Love books? Join Melbourne’s bibliophiles at the city’s largest weekly book market, in The Atrium at Fed Square.
Each week you can immerse yourself in over 5000 new and pre-loved titles, including literature, history, gardening, travel, art and kids stories.
The Book Market regularly features around 15 of Melbourne’s most experienced book dealers as well as authors and illustrators and some of Melbourne’s best buskers!
Live Illustration: Craig Smith + Ann James
Saturday 24 September | 12pm – 5pm | The Atrium | Free
Have a chat, get your books signed, and watch as Craig works his magic in The Atrium this month at the Fed Square Book Market.
Craig is a prolific illustrator on the Australian scene with many well known and award winning titles including,
Billy the Punk, Tough Lester, Sister Madge’s Book of Nuns, Heather Fell in the Water,The Windy Farm, Dr Frankenstein’s other Montser, I was only Nineteen, Remarkable Rexy and Chooks in Dinner Suits.
Craig’s latest book with author Paul Jennings The Unforgettable What’s his Name (Allen & Unwin)
is due to be published in November… you may be lucky to get a sneak preview of some of his illustrations for this new book.
Following Craig will be Australian illustrator and author Ann James, demonstrating live between 3pm and 5pm Don’t miss the chance to have a chat with this wonderful artist and have some books personally signed, as you get to know her array of wonderful characters.
Ann’s latest picture books include Bird & Bear and The Very Special Day (The Five Mile Press) along with I’m a Hungry Dinosaur (Penguin Books Australia).