Pull up a chair and settle in to hear your favourite children’s authors and illustrators read their stories. With a different author dropping by every half hour, you never know who you might meet.

Oliver Phommavanh (Australian)

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Oliver Phommavanh loves to make people laugh, whether it's writing humour for kids or on stage as a stand-up comedian. He also shares his passion for writing with kids, using his experience as a primary school teacher. Oliver is a fresh, positive voice for cultural diversity in children's literature and has appeared in many writers, arts and comedy festivals across Australia and Asia. His books include Thai-riffic!, Super Con-nerd, Punchlines and The Other Christy. His latest book will be Natural Born Leader, out in August.