Footlights & Booklights

Footlights & Booklights

Join us for kids story time as artists from our stages read your favourite Australian storybooks.

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  • Hunter Page-Lochard reads Edward the Emu | Footlights & Booklights

    Enjoy the breathtaking view from the iconic Taronga Zoo with Australian actor and TV presenter Hunter Page-Lochard as he reads the story of Edward the Emu.

    Tired of his life as an emu, Edward decides to try being something else for a change. But he soon discovers that being who you are is always...

  • Adam Briggs reads Our Home Our Heartbeat | Footlights & Booklights

    Our Home, Our Heartbeat read by Briggs, adapted from his hit song 'The Children Came Back', listen to the multi-talented Briggs read his debut children’s book 'Our Home, Our Heartbeat'. Featuring past and present Indigenous legends, this book is a joyous celebration of the oldest continuous cultu...

  • Justine Clarke reads Diary of a Wombat | Footlights & Booklights

    Meet the naughtiest wombat in Australia as homegrown queen of children’s entertainment Justine Clarke reads the award-winning picture book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. Join us for storytime as artists from our stages read aloud your favourite Australian storybooks in our series, Footlights...

  • Zindzi Okenyo reads Sidney Opera Mouse | Footlights & Booklights

    Zindzi Okenyo reads Sidney Opera Mouse written by Graham Hosking and illustrated by Inky Stone, with special thanks to Sydney Opera House Major Partner – Mastercard®. Sidney is a little mouse who dreams of becoming a singer. Except there’s a little problem – he’s stuck in a pet shop. Can Sidney e...