The Bookworm Literary Festival kicks off on Monday, March 16 and runs for two weeks. The full event line up was recently released and people can now get to pick out which event appeals to them. There are talks and workshops that will be held in The Bookworm, iQiyi (right at the corner next to The Bookworm), and The Opposite house.
The kids events are suitable for six-year-olds and above and feature both local and international authors. In our upcoming March Issue, we interview some of the kids book authors, therefore get your copy soon to find out which one of the authors piqued your interest enough to want to listen to them.
The full list of the events can be found here.
The following are our picks that families can find interesting:
Snorgh the Sailor by Will Buckingham, Mar 18
Meet the author of the book that has been termed as adventurous and quirky as he talks about his inspiration, challenges, and success of the book. RMB 60. The Bookworm.
My Nanna is Ninja by Damon Young, Mar 22
Philosopher and writer Young explores the question, What if your grandmother were a ninja? as he explains that his is a ninja in this put on your thinking cap and here comes more questions from kids book. RMB 60. iQiyi Cafe.
Frape (Facebook Rape) by Clare Azzopardi, Mar 23
Author, Azzopardi looks at how social media such as Facebook affects the lives of teenagers in this novella. Listen to what kids go through and get a better understanding on the meaning of Facebook Rape. RMB 60. The Bookworm.
The Adventures of Poucher and Big Guy by Arthur Charles, Mar 28
Australian writer, Charles writes about his adventures around the world with his Kangaroo. Illustrator Kate Anderson will be on hand to share her experiences of working with Charles on this book. RMB 60. The Bookworm.
Book or better yet buy your tickets now as these sell out fast.