Your little ones can have just as much fun as you do in this year's George Town Literary Festival featuring a medley of kid-friendly activities including storytelling, creative illustrations as well as a meet and greet session with creator of Kampung Boy, Datuk Lat. These sessions will be held at 179 Victoria Street.
Nov 29, 11am-12noon
Suitable for children between 5-9 years old, get creative at the Amazing Eleph-art interactive session with illustrator Yusof Gajah.
Meet Timmy Tapir
Nov 30, 10.30am-12noon
Join Josephine Yoong, the author of children's book, Timmy Tapir Learns to Do What's Right for a day of fun rhyming and storytelling. Ideal for kids between 5-9 years old.
Penguins, Pandas and Dolphins
Nov 30, 2.30pm-4pm
What do penguins, pandas and dolphins have in common with a magic suitcase? Bestselling Penang-born illustrator, Cheng Puay Koon will unlock her suitcase through the wonders of storytelling for her young audiences of 5-9 years old.
Discover the Magic of Yusof Gajah
Nov 30, 3.30pm-5.30pm
How is an alphabet also an elephant? Illustrator Yusof Gajah explains with creative tricks thrown in the mix for his junior crowd of 5-9 years old.
Reading by Shamini Flint
Dec 1, 11am-12.30noon
Gather your kids in a circle with bestselling Malaysia born author Shamini Flint as she reads from her latest book for intermediate children.
Rediscover Kampung Boy with Datuk Lat
Dec 1, 2pm-3pm
Open to all ages, take a nostalgic trip with the beloved Kampung Boy and his family together with creator Datuk Lat.
Read, Sketch and Travel
Dec 1, 3.30pm-5pm
Illustrator and children's book writer, Emila Yusof partners with Moleskine for a session called 'Read, Sketch and Travel'. This travelogue event is great for adults and children alike.
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