Children's Surf Book Launch

Popular children’s author DC Green will be launching not one but TWO new books at selected venues along the South Coast , in Sydney and Queanbeyan in September 2007.

The first launch for ‘Stinky Squad’ and ‘Three Little Surfer Pigs’ will be held at Ulladulla Library on Saturday, September 8, at 12.00 midday.

There will be door prizes, free showbags, dramatic readings, lots of laughs for all the family, nibblies, a special Stinky Drink and the opportunity to meet DC Green and purchase personally signed copies of his new children’s books.

Three Little Surfer Pigs will be launched at Ulladulla by world surfing champion, Pam Burridge, while Stinky Squad will be launched by environmental activist, Amanda Findley.

Other launch shows will feature mystery launching guests…

Best of all, the shows are all FREE!

Launch Dates & Venues

Ulladulla Library – Saturday, September 8th, 12pm

Contact Dorothy Swoope: 44551269.

Queanbeyan Library (including Canberra) – Date TBC between September 13-15th.

Contact Peter Conlon: 6298 0298

Queensland Online Literature Festival – Wednesday, September 19th, 9.20-10.20am.

Sorry – you have to attend a Queensland school student to participate!

NSW Writers’ Centre Writing History Festival – Stinky Squad book launch at lunch-time followed by DC on a panel session from 1.45pm to 3.00pm (topic: “Re-presenting history”) – Saturday, September 22nd.

NSW Writers’ Centre, Rozelle. 95559757.

Corrimal Library – Tuesday, September 25th, 4.30pm.

Contact Shareyne Blissett: 42277435.

Batemans Bay Library – Thursday, September 27th, 4.15pm.

Contact Jodee: 44725850.

Kiama Library – Saturday, September 29th, 9.30am.

Contact Sharon Jones: 42331133.

Nowra Library – Saturday, October 6. 10.30am.

Contact Carol Andrews: 44293705.

About DC Green

Since the release of his first children’s book two years ago, the critically acclaimed Erasmus James and the Galactic Zapp Machine, DC Green has built a large grass roots fan base by performing at over 100 schools a year, including over 70 on the South Coast and 25 in the Canberra region.

For the 20 years before that, Green was hailed as one of the world’s best surf journalists, travelling to the greatest surf spots on Earth and documenting the lives of the heroes of surfing. Says Green: “I’ve been fortunate to meet all the world surfing champions from Kelly Slater to Nat Young. Some of these surf legends I’ve even beaten – at pool!”

Winning awards for both his fiction writing and his ground-breaking coverage of the Bali bombings, Green has been published by the leading surf magazines in Australia, USA, Europe, Japan, Brazil , South Africa and Indonesia and in a dozen anthologies. His website is dcgreenyarns.blogspot.com

Can’t Be there?

Fear not. Stinky Squad will be available in bookstores from early September. Three Little Surfer Pigs will be in bookstores and surf shops from early October.

Copies may also be ordered online at www.barrelbooks.com

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