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'Little Bird's Day' to be launched at NSW Children's Book Council of Australia's Professional Development Conference

Mon, Feb 04, 2019

Sample spread from Little Bird's DayLittle Bird’s Day by renowned author and illustrator, Sally Morgan will be officially launched at the NSW Children's Book Council of Australia’s Professional Development Conference in Sydney on 26 March. The exquisite first outcome of Magabala's Kestin Indigenous Illustrator Award, the early childhood picture book introduces the stunning illustrations of Gapuwiyak artist and 2017 inaugural award winner, Johnny Warrkatja Malibirr. The 2019 winner of the award will also be announced at the event.

Johnny and Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts Centre Manager, Trevor van Weeren will travel to Sydney for the launch, where they will join Magabala CEO, Anna Moulton and Chairperson, Edie Wright in delivering a presentation on an Indigenous perspective to visual literacy.