Update on Children's Book Week, 11-18 May 2013 at Silverfish Books, 28-1 Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 03-228 448 37
Children's Book Week is here again. Selected Malaysian children's
books will be available at special promotional prices throughout the
week. There will be storytelling 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. (This session is now closed as we are fully subscribed.)
Author and illustrator Emila Yusof will be at Silverfish Books to
talk about her work as an illustrator and her new books.
Saturday, 18th May 2013; 3-5pm
Storytelling with Linda Tan on two of Mama Tok's books.
Award-winning Malaysian storyteller, Mama Tok, has published two
books, The Greedy Eagle and Nyam-Nyam Nyit. The story telling
(in English) will be followed by a drawing and colouring
activity. (This session is now closed as we are fully booked.)
Author and illustrator Yusof Gajah will be at Silverfish Books to
talk about his new book, Dill the Little Elephant.