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...
Reaching Out Beyond the Region: Singapore is Guest of Honour for 2015 New Delhi World Book Fair
14 Aug 2014 [Literacy, Travel]
Celebrating 50 years of cordial diplomatic relations in 2015, India has invited Singapore, through the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS), to be the Guest of Honour for the upcoming New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), from 14 to 22 February 2015. The Guest...
AFCC 2014 Roundup!
9 Jun 2014 [Children’s, Literacy, Travel]
The 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content may be over, but there are a bevy of blogs, testimonials, and photographs still to be read, consumed, and enjoyed! We've trawled the interwebs to bring you some AFCC 2014 experiences and recollections...
Book Industry April Fool’s Pranks
2 Apr 2014 [Travel]
April 1st has long been a day in which we've all needed to watch ourselves, whether we have annoying siblings, overzealous colleagues, or just slightly naive sensibilities while rummaging through the Internet. Once in a while, however, these April...
Excellent Bookstores Around the World
28 Mar 2014 [Travel]
In our search for more excellent literary arts spaces, we went looking for the greatest bookstores in the world. Like our library post from last week, we found a great many lists featuring the greatest bookstores in the world....
Join Us At the SmartKids Asia Fair!
21 Mar 2014 [Children’s, Literacy, Travel]
The Book Council will be sharing a booth with our AFCC festival bookstore Woods in the Books at the SmartKids Asia Fair this weekend, from Friday, 21 March, to Sunday, 23 March, at the Singapore Expo, Hall 5. We'll be...
Amazing Libraries Around the World
19 Mar 2014 [Literacy, Travel]
We at the Book Council of course love any space that dedicates itself to books and the literary arts, and libraries are easily some of the best examples of those types of spaces. Here are a few lists...
Elsewhere on the web…
11 Feb 2014 [Travel]
Math Paper Press / Books Actually interviewed by Don Bosco Interview at OpenBrief.co