Author talk - Jackie French

Join us for an author talk with one of Australia’s most beloved authors – Jackie French.

Jackie French AM is a writer, dinosaur wrestler and wombat tamer from the Araluen Valley NSW. Her books have won national and international awards and sold millions of copies. Others were eaten by the wombats.

She is an historian, ecologist, dyslexic and a passionate worker for literacy, the right of all children to be able to read.

She was Australian Children’s laureate for 2014 and 2015, and Senior Australian of the Year 2015. Her books for young people include Diary of a Wombat and Hitler’s Daughter, with the young adult/adult crossover Matilda Saga and the Miss Lily series and Let the Land Speak for adults.

What: Jackie French
Where: The Cube Wodonga
When: Wednesday, August 21 (for adults) and Thursday, August 22 (for children)
Time: 6pm on Wednesday, and 10.30am on Thursday
Cost: Wednesday - $20; Cube members $18.50; Thursday - $5; groups of 3+ $4 each; Cube members $4; Cube member groups of 3+ $3 each
Tickets: By phone on (02) 6022 9311, in person at the box office (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm) or visiting