Book Launches

In 2021, LitFest is honoured to host the launch of two new book titles. Book launches will be held during LitFest at both the Stanmore and Wyvern campuses.

Heroes of the Secret Underground

by Susanne Gervay

Louie lives with her brothers, Bert and Teddy, in a hotel run by their grandparents. It is one of Sydney’s grand old buildings, rich in history … and in secrets. When a rose-gold locket, once thought lost, is uncovered, it sends Louie and her brothers spinning back in time. Back to a world at war: Budapest in the winter of 1944, where their grandparents are hiding secrets of their own …

Heroes of the Secret Underground by Susanne Gervay will be launched on Thursday, 29 April 2021 with all year groups at Wyvern Library, Wyvern and on Friday, 30 April 2021 with all of Years 7 and 8 in Centennary Hall, Newington College Stanmore.

Ginger Meggs: 100th Anniversary

by Tristan Bancks

Celebrating 100 years of the iconic character and Aussie legend Ginger Meggs, these four brand new and original stories are written by Tristan Bancks, the great-great nephew of creator Jimmy Bancks, and illustrated in full colour by the current Ginger Meggs comic-strip cartoonist, Jason Chatfield.

Ginger Meggs: 100th Anniversary by Tristan Bancks will be launched on Friday, 30 April 2021 with all year groups at Wyvern Library, Wyvern.