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The Making of the Word Witch


Wed 27 Jul 2011, 9:00am–5:00pm
Thu 28 Jul 2011, 9:00am–5:00pm
Fri 29 Jul 2011, 9:00am–5:00pm
Sat 30 Jul 2011, 9:00am–5:00pm
Sun 31 Jul 2011, 9:00am–5:00pm

Where: Rotorua Museum, Oruawhata Drive, Government Gardens, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Listed by: Rotorua Museum

The Making of the Word Witch – the poetic and illustrative magic of Margaret Mahy and David Elliot. Cued by Mahy’s 2006 award of the prestigious Hans Christian Anderson Medal, Tessa Duder and publisher HarperCollins set out to create a lavishly illustrated book of Mahy’s verse. This inspiring exhibition gives a window into the imaginative world of the beloved children’s writer and her illustrator, David Elliot, as they work towards publication of The Word Witch. The exhibition has been curated by Kathryn Mitchell and toured by Ashburton Art Gallery.

Admission to this exhibition is included with entry to the museum.

Adults: $12.50
Children (5-18 yrs): $5.50
Small family (1 adult and up to 3 children): $17.00
Large family (2 adults and up to 3 children): $29.00

Book Cover: The Word Witch by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by David Elliot
Author Margaret Mahy
Illustrator David Elliot
Illustrations by David Elliot for the Word Witch: Flingamingo, Cover, and Plans Gone Wrong

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