2016 Mister Cassowary and Other Animals

Age Ranges

Upper Primary

Samantha Wheeler narrowly escapes a terrifying attack by a cassowary to bring to you her experiences of writing stories with wild Australian animals. Close encounters with both feathered and furry friends have led to inspiring stories that reveal animals’ inner lives and encourage the budding environmentalist in us all. 

WP45

Wed 7 Sep 2016

Duration 45 minutes

GOMA Cinema B (Gallery of Modern Art)

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SOLD OUT WP52

Wed 7 Sep 2016

Duration 45 minutes

Cinema A, GOMA (Gallery of Modern Art)

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WP56

Thu 8 Sep 2016

Duration 45 minutes

GOMA Cinema B (State Library of Queensland)

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OLF

Thu 8 Sep 2016

Duration 45 minutes

Free Online Event

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SOLD OUT
WP58

Fri 9 Sep 2016

Duration 45 minutes

GOMA Cinema B (State Library of Queensland)

Event concluded
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Samantha Wheeler

Samantha Wheeler

Samantha worked with farmers and taught science before turning to writing in 2011. Packed with animals and adventure, her children’s books include Smooch & Rose (shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards), Spud & Charli and Mister Cassowary. Samantha hopes her stories will inspire everyone to make a difference.

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