Melbourne Book Market at Abbotsford Convent
Join Melbourne’s bibliophiles and choose from more than 5,000 new and pre-loved titles at the Melbourne Book Market – from the organisers of the former Fed Square Book Market.
Including literature, history, gardening, travel, art and kids books selected by 15 of Melbourne's most experienced book dealers as well as authors and illustrators, the Melbourne Book Market is the perfect place to find something for book lovers. Plus there's an array of quality second-hand vinyl records and CDs from a variety of stallholders.
October Market Guest Author / Illustrator
Saturday October 5, 11.30am to 1.00pm
Meet Leigh Hobbs, former Australian Children's Laureate and creator of the loved picture book characters Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Fiona the Pig, the Freaks of 4F, Mr Badger and Mr Chicken. Leigh has won every major Australian children's choice award and, in 2019, received one of five Australian Legends of Children's Literature awards from Australia Post and was featured on a stamp.
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