February 1-3: Children’s Lit Conference @SAS

You’ll hear more about this from Nancy Johnson at next week’s meeting, but here is a promotional slideshow about the Children’s Literature Conference at SAS, February 1 – 3, 2013.

Keep the date: 2013 Children’s / Young Adult Literature Conference – this February in Singapore

When: Feb. 1-3, 2013 (Friday, Meet the Author Reception; Saturday, Conference; Sunday, Writing and Illustrating Workshops) Where: Singapore American SchoolIntermediate School Theatre Featuring: Chris Crutcher     Author of 11 books (including Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes, Stotan, Whaletalk, King of the Mild Frontier) written for young adults, with short stories in 12 anthologies. Recipient of…

POSSIBLE AUTHOR VISIT: Jerry Pallotta

Debbie Diaz from UWC has a teacher-librarian friend in the US who highly recommends Jerry Pallotta — and indicates he would love to come to Asia. She writes: “He is definitely one of the best we have had in the last 20 years, if not the best….If you go on Jerry’s website (jerrypallotta.com), you will…

STORYTELLER: Cassandra Wye – Asia tour in Nov/Dec

Stories in Motion With Cassandra Wye On tour Singapore November – December 2012 A firm favourite with Singapore audiences, Cassandra has been invited back to Asia once again! Stories in Motion: her unique blend of circus, theatre and dance, with an exuberant, expressive and energy-filled approach to storytelling, has taken Cassandra around the globe from…

APD Singapore distributes Epigram Books, including the new SherMay Loh book

The second book in SherMay Loh’s “Archibald” series — Archibald and the Black Knight’s Ring — will be published in June.   Book launch at Kinokuniya on Sat, 2nd June at 2.00pm From APD Singapore: We are pleased to announce our appointment as the exclusive distributor for Epigram Books Pte Ltd for the ASEAN region with…

LOCAL AUTHOR: Adeline Foo – “The Thing Under My Bed”

Adeline Foo writes to us re a picture book she wrote in 2009 that she feels has not had the attention it deserves, as she was busy promoting Amos Lee when it came out. See the website of illustrator Chris Martin, who travels through Singapore from time to time, according to Adeline — so available…

LOCAL AUTHOR: Daniel Wong & “The Happy Student”

Read below information about a new book and author here in Singapore who is available for author visits. From his website:Daniel Wong graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in 2011 with a double major in Mechanical Engineering and Economics. Born in South Africa, he lived in Hong Kong and Singapore before heading to Duke…

FW: Author/Race car driver visit for the Singapore F1

…….A Canadian author, former race car driver, school principal and English teacher…..  What an great way to connect our libraries and readers to the hype of the F1 race in Singapore! Anthony Hampshire has written a series called Redline Racing Series, using his knowledge of car racing and his passion to reach some of the reluctant readers…

The 2 Steves visitng Singapore October 25 – November 2

The 2 Steves will be visiting Singapore from 25th October to 2nd November. They are going to be at UWCSEA East on November 29 and then heading to the Australian International School on November 30 but they should still have a few spare spots before they work at the Singapore writer’s festival. To find out…

Kirsty Murray visiting Singapore May 7-31

Kirsty Murray will be in Singapore from May 7-31.  For information about Kirsty, please use the link below: http://www.nexusarts.com.au/view_performer_details.php?id=99 If interested, contact Sue Russell at Nexus arts.