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New Delhi World Book Fair 2016

New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 [26 Jan 2016]

From 7-17 January 2016, the National Book Development Council of Singapore led a group of Singapore authors to represent the country at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi! These authors are: Coonoor Kripalani, Damyanti Biswas, Nur-el-Hudaa Jaffar, Kamaladevi Aravindhan, and Susanna… Details

Thank you for visiting us at ECCC 2015!

Thank you for visiting us at ECCC 2015! [28 Sep 2015]

On 25-26 September 2015, the Book Council exhibited a booth at the Early Childhood Conference & Carnival (ECCC) 2015 at the Suntec City Convention Centre Halls 401+402! At our booth (G5), we met with many preschool teachers, parents, and members of the public, and shared with them interesting information about… Details

Storytelling sessions in August

Storytelling sessions in August [7 Sep 2015]

On 29 August 2015, Fanny Lai shared stories about growing up in Changi Village. The Mandarin storytelling session, co-organised by the Book Council, was an eye-opening experience for younger participants who were not familiar with kampong life! The children were able to try traditional snacks and games such as… Details

Launch of the Tamil Heritage Collection

Launch of the Tamil Heritage Collection [26 Aug 2015]

You can now easily access archives of 50 years of local Tamil literature - ranging from published novels to poems to short stories - in public libraries and on NLB's BooksSGportal! In commemoration of SG50, a collection of 350 Tamil literary works of Singapore from 1965 to 2015 has been digitised as the Indian… Details

Drawing Stories《绘本简介》

Drawing Stories《绘本简介》 [14 Jul 2015]

On 11 July 2015, a Mandarin storytelling and illustration session by Low Joo Hong was held at Clementi Public Library, where children aged 5-12 got the chance to design their own picture book characters. The workshop was organised by the Promote Mandarin Council and supported by the National Book Development… Details