Come celebrate Malaysia Day with a fun batik painting activity with batik artist Zakiah Mohd Isa, and sneak peaks at two upcoming books - Pip's Peculiar Problem by Lim Lay Koon and a brand new fourth book from Heidi Shamsuddin's The Door Under the Stairs series. Get special preorder prices and free gifts! Happening from 11.00am, Friday 16th September, at Silverfish Books, 2nd Floor, Bangsar Village II.
Come meet Yusof Gajah, Emila Yusof, Aizil from Creative United and the Oyez!Books team on Illustrators Day, happening at 3.00pm on 11 September 2016, at Silverfish Books, 2nd Floor, Bangsar Village II.
To summarise, activities will include (but not limited to):
1. Malaysian children’s books in Bahasa and English will be on sale with special promotions;
2. Storytelling sessions for children (timetable for activities to be announced soon);
3. Art and craft activities for children (timetable for activities to be announced soon)
4. Children’s storytelling competition (ages 5 to 8);
5. Children’s writing competition (ages 9 to 12).
The deadline for registration and submission for both Storytelling and Writing Competition is on Monday, 23 May 2016.
For full details on the programme, competitions and entry forms, you can visit the Children's Book Week website.
Mark your calendars now and join us for an exciting week of books, stories and fun!
Venue: Bangsar Village II, (Ground Floor) Concourse
Date: Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, June 5, 2016
Time: 10.00am to 10.00pm
Pustaka Bookaroo Festival of Children’s Literature is back! Running from 16-17 April at Pustaka Negeri Sarawak in Kuching, it promises to be an exciting affair with a lineup of international and local authors, illustrators, storytellers and more. With the theme Bringing Children and Books Together, the weekend will be packed with storytelling, crafts, doodling, poetry and art workshops for children from 4 up to 12 years of age. This event is truly something for parents, children, teachers, educators and just about anyone who is interested in promoting books and reading for children, to look forward to.
Speakers at the event come from far and wide such as India, Singapore, and Australia. From Malaysia, five Oyez!Books authors/ illustrators will also be participating at the event! They are :
Bookaroo Festival was founded in India in 2008 and made its debut in Kuching last year in partnership with Pustaka Negeri Sarawak, the National State Library. Check out the exciting programme and download the schedule at the Bookaroo website.
So don't forget to bring the kids out for a weekend of books, stories and fun activities with all the Oyez! authors and international personalities at Pustaka Bookaroo Festival of Children’s Literature! Admission is FREE.
Director Linda Tan Lingard from YGL will be looking to looking to sell Oyez! titles as well as source for suitable titles for the Malaysian market. Come and visit us in London!
It brings us great pleasure to invite you to Oyez!Books launch of nine brand new titles for first quarter 2016! We are introducing another wonderful variety of books, ranging from picture books in English AND Bahasa Malaysia, a chapter book series first published in Australia that brings together a young boy with a 700-year old ghost, and art and colouring books with all sorts of monsters!
Join us on Thursday, 24th March from 2.00-4.00pm at Silverfish Books to meet and mingle with our authors and illustrators, and browse our new books.
Here's the overview of the books for the launch :
We are very excited to show you all these lovely books at the launch. Mark your calendars for 24th March, and don't miss this chance to meet the authors and illustrators.
We are kicking the year off with a huge bang launching up to twelve brand new titles and re-introducing an award-winning favourite from Yusof Gajah! On Wednesday, 27th January, from 2.00 - 4.00pm at Silverfish Books, join us for an afternoon of visual and literary delight as our authors talk about the latest books.
Here's what you can expect at the launch :
What a variety of books we have lined up!
We will be sharing more details about each book in the coming days. Mark your calendars and don't miss this exciting chance to meet your favourite authors!
For colouring enthusiasts, there will be a much-awaited colouring workshop by Emila Yusof based on her popular Colourart series! Get tips and tricks on how to produce your own colouring masterpiece.
See the full programme below or click here to download the pdf! Are YOU ready for a great adventure?
Batik artist and educator, Zakiah Mohd Isa, will be on hand to conduct batik painting activities. Using the designs of her husband, Yusof Gajah, she has painted and sewn banners, clothes, bags, scarves and more using the batik mehod.
Bring your family and friends for a fun and educational time. For more information, check out the Malaysiaku Celebrations Facebook page.
NEWS & EVENTS
22 Apr - 14 May - Harmony with Nature Photo Contest 2017
22-23 Apr - Pustaka Bookaroo Festival of Children's Literature
17 Apr - Introduction to the Asian Festival of Children's Content
03 - 06 Apr - Bologna Children's Book Fair 2017
18 - 26 Mar - Oyez! Children's Book Week
16 Sep - Celebrate Malaysia Day with Oyez!Books
7 June - Interview with BFM Radio