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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
23–26 May 2024

Explore how books featuring museum artefacts ignite children's curiosity. Learn how educators and parents can assist children in bridging the real and imagined worlds. Discover resources that, when used with a variety of books, enhance children's understanding of the world.

Soumya Ayer

Soumya Ayer (India)

Soumya Ayer, intrigued by the narratives held in objects, explores stories of times, places, and people influencing our world. The author of three children’s books on Indian mythology, her fiction debut, The Ghost of Malabar, intertwines history and storytelling. It has been shortlisted for the Neev Book Awards 2023, Atta Galatta Children’s Book Fiction Prize 2022, and PVLF Author Excellence Award 2024. Soumya volunteers as a docent in Singapore’s museums and is part of SCBWI’s Singapore chapter.

Programme dates and times are subject to change.