Kids Corner at Melbourne Art Book Fair Past Event

Kids’ Own Publishing workshop at 2020 Melbourne Art Book Fair, photography by Tobias Titz


Fri 19 May 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 20 May 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 21 May 10:00am - 5:00pm


Free, no booking required


180 Saint Kilda Road, Southbank Melbourne, VIC, Australia


Take a seat and explore the joy of publishing with pop-up activities by Kids’ Own Publishing throughout the weekend.

Friday 19 May
10:00am – 5:00pm, storytelling and book reading Everyone’s Animal by Agum Maluach.

Saturday 20 May
10:00am – 1:00pm, embroidery and book reading The Cheeky Rabbit with Farzana Rahimi.
1:30pm – 4:30pm, books on the KidsPublish app with Ching2.

Sunday 21 May
11:00am – 2:00pm, books on the KidsPublish app with Mila.

Presented by NGV and Kids' Own Publishing

Kids' Own Publishing Faciltiator

Kids’ Own Publishing co-creates books by kids for kids through a collaborative publishing process which builds confidence, creativity and connection. Together with artists, children and their communities make books that reflect their own unique worlds, and create infinitely imaginative new ones. When children publish books that reflect their own worlds (real and imaginary), they activate their inherent agency and creativity; strengthen their resilience, connection and self-confidence. Our work embodies child-centred and child-safe practices, and our projects uphold the rights of the child – particularly in relation to language and culture. In 2022 Kids’ Own embarked on their Kids’ Own Languages program and co-created books alongside several different language communities including students at the Victorian College of the Deaf, families from Melbourne’s Sikh community, multilingual playgroups from the inner city, and Hazara children and families in Dandenong.