Asian Festival of Children's Content; Singapore's The Little Durian Tree wins picture book award
18 May 2017
The Straits Times – Life, 18 May 2017 - Article featured the Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) organised by the National Book Development Council of Singapore, which kicked off its eighth edition yesterday. The winner of the biennial Scholastic Picture Book Award was also announced at the ceremony. The award, which acknowledges outstanding, unpublished picture books that incorporate distinctly Asian themes, was given to The Little Durian Tree. This book was the brainchild of a five-man team comprising Melodie Edith James, Kylen Ho, Shona Adisri Menon, and two other students from SP’s Diploma in Creative Writing for TV and New Media. The winner was chosen from 137 entries across Asia.