Blog Listing: Children’s

Scholastic Asian Book Award 2014 Shortlist

Scholastic Asian Book Award 2014 Shortlist [24 Apr 2014]

The 2014 Scholastic Asian Book Award Shortlist was announced this morning at the 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content Press Conference! These five authors have been chosen as having written the five best stories this year, and we congratulate them heartily! You will no doubt be hearing... 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

Join Us At the SmartKids Asia Fair!

Join Us At the SmartKids Asia Fair! [21 Mar 2014]

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 at Booth K15/K17 where we'll have a... 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

Mr Rama’s Visit to Japan

Mr Rama’s Visit to Japan [28 Feb 2014]

Of Asia and Children’s Books: The Role of the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC)  Featuring R. Ramachandran, Executive Director of AFCC,  and Bolormaa Baasansuren and Ganbaatar Ichinnorov, SingTel Asian Picture Book Award Winners for Old City  on... 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

Storytime in Asia

Storytime in Asia [10 Aug 2012]

Did you know: 66% of the world’s illiterate population lives in Asia? The Asia Foundation certainly does. In answer to that fact, this non-profit’s Books for Asia programme is launching Storytime in Asia, a month-long campaign that aims to deliver more than 120,000 children’s books to... Details