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MWF Families

Bedtime Stories Live!

Sun 5 Sep, 10am
State Library Victoria, Create Quarter

Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled.

The bestselling writer of the Nanny Piggins, Friday Barnes and Girl Detective series, RA Spratt takes to the stage for a special live recording of her popular Bedtime Stories podcast. Known for her effortlessly funny narration that keeps audiences smiling and laughing from start to finish, she brings new life to her much–loved kids’ characters and debuts brand new short stories and side-splitting versions of her own fractured fairy tales. Ages 8+

Duration

45 minutes

Event artists

RA Spratt wrote Friday Barnes, The Peski Kids, and The Adventures of Nanny Piggins. When she isn’t writing stories, she is telling them on her podcast Bedtime Stories with RA Spratt. She lives in Bowral, NSW. She has three chickens, five goldfish and a desperately needy dog called Henry. Also a husband and two daughters.

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