Winners of the 2015 Samsung KidsTime Authors' Award
Winners of the 2015 Samsung KidsTime Authors' Award

Winners of the 2015 Scholastic Picture Book Award
Winners of the 2015 Scholastic Picture Book Award

Scholastic Asian Book AwardScholastic Asian Book Award

The deadline for submissions has closed.

The Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA) is a joint initiative between the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS) and Scholastic Asia. To promote Asian experiences and expression in creative and innovative forms, this award recognises writers of Asian origin whose manuscripts have the potential to share uniquely Asian experiences of life, spirit, and thinking with the rest of the world.

To find out more, please email Adan at adan@bookcouncil.sg or visit this webpage

2016 Shortlist

2016 Press Release

2016 Shortlist Press Release

Chasing Freedom by Tina Cho (South Korea)

Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus by Aditi Krishnakumar (India)

Dragonflies, Jigsaws and a Rainbow by Varsha Seshan (India)

Island Girl by Ho Lee Ling, Stephanie (Singapore)

The Budding Traveller by Golda Mowe (Malaysia)

For more information about the award, please visit this webpage: Scholastic Asian Book Award.

Samsung KidsTime Authors’ Award

Deadline: 4 January 2016, 5:00 pm Singapore time

The Samsung KidsTime Authors' Award (SKTAA) is a joint initiative between the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS) and Samsung Electronics. This award seeks to turn both published and unpublished picture books from ASEAN into digital apps for the Samsung KidsTime platform, so that local and regional content in its native language can reach a much wider audience.

To find out more, please email Adan at adan@bookcouncil.sg or visit this webpage
Download: Official entry form | Official rules and regulations