Budding writers and comedians between the ages of 8 and 12 are invited to join Leela Chakraborti and her dad Rajorshi Chakraborti to learn how to craft funny stories.
What are some things that you find really funny and how would you go about putting them in a story? Find out how Leela Chakraborti and her dad Rajorshi Chakraborti turned a throwaway joke about people farting uncontrollably into a children's novel they wrote together, The Bad Smell Hotel! They will talk about noticing fun, and funny things that crop up in our daily lives, and how we can build on them to create characters and stories.
More about The Bad Smell Hotel!
Why are more and more people checking in to bad smell hotels? What is causing them to fart so much that they can’t live with their families anymore? And what on earth is a Fartbit? The Bad Smell Hotel is a story to make you laugh and make you think, by Wellington father–daughter writing team Leela (11) and Rajorshi Chakraborti (a bit older), and illustrated by Dan Mills.
Schools have been invited to book on behalf of their students so please contact your school directly if your tamariki would like to participate. If you are part of the home schooling community, please contract the library directly to book in.