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ROBOTRONICA

QUT - Robotronica

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Experience the magic of storytime with Brisbane Libraries' NAO robots.

Brisbane libraries First 5 Forever will facilitate interactive stories about robots, sing songs and provide mark making activities for young children.

Special book readings and signings by Andrew King, author of the Engibear series, at 12pm and 1pm. Books will be available to purchase from 11:30am.

Andrew King

Andrew King is a Brisbane based consulting engineer with qualifications in Chemical and Environmental Engineering. He is passionate about the integral role of engineering in environmental management and sustainability and is a Climate Reality Leader. Children are very interested in the things that engineers do yet there are very few engineers in children's literature. Consequently, Engibear and his friends Engilina and the Bearbot were created as a "friendly faces" of engineering – a way to introduce engineering to young children.