Festival Program

MWF Families

Stand Up for the Planet!

Sun 5 Sep, 2.30pm
State Library Victoria, Create Quarter

Join Ingrid Laguna, beloved Australian children’s author, for a lively interactive session about how to turn environmental concern into positive action. Her new book, Bailey Finch Takes a Stand, tells the story of a girl named Bailey who finds a way to make her local waterway safe after her dog Sheba swallows dangerous rubbish at the creek. Be inspired by Bailey’s courage and learn how you can take a stand and make a change in your own neighbourhood! Ages 8+


45 minutes

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Ingrid Laguna is a writer and teacher. Her debut children’s novel, Songbird, was given Notable recognition by the CBCA and has been published in the UK and the US. Its sequel, Sunflower, was longlisted in the Australian Book Industry Awards. Her fourth novel, Bailey Finch Takes a Stand, will be published in September 2021.

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