Brunswick Picture House

30 Fingal Street, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483

Picture House Storytelling: Tristan Bancks reading “Tom Weekly: My Life & Other Failed Experiments”

With storywriting workshop 8–12 yrs.

Garden from 9am | Kiosk from 9am | Doors at 12:15pm | Show at 12:30pm

Author Bio:
“Again, Tristan has given us a prime motivator to get kids reading – and enjoying it – this is bound to be another sure-fire winner with the kids from around Year 3 upwards.” — Sue Warren

Tristan Bancks is a children’s and teen author who started out as an actor and filmmaker.

His books include the Tom Weekly series, Mac Slater (Australia and US) and Two Wolves (On the Run in the US), a crime-mystery novel for middle-graders. Two Wolves won Honour Book in the 2015 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards. It also won the YABBA and KOALA Children’s Choice Awards.

Tristan’s latest book is The Fall (May 2017)a new thriller novel for ages 10+, a 2018 CBCA Notable Book and shortlisted for the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature. His next book, Tom Weekly: My Life & Other Failed Experiments was released in July 2018.

Tristan is excited by the future of storytelling and inspiring others to create. You can connect with him, learn more about his books, play games, watch videos and help him try to change the world here at

Other separately ticketed sessions on the Storytelling Day:

10am MARTIN KILLIPS reads and performs Dances with Hippos.
— With cartoon drawing workshop AGES 3–8yrs. TIX »

3pm ZANNI LOUISE reads Errol!, Archie and the Bear PLUS Tiggy and the Magic Paintbrush: A Pet Called Nibbles.
— With bookmaking workshop 5–10 yrs. TIX »

Single Adult Free | 2 Adults $10 | Child $8 | Group of 4 $24

Full Day | Single Adult Free | 2 Adults $20 | Child $16 | Group of 4 $36