CBCA NSW Northern Sydney put on another wonderful Lunch with the Stars at St Pats in Manly on Tues 1st September.

We had 22 authors, over 200 kids and teachers in the Harry Potter-type castle in Manly. Belinda Murrell was our guest author and Andrew Cranna was our guest illustrator. Other authors were Tonya Alexander, Jess Black, Wendy Blaxland, Jill B Bruce, Marjorie Crosby-Fairall, Kate Forsyth, Serena Geddes, Susanne Gervay, Lesley Gibbes, Jacqueline Harvey, Jan Latta, Katrina McKelvey , Oliver Phommavanh, Yvette Poshoglian, Paul Russell, Mark Thomason, Debra Tidball, P J Tierney, Kaz Delaney and me.

We also had representatives from Room to Read.

Terrific event. Every year it gets better. Thank you Belinda Murrell for your vision and fabulous organisation skills.