2017 Storytime Pledge – Dr Alan Duffy

Monday, 18 December 2017

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.


Alan Duffy storytime Pledge
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