Ignition Blast Off Festival Launch
- Author: Ignition Children's Festival
- ISBN: 9786500053319
- Availability: Not in stock: we’ll order it in
$NZ 5.00 Ex Tax: $NZ 5.00
Ignition Kids Festival - Blast Off Festival Launch Reception from 5.30pm, 4th Floor, City Library Reception and keynote welcome from Kate De Goldi. MC'd by Donovan Bixley, author and illustrator extraodinnaire, and music courtesy of Mozartinis children's musicians with arrangements by Tom McGrath of University of Otago School of Music. Plus the presentation of the annual Ignition Festival Award for outstanding contribution to children's literature. Not to be missed! Keynote Speaker, Kate de Goldi: "Please do not understand me too quickly": the necessity of children's literature Research has now confirmed what we have long believed - that reading for pleasure is vital to sustain comprehensive literacy, and crucial for the development of cultural and emotional growth in individuals and communities; this is particularly so for children. What kind of literature might build a child? And what exactly do we mean by literature?