What would you do if you found a short, stout mountain elf deep in the snowy mountains? Find out all about Tessa’s adventure with the barbegazi in this reading with author H.S. Norup, who will also talk about her inspiration for writing this story, from her love of books and skiing to imagined encounters with fantastical creatures.
Who: Ages 7 and up!
When: 4.00PM – 5.00PM, Sat 8 Sept
Where: Books Ahoy!, #02-03 FORUM The Shopping Mall
Ticket: $5* per child, register at woodsinthebooks.peatix.com
*Inclusive of $5 same-day store credit
Meet the Author: Satoshi Kitamura
Satoshi Kitamura is visiting us right here at Woods in the Books! Come, join in for a kamishibai performance (Japanese paper theatre) and craft activities, and expect a boatload of delights from the award-winning illustrator and author of Millie’s Marvellous Hats.
Who: Ages 4 – 8
When: 11AM – 12PM, Sunday 9 September
Where: Woods in the Books, 3 Yong Siak Street
Ticket: $15* per child,
*inclusive of $5 store credit
Hooray! The Books Ahoy! Book Fair is back from 31 August to 6 September! If you hurry, you might just catch author Sophia Huang as she reads from her Nature Playtime Series, where you can find out how to play games with saga tree seeds and touch-me-not-plants! Dive into the Books Ahoy! Book Fair for saga seed crafts, new books, and special promotions this September School Holiday.
One, two, three! How many saga seeds do YOU see? Join Sophia Huang, author of the Nature Playtime Series, as she reads from The Saga Tree and Touch-me-nots, a pair of books that show you just how Mother Nature can be the very best playground for anyone with a touch of imagination. Make and play with saga seed crafts after the reading!
‘Mottainai Grandma’ is coming to Chinese StoryTime in the Woods! ‘Mot-ta-i-nai’ is a Japanese word that means, “What a waste!” It is a word that asks everyone to treat their things with care and consideration for nature and other people around us. For the good of our beautiful planet, let’s learn ways to prevent waste with ‘Mottainai Grandma’! Listen to the story, play the Little EcoHero trivia game, learn how you can protect the planet, and bring home a copy of《怕浪费婆婆》.
This session supports parent-child language immersion and is friendly to non-Chinese-speaking parents!
For: 4 – 8 years old
Date: 18 August | 25 August, Sat
Time: 3.00 – 4.30PM
Where: Woods in the Books
Ticket: $28* for 1 parent-child pair, additional $10 per sibling
Sign up: woodsinthebooks.peatix.com
*includes 1 copy of 《怕浪费婆婆》