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…

Two great new sites for Online Book Shopping

I recently learned about two new online book vendor sites that have quickly become as important to me as Book Depository and OpenTrolley. It’s a book price comparison site for Singapore, which opened on August 24 of this year. Forget about switching between Internet browser tabs – you can now shop on just one tab…

Hands on Literacy @ AISS, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012

Thanks to the result of the poll, the decision has been made to continue with Hands on Literacy in its full form this November. The Australian International School will be the venue with Ben Farr (TTS) and Linda Twitchett (AISS) as the Co-convenors of the HOL committee. They are looking for volunteers for the various…

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…

2012 Asian Festival of Children’s Content discount for ISLN members

Attend the 2012 Asian Festival of Children’s Content being held May 26-29 at The Art House.   ISLN members can take advantage of the Early Bird Prices after the April 30 deadline. For more information, please check out the website where a full program is available. For registration information go to the National Book Development Council…

School Programs with Award-winning Author SherMay Loh & Lord Archibald!

Epigram Books is proud to present the next installment of the Archibald series by award-winning author, SherMay Loh: Archibald and the Black Knight’s Ring! We believe that SherMay may be familiar to many teachers and schools as she has appeared in schools such as Tao Nan, Henry Park, RGPS and Haig Girls amongst others when she…