Abhi Krish (Singapore)
Abhi is the founder of Nool Monsters—a bilingual platform sharing contemporary stories, songs, and approaches for children to learn Tamil playfully. Through laughter, music, and utter silliness, she’s raising a generation of wee magical guardians who will protect and usher their mother tongue into the future.
Evelyn Sue Wong (Singapore)
Evelyn is a children’s author. Her bilingual and multilingual stories have been performed in children’s theatre, at festivals and schools. Just a Little Mynah, the first in a series, was shortlisted for Best Picture Book in the 2021 Singapore Book Awards. As a researcher and educator, she advocated fair labour practices and sustainable development in Asia.
Quek Hong Shin (Singapore)
Hong Shin is a Singaporean picture book author and illustrator. He has illustrated several picture books and his work has been shortlisted twice for The Hedwig Anuar Children's Book Award. His book The Incredible Basket, published by Epigram Books, was the winner of Best Children's Book at the 2019 Singapore Book Awards.
Rilla Melati (Singapore)
A two-time winner of Anugerah Persuratan, Rilla is an educator, author, entrepreneur, TV presenter and pioneer of Malay speech and drama programmes in schools in Singapore. She builds creative content for the classroom and television and has written more than twenty-five Malay as well as bilingual children’s books. As the founder of the educational company Mini Monsters Ltd, she hopes to reignite the love for the Malay language through workshops, bilingual publications and cross-media educational materials that are relevant for today’s generation of children.
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