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Author talk: Andy Griffiths & COOL Awards announcement (Gungahlin Library)
Friday, November 16, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
Author talk: Andy Griffiths
Join popular children's author Andy Griffiths for an entertaining talk about his work.
Andy will also be announcing the winners of this year's COOL Awards
Light refreshments will be served.
This event is part of Boundless: the Festival of Australian Children's Literature.
About Andy Griffiths
Andy Griffiths is Australia’s most popular children’s writer. He is the author of over 20 books, including nonsense verse, short stories, comic novels and plays. Over the past 15 years Andy’s books have been New York Times bestsellers, won over 50 children’s choice awards, been adapted as a television cartoon series and sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
Andy is best known as the author of the much-loved Just!series and The Day My Bum Went Psycho. In 2008 Andy became the first Australian author to win six children’s choice awards in one year for Just Shocking!, smashing his previous record of 4 awards for The Bad Book in 2005.
Andy, along with illustrator Terry Denton are multiple COOL Award winners in previous years and several of their books have again been shortlisted this year.
About the COOL Awards (Canberra's Own Outstanding List)
The COOL Awards are the annual children's choice book awards made by young readers in the ACT.
Voting in the COOL Awards will be open from Monday 17 September - Wednesday 24 October 2012. Anyone who is in Kindergarten to year 9 can vote.
To view the shortlist visit: http://www.library.act.gov.au/kids/cool_awards