Beloved story book comes to life on the stage

Date published: 18 September 2017

The beloved, award-winning children’s book Diary of a Wombat will come to life on the Riverway Arts Centre stage this month.

Townsville City Council presents the performance by children’s theatre company Monkey Baa on September 28 and 29.

Millions of young people around the world have adored the picture book and finally this iconic work by Australian Children’s Laureates (2014/15), Jackie French and Bruce Whatley comes to the stage.

Meet Mothball, the naughtiest wombat in Australia. Bored with her daily routine, Mothball goes in search of shelter and food, creating chaos in the lives of the humans around her.

Monkey Baa uses the magic of puppetry and live music to bring this delightful story for ages three and up.

Shows are September 28 from 6.30pm to 7.15pm with two matinee performances on September 29 at 10.30am and 12.30pm.

Tickets are $15 adults and students.

Ticketshop members receive a 10% discount.

To book phone 4727 9797 or book online at