High Rules and Signs

High Rules and Signs

The signs are everywhere if you know where to look. More specifically the signs are at Highpoint Shopping Centre. That’s where hundreds of kids helped us make signs to inform the public on a multitude of rules and regulations that adults had neglected, forgotten, or never even imagined. For example, did you know that you should never leave your children next to a lion? Or that, in the...

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Podcasting with LEVEL 87 Book Club!

Podcasting with LEVEL 87 Book Club!

Over the summer holidays, the members of Level 87 Book Club tried to prise open the trapdoor and sneak down the 100 Story Building elevator to record their very first podcast. Too bad the elevator doors were rusted shut due to poor maintenance service checks! Nevertheless, they were able to utilise their new sound recording and editing skills to capture the mysterious sounds from the...

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Meet the Young Editors: Gary

Meet the Young Editors: Gary

A lovely gentleman you shall be meeting is Gary! This young man – boy – answers questions from the usual and awkward interviewer. D: Question number one. What was your most recent midnight snack? G: Milk? D: What’s the first thing that comes into your mind when someone says ‘books’? G: Babies! It might be weird, but … D: That’s okay. My friend is doing a poem on babies...

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Ten reasons you should book a 100 Story Studio class

Ten reasons you should book a 100 Story Studio class

Everyone needs a little help at some point in their writing journey. Author Michael Pryor did a stellar job helping young co-author Ari begin his short fantasy story, and since it ended up being published in Pigeon Letters: Stories in the Post, Vol. II, we reckon Michael knows a thing or two. Here are our helpful reasons for you to book a writing masterclass with Michael, or with 100 Story...

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Volunteers. Save This Date

Volunteers. Save This Date

You can find our volunteers doing many things. Selling books and eating popcorn, sure, but mainly being supportive and encouraging to the children and young people we work with, helping them to build their confidence and love of literacy. If that sounds like your cup of tea, then put Saturday 9th February in your calendar. It’s our first volunteer recruitment day for 2013. We won’t keep you...

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Summer Reading, Had Us a Blast

Summer Reading, Had Us a Blast

One of the best things about doing what we do is that we get to talk books ALL THE TIME. Well, maybe not all the time, but as a wise kid once said, reading is one of the two best things in the world. So these holidays, in addition to enjoying a lovely chat with Gerald Richards of 826 National over a bowl of Footscray pho, we all turned in to bookworms. Lach I read The Illustrated Man by...

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