané Lessac, Matt Ottley, Kyle Hughes-Odgers, Kylie Howarth, Terry Denton, Aska, Chris Nixon, Brian Simmonds and more, and display original large scale illustrations and paintings, initial sketches and a unique insight into an artists’ process from idea to final product.

Curated by author Cristy Burne, this year's not-to-be-missed festival will be held at Midland Junction Art Centre (MJAC) until June 17.

Find out more about the 2017 program(PDF, 3MB)