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Donovan Bixley- Mozart - The Man Behind the Music


Thu 15 Nov 2018, 5:30pm–6:30pm

Where: Taupo Public Library, Story Place, Taupo, Lake Taupo

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: dedmonds97x

Donovan Bixley is a picture book creator, who has worked on more than 90 books in a broad range of genres, from his best-selling preschool books The Wheels on the Bus (Hodder Moa, 2010) and Old MacDonald’s Farm (Hodder Moa, 2011) to his international illustrated biographies Faithfully Mozart (PQ Blackwell/Hodder, 2005) and Much Ado About Shakespeare (Upstart, 2016).

He has won numerous awards, including Best Junior Fiction at the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults for his hybrid comic/novel, Monkey Boy (Scholastic, 2015), which was also named by the International Youth Library as one of the top 200 children’s books in the world. His books are sold in 25 countries and his work has been exhibited in New Zealand, Germany and Taiwan.

Join Donovan at Taupō Public Library, Thursday 15 November at 5.30pm where he will be chatting about what makes Mozart one of history’s most inspiring figures and sharing stories from his illustrated biography Mozart, The Man Behind The Music. The session will be followed by a book signing.