2017 Storytime Pledge – Dr Alan Duffy
As part of his #StorytimePledge campaign, Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has challenged everyone to share a great book with a special child over the summer holidays.
We’ll be sharing Storytime Pledges from notable Australian scientists here all week – check back regularly for updates!
Storytime Pledge day 5 – Dr Alan Duffy
Name: Alan Duffy
I grew up to be: An astronomer
Recommended book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
Reason: Gloriously horrid characters, delicious chocolate worlds and inspiring crazy inventions, what more can a child want?
I pledge to read to: My nephew, and also myself again.