The Anzac Stories: Behind the Pages exhibition has many fabulous Australian and New Zealand authors and illustrators in it. Go to Authors/Illustrators/Books to see the full list.
This week's feature author, Dianne Wolfer, is having a very exciting year. Black Swan Productions are performing a play based on her book Lighthouse Girl (and also includes Light Horse Boy). Dianne says, "Tickets are selling fast for the Black Swan adaptation of Lighthouse Girl.
The show opens at the Entertainment Centre in Albany (where the first two AIF convoys gathered in 1914 to travel to WW1) http://anzacalbany.com.au/ . Some soldiers were fortunate to come ashore (near where this play will be staged) and march, but most had to remain on their ships. Hence the signalling to Fay, the main protagonist in the Lighthouse Girl."
You can read a blog post about the show here.
After Albany the show will travel to Perth for a 2 week season. More information coming soon.
Dianne posted a blog with new photos of Breaksea where she was fortunate to go:
The Anzac Stories: Behind the Pages Exhibition is going to Dianne's hometown of Albany in August. Dianne is giving talks at the local schools and libraries about Lighthouse Girl and Light Horse Boy, as well as talking about the exhibition.