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Famous Australian authors to visit Kelso

25/02/2013
Phil Kettle and Hazel Edwards
​Phil Kettle and Hazel Edwars are visiting Kelso this week.

​Two well loved Australian authors are visiting Kelso this week to talk to our children. This is part of the Preps in the Library program that Townsville CityLibraries runs every year to encourage family membership of the local council library (which is free).

Hazel Edwards will be talking to the preps on Thursday 28 February. Hazel is the author of the much loved series of books for young children about a cake eating hippopotamus which many of you will be familiar with - "There's a Hippopotamus on the Roof Eating Cake" She has also published over 200 other books for children teenagers and adults.

Phil Kettle will be talking to our years 4 and 5 students on Friday 1 March. He is a hugely popular author with that age group, having written 34 books in the Too Cool series as well as 3 other series - Boyz Rule, Girlz Rock and Billy Kool.