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Food, fantasy, and Indonesia…

24 Jan 2017 [Art, Children’s, Events]

Last year, as part of the festivities for NBDCS' literary festival for children's books, the Asian Festival of Children's Content, we brought back our popular online illustration contest, the afccSKETCH, to encourage both budding and established illustrators...

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Creating picture book stories in Japan

10 Jan 2017 [Art, Books, Projects, Travel]

What happens when you bring together 23 artistic students from Singapore and some very curious high school students from Japan to create a picture book?  Singapore students from art and design schools, together with Hakuba High school students, outside Hakuba...

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Remembering Mrs Rama

27 Dec 2016 [Articles]

We are so sad today upon the passing of Prema (or Mrs Rama as we called her), the wife of our Executive Director Mr Rama. In my five years at the Book Council, I met Mrs Rama several times a...

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