The world through picture books

The World through Picture Books is an on-going initiative of the International Federation of Library Associations. Participating countries have each contributed ten favourite picture books to produce a wonderfully international and diverse catalogue. Included are familiar favourites from Singapore, the U.K., Germany, France, the U.S.A. 36 countries in all are represented.This catalogue is a delight…

The 1st Asia & Oceania regional IBBY Congress in Bali – May 23-26

“Indonesian Section of IBBY is excited to announce the 1st Asia and Oceania regional IBBY Congress to be held in Bali, Indonesia, May 23rd -26th, 2013.  This inaugural congress will facilitate various ideas of efforts to strengthen IBBY National Sections in the region, featuring the uniqueness of Asia and Oceania regional stories which can play…

Coming in May: Asian Festival of Children’s Content

May 25-30, 2013, is the annual Asian Festival of Children’s Content here in Singapore. If you’ve never been, it’s definitely worth checking out.  They offer a variety of events aimed at different audiences: parents, teachers, writers, illustrators, publishers, etc.  And you can buy tickets for the whole thing or just for certain days. It’s also…

Texts Worth Teaching: East Asia – Saturday, Jan 19, 2013

On Saturday, January 19, 2013, there will be a one-day mini-conference on East Asian literature for teachers at the Centre for International Education, located on the East campus of UWCSEA. Texts worth Teaching: East Asia is a mini conference for teachers who are familiar with Western writers but who would like to know more about East…