Monday, November 30, 2009

Kids - Make Your Own Book!

Daphne Lee sent me news of a workshop she's running for kids :
Create a story with words and pictures, and then turn your work into a book!

Daphne Lee, children's and YA literature columnist for The Star will conduct a picture book-making workshop for children age seven to 11.

In this three-day course participants will learn the basics of creative writing; story-illustration; and book-making.

This fun and interesting workshop will arm children with skills that they can use to ... turn their own stories into books; make scrapbooks and photo albums; present school reports in an interesting and eye-catching way.

The workshop costs RM199 per participant.

All materials will be provided.

Dates: Two sessions available:

7th-9th December, 2009


18th-20th December, 2009

Time: 10am-Noon

Venue: Learning Works, 74 Jln BU 11/6, Petaling Jaya

Course outline:

Day 1: Create a story
Learn how to create an original story with an interesting plot and characters.

Day 2: Illustrate your story
Learn how to create pictures using pencil, paint, collage and other media to complement and add to your story.

Day 3: Make your book
Turn your words and pictures into a book, and create an eye-catching cover for it.

To reserve a place, please contact Daphne at 016-328 1513 or Eileen at 012 207 2845

For more information email or call 016-328 1513

Places are limited so sign up now!
*Sigh* Now why do these nice things always have to be for children?


Preets said...

Yes this is such a wonderful idea! I hope the response is so good that Daphne keeps doing them for at least another, um, seven years :-) .

Anonymous said...

Thank you Sharon.

And thanks Preeta. :-)

But urgh ... just noticed "medium" when it should be "media" ...

Forgive the mistake oh Goddess of Grammar ... :-P

bibliobibuli said...

easily fixed :-D

Uncle Bugs said...

Great effort Ladies. I'm sure the children will benefit immensely. Well done.