Storytime with author and illustrator Annie White

Published on 09 October 2017



Media Release 

Acclaimed author and illustrator Annie White, whose book ‘Clementine’s Bath’ recently featured on the popular children’s television show Play School, will be visiting the Sir John Gorton Library to be a special guest of Story Time!

Mayor Brian Gibson said that Annie will be reading two of her books and joining in with songs and activities.

“Having an author visit the library is an amazing opportunity to provide our youngest readers with inspiration and imagination,” says Mayor Brian Gibson.

Details of the Story Time session are:

Date: Thursday 2 November

Time: 11.00am

Location: Sir John Gorton Library

Manager Library Services Kerri Sidorow is thrilled that Annie is visiting the library and looks forward to seeing the children interact with the well-known author.

“Annie is known for her ability to capture the innocence, the curiosity and the cleverness of children through her work, and we are so excited to be welcoming her to Gannawarra.”

Story Time is held each Thursday during school terms at 11.00am at the Sir John Gorton Library and is a free program for pre-school children. For more information please contact the library on 5452 1546 or visit

Annie is also taking part in the Open Studio Art Trail during the ‘Big Cohuna Festival’ celebrations taking place from November 3 - 7.  This self-drive tour provides the opportunity to view works of some of Cohuna’s most talented and creative visual artists. For more information visit the Big Cohuna Facebook page

For more information please contact Council on 5450 9333 or visit council’s website


Date: 4 October 2017

Media contact: Katrina Thorne T. 03 5450 9333 M. 0409 616 627