“Reading builds empathy and helps see the world from a different point of view.”
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Meet the author of The Turners and Squidge Dibley
Mick Elliott is an author, illustrator, children’s television producer, scriptwriter and animator. His award-winning books include The Turners trilogy and Squidge Dibley series which feature his cartoon-style illustrations on every page.
An experienced school speaker and facilitator, join Mick as he hosts an interactive workshop session that will provide your kids with tools to create their own powerful stories and share Mick’s passion for reading for pleasure!
Follow Mick on Instagram @whatmicksaw
Presented by Sydney Opera House, Hachette Australia and NSW Department of Education.
After more? Step inside the story with Audioplay
Step into the centre of an immersive audio experience, based Mick Elliott’s book series The Turners where you will physically play as the characters in this action-packed adventure.
Great for 6-12 year olds, Audioplay is podcast meets audiobook meets creative play; old-school action-packed play with high-tech audio. Put on your headphones and step into the story, playing out the action in real life!
All you need is an internet connection! Schools can connect with one of two video conference systems; Through DART connections with a Tandberg or Polycom unit or through Zoom Conferencing in an internet browser.
If you require technical assistance with your video conferencing facilities, contact your schools’ tech support or alternatively contact our Creative Learning team on 02 9250 7770. NSW Department of Education schools can also call the DART Connections helpdesk on 02 6884 0241.
Should you discover that the time or date you have previously booked is not suitable, please contact Sydney Opera House Creative Learning on 02 9250 7770 or email@example.com and we will try our best to accommodate you.
Please note that cancellation fees apply for schools who fail to dial-in on the day.
To ensure your students get the most out of the experience, a Teachers’ Resource Pack is available for this program (see the top of the page). We recommend using these resources in advance of your digital excursion.