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Mischief and Mishaps with Barry Hutchison

Age 7-10

Tuesday 15 August 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Enjoy an hour of slapstick humour and mischievous adventures with side-splittingly funny Barry Hutchison, author of the Beaky Malone series. Hear about Beaky's latest mishaps and discover where Barry gets his crazy ideas from. Be warned - your face will...