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Zappo The Magician

Zappo The Magician is really looking forward to performing at Booktown 2021.

Reading is "Magical" and Zappo has some amazing tricks up his sleeve to show you and a fun Magical Game called The Great Book Race.

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Author Spotlight: Shilo Kino: CANCELLED

Shilo Kino (Ngā Puhi, Tainui) published her first book 'The Pōrangi Boy' in 2020 while working as a journalist for Marae. This year, she is on a year-long Te Reo Māori full immersion journey at Takiura with Astley ...

Author Spotlight: Nadine Anne Hura

Nadine Anne Hura is a creative non-fiction writer and poet of Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi, and Pākehā whakapapa. Her essays explore themes of language, biculturalism, identity, and belonging and have appeared in e-Tangata, ...

Zappo The Magician

Zappo The Magician is really looking forward to performing at Featherston Booktown 2021.

Reading is "Magical" and Zappo has some amazing tricks up his sleeve to show you and a fun Magical Game called The Great Book ...

Zine Your Words: Workshop

Wellington Zinefest presents a hands-on workshop about zines (pronounced zeens).

This workshop is for 8 to 80-year-olds and will cover some history of zines, zine techniques, and starting your very own zine to take ...

Joy Cowley Reading At The Chicken & Frog Bookshop

Drop-in for a magic moment or two as Featherston Booktown’s beloved Patron, Joy Cowley, reads to our rangatahi/children at the Chicken and Frog Bookshop.

Joy will also sign books, so bring your favourite book ...

Marvellous Crafts With Fifi Colston

Hatch your own Marvellous Marvin, with craft Queen and picture book illustrator, Fifi Colston.

Make cute pop-up cards for family and friends that they will adore!

Fifi Colston has a richly varied career as a ...

Spoken Word Workshop With Te Kahu Rolleston (Kai Afterwards)

Māori poet, actor, and slam poet award winner, Te Kahu Rolleston, returns to Featherston Booktown because he is so well-loved here!

In his poetry, Te Kahu speaks to what it means to be Māori, combining mythology, ...

'The Bomb' And Its Creators

Bring the whānau and learn the secrets behind the creation of the multi-award-winning picture book, The Bomb.

Join the picture book-making team, author Sacha Cotter and illustrator Josh Morgan for a fun-filled hour ...

Hound The Detective Spies A New Book

Kimberly Andrews, the author of award-winning 'Puffin the Architect', 'Hound the Detective' and the latest book in the series due out in June, will read from her books and talk about the creative process of writing and ...

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