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Local Author Paul McCarthy Launches Alo and the Bunyip

Sat 10 December at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A story perfect for families and relatives of children, ages 8 to 13

Join us to celebrate the launch of local author Paul McCarthy’s children’s book for 8 – 13 year-olds – Alo and the Bunyip: an Australian family story – at Orange City Library on Saturday 10 December at 11am.

Alo and the Bunyip – is an adventurous tale of two boys who become inseparable after discovering the mythical creature, “The Bunyip”, deep in the Australian bush. The Bunyip becomes intertwined in their lives and changes their paths forever.

Copies are available for sale on the day.



The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

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