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Popular children's author visits school

Well-known children’s author Cameron Stelzer (right) passed on some skills to primary school students at a workshop yesterday including (from left) Jayden Lamb, Amy Whear and Nikita Smith.
Well-known children’s author Cameron Stelzer (right) passed on some skills to primary school students at a workshop yesterday including (from left) Jayden Lamb, Amy Whear and Nikita Smith. Erin Smith

WELL-KNOWN children's author and illustrator Cameron Stelzer paid a special visit to Central State School to share a few tips with some of his biggest fans.

Students from several schools gathered at the school for the writing and illustration workshop led by the man behind the Stroogle adventure series.

Mr Stelzer, who has been an author for the past 10 years, said he enjoyed presenting the workshops to school students.

"I like their enthusiasm," he said.

"They can be creative and the workshops can help make a difference.

"Books are an important part of life and it helps them have fun with them."

Central State School captain Tess King said Mr Stelzer was a great presenter.

"He has said a lot of interesting things," she said.

"He makes it seem very easy for him.

"He uses similes and alliteration to make words sound awesome."

Topics:  central state school, children's author


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