Backyard Book Fair


Booking required
Free event

$20 per family of 6 (+ booking fee) One ticket includes up to six seats. Please nominate the number of people attending by answering the questions when purchasing tickets.

Ticket can be exchanged for a $20 credit at the bookstore on the day.


State Library Theatre - Ground Floor

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Fun for kids and their carers. Be entertained, write, draw and create with Western Australian superstar children’s authors and illustrators - including James Foley, Aśka, Cristy Burne, Denis Knight, Gabriel Evans, Steve Heron, Matty Mitchell, Julia Lawrinson, Kitty Black, Alicia Rogerson and Barbara Booth. 

Each ticket is $20 + booking fee and includes up to 6 people. Your ticket is redeemable for a $20 credit at the bookstall on the day. You can purchase books and then have them signed for Christmas gifts. Light morning tea for kids and all materials for activities will be provided.

Suitable for ages 11 and below, but everyone is welcome! 

Presented in partnership with The State Library of Western Australia and The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (Australia West)

Book Fair poster SCBWI WA

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This page last updated on 29 November 2021