Blog Listing: Interviews

International Read Comics in Public Day!

International Read Comics in Public Day! [28 Aug 2015]

We at the Book Council love reading in public, and we love it when a day is dedicated to reading in public. Luckily for us, today, the 28th of August, is International Read Comics in Public Day, so we totally did that!   Our six readers answered three questions about... Details

Duelling Illustrators @ AFCC 2014!

Duelling Illustrators @ AFCC 2014! [25 Apr 2014]

At this year's first of three Duelling Illustrators events, children's book illustrators James "The Mayhem" Mayhew and "Devastating" Dave Liew will draw scenes from an unpublished children's book manuscript at the same time while everybody else watches them! We asked the two artists a few questions, to... Details

David Seow Interviews Emily Lim

David Seow Interviews Emily Lim [31 Mar 2014]

Emily Lim is the author of many, many picture books including Prince Bear & Pauper Bear, A New Home for Kai Kai and Jia Jia, and Tibby the Tiger Bunny. No stranger to pictures himself (he's been writing them for over 13 years and his... Details

Pauline Loh Interviews David Seow

Pauline Loh Interviews David Seow [24 Mar 2014]

Dave Seow has been writing children’s picture books for more than 13 years! Not only has he produced notable works like The Littlest Emperor, Monkey: The Classic Chinese Adventure Tale and the Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di series, but he is also a champion for local writing. In... Details

Emily Lim Interviews Catherine Carvell

Emily Lim Interviews Catherine Carvell [17 Mar 2014]

Catherine Carvell, author of the upcoming Darcy Moon and the Deep-Fried Frogs, was interviewed by Emily Lim, author of many, many picture books including Prince Bear & Pauper Bear, A New Home for Kai Kai and Jia Jia, and Tibby the Tiger Bunny ... Details

Interview with Emily Lim [24 Jan 2014]

Emily Lim was interviewed by David Seow for this blog. Emily and David were featured together with David Almond and John Dougherty, on a panel of children's authors  at the Singapore Writers Festival in 2012. Dave: Emily, you’ve been winning awards since you started writing: the... Details

Quick Chat with Catherine Carvell [14 Jan 2014]

Five quick questions for Catherine Carvell, author of Darcy Moon and the Deep Fried Frogs. Q. Which is your favourite book that you read as a child? A. I read so many books when I was a child but my favourites were The Secret Garden and The Little Princess,... Details

Interview with Zed Yeo, author of Unapologetically Insane Tales

Interview with Zed Yeo, author of Unapologetically Insane Tales [23 Dec 2013]

Not long after the launch of Unapologetically Insane Tales,  Zed Yeo agreed to be interviewed for this blog. 1. Tell us about your journey (and struggle, if any) to becoming a published author. Becoming a published author is the same as growing up. You pick up age as you come... Details

Quick Chat with David Seow [12 Dec 2013]

Five quick questions for David Seow, author of the Sam, Sebbi, and Di-Di-Di series, Emma's Elephant, and the forthcoming A Day with the Duchess. Q. Which is your favourite book that you read as a child? A. Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl. I preferred it... Details