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The USQ Alumni Bookcase Event is set to go for 2017.
The Schedule is up and running and it is advised potential participants book their tickets early for the weekend event. Kicking off on Friday evening 21st July, Opening Night Celebrations will commence at 6 pm, in the USQ Artsworx Gallery. Tickets for are priced at $30 for alumni, staff and students, while the community members can pick up a $35 ticket, for the evening.
Whether you're five or one hundred & five, this book can be gifted; or coloured and framed for your own pleasure.
Follow the links to grab your copy HERE Or Amazon.com
Sketa known to her home-town folk of Toowoomba, Queensland as Selina Kucks, stated she was excited to see this book on the next leg of its journey. "I'm tickled pink to see the final result of this next tale and believe readers will be more than happy with the creative flair in which it was published. A lot of hard work, sleepless nights and exhausted days accompany its production."
For Sketa this is the second of five books in the Possum Tales Series, but the sixth in books published to date. Writing the YA novel series 'The Parchment' in 2009, readers were keen to receive its Korean translation in 2010 and the 'The Parchment Tale unfolds in 2012. The third and final book in this trilogy was ticked for publication last year, "but due to particular family issues over the last couple of years, I was never in the frame of mind to complete it", she said.
We wish Sketa all the very best with 'Possum Tales...an Odd Day' and hope you'll show your support on Good Friday, 25th, 2016 for the Amazon release. Go get 'em Sketa!
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