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Author Talk | Sam Smith

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


Come along and meet bestselling writer Sam Smith, author of Don’t Scare the Dentist and Miles and Jones, in the school holidays at Tūranga Library. Sam Smith will be doing two shows. The first is at 11.00am and will focus on his picture books for younger children, and the second is at 1.00pm and will be about the first installment of his graphic novel series Miles and Jones: The Anaconda Attack. Both events are free, no bookings required.

11:00AM – 11:45AM: Don’t Scare the Dentist by Sam Smith

Come along and meet bestselling writer Sam Smith and enjoy stories, songs and craft!

Get ready to laugh out loud with DON’T SCARE THE DENTIST.

Join Dr Charlie as he faces his biggest fear… a child in his dental chair.

1:00PM – 2:00PM: Miles and Jones: The Anaconda Attack by Sam Smith

Best friends Amelia Miles and Shackleton Jones team up to save their park from the curses of Glam-Evil, an ultra-villain with a grudge. The hilariously funny, graphic novel series from writer and comedian Sam Smith and illustrator César Lador.


Sam Smith is a bestselling writer, comedian, and former-dentist. He pivoted from dentistry to comedy after a MS diagnosis caused him to partially lose his vision. He is a head writer for the TV show 7 Days, creates the tasks for Taskmaster NZ, and wrote for Wellington Paranormal. He is the go-to audience warm-up act for many shows including Dancing With the Stars, The Project, Have You Been Paying Attention? and Patriot Brains.


July 14
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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60 Cathedral Square
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