Did you know that James Foley made his first book in kindy? He's now an acclaimed author and illustrator whose books My Dead Bunny and The Last Viking were shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards.

Foley shares his creative journey and explains how he went from drawing cartoons for the school newspaper to creating a zombie rabbit. To top it all off, he'll help us invent the ultimate robot — just like Sally Tinker in his graphic novel, Brobot.

Rec. age 5+.

Free, bookings essential. Maximum 4 tickets per event per booking. Collect your pre-booked tickets for events at these venues from the information booth on Pier 4/5 on the day (all uncollected tickets will be released 15 minutes prior to each session).

James Foley (Australian)

James Foley is a children’s author and illustrator. He drew the pictures for My Dead Bunny, which was shortlisted for the Children's Book Council of Australia's 2015 Picture Book of the Year. His latest book, Brobot, is a graphic novel for younger readers and the first book in the S.Tinker Inc series. The next instalment is called Dungzilla and due in late 2017. James comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts.