The Children’s Books Fellowship is awarded for a project exploring the State Library of Victoria’s collections of children’s books and book illustrations – the largest collection of Australian children’s books in the world and home to the internationally significant Scholastic Dromkeen Children’s Literature Collection of original artworks and book illustrations.
Theresa O’Connor: Popuppets! Pop-up books and monster puppets. Community engagement and public performance.
The Children’s Literature Collection holds a wealth of extraordinary pop-up books, as well as stories based on the magical world of monsters. Theresa’s comprehensive research will contribute to the development of this unique collection through a series of paper puppet workshops and a pop-up puppet show for the State Library community to enjoy.
Theresa O’Connor is an accomplished performer, puppeteer and theatre-maker.