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Digital Author Talk: David Walliams 

Connect your students to international best-selling children's author - live at Sydney Opera House for one session only! 

In your classroom

 

“David Walliams is a genius storyteller – adored by millions of children worldwide.”

HarperCollins Children’s Books

NSW Curriculum Links:

Delve into the wonderful world of Walliams  

In one session only, meet international best-selling children's author, David Walliam's - live at Sydney Opera House! 

David Walliams is a global phenomenon in the world of publishing and his books have revolutionised reading for children. His ability to wow fans is unprecedented, with global sales exceeding 20 million copies and his books translated into 53 languages.

This interactive session will focus particularly on his 2010 book Billionaire Boy, and will give students the opportunity to learn more about David’s inspiration for the book and his writing process. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and delve deeper into the wonderful world of Walliams. 

Presented by Sydney Opera House

Billionaire Boy by David Walliams, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books. Cover illustration © Tony Ross, 2010 Lettering on authors name © Quentin Blake, 2010

Billionaire Boy 
Live on Stage 

11 - 12 April 2018 

In this world premiere Australian adaptation, the pages of David Walliams' best-selling novel in brought vividly to life on stage.  

Filled with songs, laughs and heart-warming message of friendship and family, discover that money can't buy you everything. 

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NSW Curriculum Links

Subject

Content

Outcomes

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

General capabilities and cross-curriculum

English

Thinking imaginatively and creatively   

EN1-10C

EN2-10C

EN3-7C

 

Literacy

Critical and creative thinking

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

 

Expressing themselves

 

EN1-11D

 

EN2-11D

 

EN3-8D

 

Drama

Appreciating

DRAS1.4

DRA S2.4

DRA S3.4

Digital Creative Learning

Connect your class to professional artists and educators without even leaving your classroom! Our interactive, curriculum-driven digital experiences are available every term throughout the school year. Take your students on an exclusive look behind the scenes with one of our digital tours, be inspired by our storytelling workshops, learning something new about Billionaire Boy's best-selling author David Walliams and experience awe-inspiring performances in real time. 

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