An online panel discussion with Graeme Base What makes stories so compelling? Why do we recall words and images etched into memory from childhood? Is storytelling, to our hearts and minds, what breathing is to our bodies? In anticipation of the exhibition Other Worlds: Exploring the Universe of Graeme Base, Belco Arts and Libraries ACT are proudly co-presenting A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, a free online panel discussion. Children’s book enthusiasts are invited to join celebrated Australian author and illustrator Graeme Base and his fellow panellists for an online discussion exploring the magic of creativity and the process of imagining and developing unforgettable literary adventures. Panel members: ... Graeme Base, celebrated Australian author and illustrator Belle Alderman, Director of the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Tania McCartney, Canberra based author, editor and illustrator Sarah Steed, Libraries ACT Director of Content and Engagement (Moderator) Online via Zoom - 11am Wednesday 27 October 2021 Registrations opening soon This online event is proudly co-presented by Belco Arts and Libraries ACT and supported by the ACT Government and the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature. Image Credit: Illustration from "The Worst Band in the Universe" by Graeme Base.