Save the date for the Children’s Bookfest by Bookazine on Sunday, March 3, 2019, from 2pm-6pm. Launched in 2016, this festival aims to celebrate children’s literature through amazing storytelling sessions, book-related arts & crafts activities, meetings and signings with authors, a charming outdoor library, an exciting treasure hunt, and prizes.
This year they have they have an amazing author line-up for the storytelling sessions to be held in The Marquee from 3pm-6pm, making it a perfect occasion to bring your favorite book character to life! Click on this link for some DIY costume ideas!
They have also included a brand-new feature: a silent auction! Head to Bookazine shop on March 3 and bid to buy a hardback edition of “Billy and the Minpins” signed by Quentin Blake as well as 6 pieces of special artwork and a set of signed books by Matthew Gollub. The proceeds of the auction will be donated to Bring Me A Book Hong Kong, a non-profit organization serving children and families who do not have access to quality books and seek to ignite a love of reading across Hong Kong.
The iconic Repulse Bay will once again play host to all the fun activities centered around reading and books. Wander down to the beautiful shopping arcade of The Repulse Bay and enjoy fun activities at The Palm Court, and The Marquee.
WHEN: Sunday, March 3, 2019, from 2pm-6pm.
2pm - 3pm - What the Ladybird Heard - interactive storytelling
Meet the authors
3pm - 4pm - The First of Everything & The Young Scientists by Nury Vittachi
4pm - 5pm - The Jazz Fly by Matthew Gollub
5pm - 6pm - The Green Dragon by S. Younan & C. Lewington
2pm - 6pm - Grab a book and sink into bean bag
The Palm Court
Get crafty with the Woodland Pre-School teachers
2pm - 3pm - Roaldahlicious Workshop *Mr Fox
3pm - 4pm - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Workshop
4pm - 5pm - Roaldahlicious Workshop *Giant Peach
Unleash your creativity with Safari Kid teachers
2pm - 3pm - That's Not My Usborne bestselling series-themed activities
3pm - 4pm - Create your own Bookmark workshop
4pm - 5pm - There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly themed activities
And go color crazy
2pm - 3pm - Color your city: The Moon and Back
3pm - 4pm - Colour-in Hong Kong workshop hosted bt Eleanor McColl
4pm - 5pm - Get a free temporary tattoo
Around The Repulse Bay Arcade
2pm - 6pm Roalddahlicious Scavenger Hunt
For more information, click here.