Category Archive: Singapore

A Serendipitous Moment with Serene Wee


It was like parallel universes clicked in place when I discovered that one of my Masters students this semester, Serene Wee, is a published children’s book author. I knew that she looked vaguely familiar when I saw her in class. When she introduced herself and gave her name card, and spoke about the recent AFCC …

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The Stories of David Seow


Hello David! We are so excited and eager to feature you for this month’s Meet the Storyteller section in Gathering Books (August 2010). *clap, clap* Our warmest welcome and greetings go out to you! It is our great pleasure and honor to have you in our pages. We have quite a number of questions to ask …

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The Woman Behind Amos Lee: Adeline Foo


 Hello Adeline, it truly is an honor to feature you in our GatheringBooks Meet the Storyteller for the Month of October. We are actually having a “Keep Out! Stay Away – Diary Special” in celebration of your being a part of GatheringBooks for the month. Yay! We now have one of Singapore’s national bestselling authors …

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A Day at the Park with Carmelita Ballesteros


Hello, Carmelita! Welcome to GatheringBooks! We are so fortunate that despite your hectic schedule as an academic, you still managed to find the time to answer our host of questions for our Meet the Storyteller September Feature.

How long have you been writing books for children? Is there any special reason why you chose this particular genre?