Types of kidlit books
Total kidlit books published
32, with several translations (Chinese, Tamil, Korean, Slovakian)
Prince Bear & Pauper Bear, The Tale of Rusty Horse, Just Teddy, Bunny Finds the Right Stuff (Mustard Seed Books), Tibby series (Epigram Books), Little Godwit Finds His Wings (Marshall Cavendish Children)
Describe your style
Stories of identity, self-discovery and hope
How did you get started?
I was a winner of the Singapore Book Council's First Time Writers Initiative
Where do you get story ideas?
Sparked by reading, personal experiences, anywhere really
Pick one book of yours that kids should read
Little Godwit Finds His Wings - it's about recognizing one's strengths
Tip for parents, how to help kids enjoy reading
Find books which appeal to their interest.
Tip for aspiring kidlit writers
Go to the library or bookstore. Browse the entire picture book section. Pick the 1-2 books that represent what you want to write. That's how I started.
Your big wish for kidlit publishing next year (2020)?
More publicity support and wider readership of local kidlit
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