Join ARIA award winner, singer-songwriter and celebrated children’s book author Josh Pyke as he invites you into the delightful world of Chatterpuss. Celebrate the magic of friendship and the beauty of language in this special session full of music, storytelling and laughter. Warm up your vocal chords and stretch out your listening ears – this is an event not to be missed!

This event is hosted by author, illustrator, literacy ambassador and professional mischief-maker Mick Elliott. 

Recommended for ages four and up.

Josh Pyke (Australian)

Josh Pyke

Josh Pyke is an acclaimed singer, songwriter and children's book author. His six albums have all debuted in the ARIA top ten, and he has released six picture books including Chatterpuss and the ALIA 2022 National Simultaneous Storytime book Family Tree. Josh is passionate about literacy and storytelling and is a lifetime ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

Mick Elliott (Australian)

Mick Elliott

Mick Elliott is an author, illustrator, literacy ambassador and professional mischief-maker. His debut trilogy, The Turners, was nominated for an Aurealis Award and his illustrated middle-grade series, Squidge Dibley, has been sold in six international territories. Mick has contributed stories and illustrations to many bestselling anthologies. His first picture book series will be released late 2023 by Walker Books. Mick has written and produced acclaimed children’s programs for Nickelodeon, the Sesame Workshop, Channel TEN and the ABC. He lives in Sydney with his family and their cavoodle named Gypsy.