I’m pleased to present new storytelling videos! Please let your children watch these dramatic readings of picture books Playtime with Ye Ye and Robot in my Playground, and please forward the link to other parents! The Little Red Helicopter Charlene and Kevin love the little red helicopter at their playground. One day, the helicopter… Continue reading Storytelling videos of children’s picture books
During an Author Visit with Pat’s Schoolhouse in Prinsep Street, the kids and I spontaneously created a new story with keywords they gave. The theme was from The Robot in My Playground, which was about loyal friendships. The keywords were 'crocodile', 'duck', 'cheetah' and 'hyena'. So without further ado… Once upon a time (isn’t that… Continue reading Story- Croc & Duck
Updated my book wall with my two latest books, Lion Boy and Drummer Girl and Jade’s Quest for Her Heritage. Lion Boy and Drummer Girl was published in 2017 while Jade’s Quest was published in August this year. Thanks to a talk in Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, I was finally spurred to revisit my woefully… Continue reading Book Wall
Was at the Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop opening day on March 6. What an awesome array of local books occupying a floor to ceiling bookshelf! Glad Lion Boy and Drummer Girl is occupying a 3rd floor unit. Robot in My Playground, also published by Epigram Books, was relegated to the top floor. But this is one… Continue reading Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop
Had to add two new books Shaped for a Purpose and A Fighting Chance. I liked my previous collage, but every time I needed to add a new book, I had to go find all the previous books to snap a photo. So I have decided to change to this linear (boring) style, so I can… Continue reading Added New Books
I'm thankful for the full turnout at the Playtime with Ye Ye storytelling at Imagine Native-Creative Fest for Kids at S.E.A. Aquarium on 5 June. There were more than 50 children in the room! We didn't have enough paper, pencils and colour pencils! A big batch of students in familiar yellow 'TYS' t-shirts attended. Well, TOUCH… Continue reading Playtime with Ye Ye @Imagine Native-Creative Fest
It was a great honour and pleasant surprise to have Robot in the Playground featured at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC 2015) Duelling Illustrators. For the first time, I heard Robot ENDO being read out in another voice, and by A.J. Betts no less! She is the award-winning author of Zac & Mia!… Continue reading They fought over Robot in My Playground!
Did a collage of books I had written. But that was before "Ryan the Playground Expert" was launched. So now I have to do a new collage.
Robot in My Playground is on sale by Epigram Books - http://www.epigrambooks.sg/the-robot-in-my-playground/
Author Catherine Carvell blogged about the book launch at http://catherinecarvell.blogspot.sg/2013/11/singapore-writers-festival-book-launches.html?spref=fb