Craig Smith - Wonky Donkey Man - Creative Writing Workshop

Where: Port Chalmers Library, 20 Beach Street, Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Otago

Restrictions: All Ages

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This creative writing workshop visit to Dunedin City Library sees Craig Smith famed for his award-winning book and song , the million-selling ‘Wonky donkey ‘ running a session which takes folk through the various processes and techniques he uses to come up with his stories/songs (providing awareness). Much of it is based on rhyming and exploring their creative side , getting the base of a story and then working it into a song . Supplying them with the practical tools and pointing out how to do it , what to look for and to think about in achieving a song, story based on rhyme. Writing / note taking material required. Suitable for all people ten years or older, from the young to the young at heart.

Craig will be available to sign all his books, cd's & t-shirts at these shows as well as offering anything folk want from his range of titles ( cash sales only ) . Pre-sale tickets are also available in person from the City Library or online with Eventfinda Craig Smith is an APRA children award-winning, full-time Musician/Author living in Queenstown. Craig's success in music has been across many genres and includes his children's music as well as his stories in song being turned into children's books for which he has won several NZ highest children's book awards "the NZ post book awards". His now 4 albums have all been successful (one of them attaining gold status) but the one Craig enjoys playing the most is "not just for kids". Of which the song "The wonky donkey" is by far the most popular. This story in song was turned into a book in 2009 and was a #1 selling hit in both Australia and New Zealand with print runs around the world. Followed closely by other stories in songbooks "Willbee the Bumblebee", "Kaha the Kea", "My daddy ate an apple", "Square Eyes" "Eating" and now "The Scariest Thing IN The Garden". Craig Has now sold nearly a million copies of his books worldwide.

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