Monday, April 01, 2013

Children's Book Week 11-18 May 2013

Children's Book Week is here again at Silverfish Books, 28-1  Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru, 59100KL. Selected Malaysian children's books will be available at special promotional prices throughout the week. There will be story telling and activity sessions for children on Saturday 11th May and 18th May, in addition to meetings with children's book writers and illustrators. And lots of balloons will be given away! The Children's Book Week is organised by Yusof Gajah Lingard Literary Agency and Oyez!Books for Children, with the support of Silverfish Books.

Saturday 11th May 2013;  3-5pm
Make your own picture book - for parents and children.
With the help of an instructor, guide your child to make his/her own picture book. Your children will learn how to build different parts of a book and they get to take home their work. All material will be provided by the organisers. Limited to 8 children. This is a joint activity for children and parents. All children must be accompanied by their parent/s. Participation is FREE. Suitable for children 5-12 years. To reserve your place, contact or sms 012-3320937.

Author appearance
Author and illustrator Emila Yusof will be at Silverfish Books to talk about her new book, My Mother's Kitchen.

Saturday 18th May 2013; 3-5pm

Storytelling with Mama Tok
Award-winning Malaysian storyteller, Mama Tok, will tell stories from her books; The Greedy Eagle and Nyam-Nyam Nyit. This will be followed by a drawing and colouring activity. All materials will be provided and participation is FREE. Limited to 10 children. Suitable for children 4-12 years. To reserve your place, contact  or sms 012-3320937.

Author appearance
Author and illustrator Yusof Gajah will be at Silverfish Books to talk about his new book, Sang Mongtel or Tiny the Elephant.

Malaysian illustrators resource centre

Please visit the 100++ Malaysian Illustrators website sponsored by Kota Buku to see how it works.

If you are an illustrator who has done work for books, magazines, animation, games, walls and others, you can get listed on the 100++ Malaysian Illustrators site: to increase your profile.

Please send the following to
1. your photo (face must be shown)
2. your bio: current and past projects; education profile; interests and others
3. Awards received
4. Exhibition participation
5. Publications (please give title and year)
6. Your website
7. Your Facebook link
8. 3-5 illustrations in soft copy, or allow us to select from your Facebook/DA/website page