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Reading and Writing Workshops

Join us for a very special guest, the famous author of the beloved Chinese Calendar Tales who will be visiting Stamford just in time for Chinese New Year to share her latest tale for the upcoming Year of the Pig, "The Tale of Ping Pong Pig"

Sarah will bring her latest tale to life in a storytelling session open to the public as well as Stamford families. For those more interested in becoming authors themselves, Sarah is also offering a 1-hour writer's workshop guaranteed to inspire your little author or maybe parents too!

Date:

January 22nd

Location:

Stamford American School

School Campus, 25 Man Fuk Road, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Storytelling Session: 3:30-4:30

Children of all ages are welcome (we suggest children ages 4-11) to hear Sarah's latest tale to commemorate the Year of the PIg. This is the final installment of Sarah's Chinese calendar tales, so don't miss this opportunity to hear this captivating tale in person. In addition to the interactive storytelling session, Sarah will be taking questions, signing autographs and accepting book orders. Don't miss this chance to help foster your child's love of literacy and meet a real author.

**All who attend are welcome to take a school tour

Writing Workshop: 4:30-5:30

This writing workshop will get young authors thinking more about the wonderful world of vocabulary and how to structure a fantastic tale. This interactive session will engage children 7-12 and help ignite their passion as authors. Sarah will also take questions, autographs and book orders. Don't let your child miss this opportunity to learn the art of writing from a famous author!

**All who attend are welcome to take a school tour

Sarah Brennan

Author

Sarah Brennan

Sarah Brennan is the Hong Kong-based author of the best-selling Chinese Calendar Tales and the Dirty Story series for primary school-aged kids. After moving to Hong Kong in 1998, she found her mission as a much-loved children’s author, bringing Chinese history and culture to children everywhere through her funny and educational stories. She is passionate about children’s literacy and speaks regularly in schools about poetry, how to write stories, and the importance of reading books in the digital age.

Sarah's most recent success, her book Storm Whale, published by Allen and Unwin last year, has had unexpected and very welcome success this year in Australia and the UK. It picked up long list nominations for the Kate Greenaway Awards in the UK and the CBCAs in Australia, was on the shortlist for nominations in the Queensland Literary Awards and the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards, and placing Runner-Up in the TeachPrimary Awards in the UK.