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Author talk

Author & Journalist Peter FitzSimons to visit Orange

Join Peter FitzSimons for a yarn at the Hotel Canobolas Front Bar, Summer Street, Orange on Friday 11 September at 12 noon for a 12.30pm start and hear about his latest book Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men. FitzSimons is a journalist with the Sun-Herald and Sydney Morning Herald and the author of nearly 20 books including Tobruk and Kokoda. He is a passionate Australian and is sure to tell a few funny stories along with the amazing tale of 'Smithy' – the greatest peacetime aviator of his generation. The visit is supported by Angus & Robertson Bookstore. No bookings required. And pictured is the book cover for Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men.

Charlotte Calder to Launch Children's Book Stuck!

One warm and windy day, Charlie and his friends decide to fly a kite. It takes off and soars and swoops and plunges straight into a tree. The kite is stuck. One by one, Charlie's friends each try to free the kite with their toys all of which end up stuck in the tree along with the kite. Just when it looks as though everything is stuck forever, the cat loses its footing on a branch and sets off a chain reaction, sending their toys to the ground. But guess who is stuck now?”

Orange City Library together with Book City and Children's Medical Research Institute present
Charlotte Calder reading her new children's book Stuck! beautifully illustrated by Mark Jackson, published by Walker Books at Storytime 11am on
Tuesday 25 August at Orange City Library.

You can also meet Charlotte and help launch the book during Children's Book Week at the
Charlotte Calder Author Talk
Tuesday 25 August,
5.30pm for 6pm,
refreshments served at
Orange City Library, Byng Street, Orange.
Your $5 donation supports the Children's Medical Research Institute. Please RSVP to 6393 8132