May News

HABA-logoHappy Labour Day!

‘The Mango Tree’ has been shortlisted for the Hedwig Anuar’s Children’s Book Award (HABA).

The HABA is presented biennially to an outstanding, published children’s book by a Singaporean author or authors. Our book ‘is one of the 6 books shortlisted from 63 submissions.

Join us at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC):

Books for Children with Special Needs: We Want to Read Too! (in Malay)
31 May (Sun), 11am – 12.30pm, Bukit Merah Public Library. Free admission.

The Nuts and Bolt of Self Publishing: The Good, the Bad and The Fabulous
4 June (Thu), 12pm – 1pm, Imagination Room, The National Library

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April News

Mina_book_coverHave you signed up?

The ASIAN Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC)
We will be at:
Books for Children with Special Needs: We Want to Read Too! (in Malay)
31 May (Sun), 11am – 12.30pm, Bukit Merah Public Library. Free admission.

The Nuts and Bolt of Self Publishing: The Good, the Bad and The Fabulous
4 June (Thu), 12pm – 1pm, Imagination Room, The National Library

Watch out for upcoming book launches!

  • Mina meets Cambridge
  • Hang Nadim and the Swordfish (first book in the ‘Little Kids, Big Ideas’ series)
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March News

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Airbrush painting workshop
7 Mar (Sat), 11am – 1pm, Queenstown Public Library. Free Admission.

Talks
The Singapore Story: How Does Literature Preserve It?
4 Mar (Wed), 7 pm, Central Library, 100 Victoria Street #B1-01

Singapore Writers Group session (by invite only)
7 Mar (Sat), 7 pm, The Book Café, 20 Martin Rd, #01-02 Seng Kee Building, 239070

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February News

hijab_6February is Friendship month. Today is World Hijab Day. Let’s extend our hands and free our minds. Don’t discriminate. Let’s understand from those who choose to wear the hijab (veil). Coincidentally, we have written about ‘The Malay Hijabista’ in our ‘Malay Weddings Don’t Cost $50 and Other Facts about Malay Culture’ book. Do have a read!

Join us this month:
Have Fun with Drama! workshop
14 Feb (Sat), 3 – 5 pm, Bedok Public Library. Free Admission.
21 Feb (Sat), 3 – 5 pm, Geylang East Public Library. Free Admission.

UWCSEA – Asian Arts & Culture Week
9 Feb (Mon), 1 – 1.30 pm,United World College South East Asia (Singapore). UWC pupils only.

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January News

Happy New Year. May 2015 bring more good friends, good hearts and good health!
Join us:

  • Pinhole Camera talk: 11 Jan (Sun), 2 – 4 pm, Tampines Regional Library. Free Admission.
  • Airbrush painting workshop: 24 Jan (Sat), 11 am – 1pm, Clementi Public Library. Free Admission.

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*The Mango Tree book travelled to the New Delhi World Book Fair recently.

Thanks Ken Quek for giving away books at the Singapore booth to an NGO that was collecting English books for schools in Nepal.

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December News

Happy Holidays!
Listen to the interview about our latest book

Join is in our workshop and paper presentations:

  • Have Fun with Drama! workshop: 6 Dec (Sat), 2 – 4 pm, Sembawang Public Library. Free Admission. Register with the library.
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November News

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Anticipating in November…

  • ‘Singapore Literature Prize 2014’ Award Ceremony: 4 Nov (Tue)
    To be shortlisted is already an honour. This little achievement is a big step for independent publishers and the underdogs. Yes, we can compete with the big players. We may not have the financial resources and network but we have lots of passion and drive to publish high quality books.
    Will David (Helang Books) triumph over Goliath (EDM, Ethos, Marshall Cavendish, World Scientific Publishing Company)?
  • Pinhole Camera workshop: 23 Nov (Sun), 2 – 4 pm, Bukit Merah Public Library. Free Admission.
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October News

October is our Wedding & Drama Fest!

MC_book_eInvite

  • ‘Malay Culture’ book launch:
    – 18 Oct (Sat), 2.30pm, The National Museum of Singapore. By registration only
    • Have Fun with Drama! workshop for kids:
      – 26 Oct (Sun), 2pm, Geylang East Public Library. Admission is free.

 

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September News

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Celebrate the heartbeat of P Ramlee music & enjoy the beauty of buildings this month.

  • ‘Music in P Ramlee films’ talks:
    – 6 Sept (Sat), 11 am, Multi-purpose room, Bedok Public Library
    – 13 Sept (Sat), 5 pm, Auditorium, Woodlands Regional Library
    • Architecture 101 talk:
      – 28 Sept (Sun), 11am, Activity Room, Marine Parade Public Library

Admission is FREE!

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August News

“Stand up for Singapore, do the best you can.” Happy National Day, Singapore!

Be sure to check out our upcoming workshops/seminars:

  • Architecture 101 talk: 28 Sept
  • ‘Have Fun with Drama’ workshop: 26 Oct, 6 Dec
  • ‘Music in P Ramlee films’ talk: 6 Sept, 13 Sept
  • Pinhole camera workshop: 23 Sept, 11 Jan 2015
  • Airbrush painting workshop: 7 Mar 2015
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