Writers and Illustrators trained to create appropriate picture books for young readers
HAVE you ever gotten bored finding the wrong book to fill up your reading time? Or maybe it dawned on you that you want to share “this incredible book” with those who should read it?
Recommended by Youth Today, here are the 5 best poetry books about life, love and personal growth that portray the ideas you couldn’t talk about.
Self-development can be done in so many ways. But the first step is to break free from laziness. Most of the renowned billionaires didn’t graduate in prestigious schools; some of them didn’t even get a degree.
Located in the center of Phnom Penh, the National Library was built in 1924 when the Kingdom was still a French protectorate within French Indochina. It’s marked as the largest library in Cambodia.
Sipar and Can Sports Shoes Co. Ltd jointly launched a new library equipped with a vocational orientation corner at Kraing Sramo High School on Tuesday this week, to promote reading to students in Kampong Chhnang.
The joy and enthusiasm that reflect on every young Khmer readers are positive emblems that the Kingdom’s reading culture is going forward. To celebrate this and to further promote this signi-ficant change, the government marked the 4th National Reading Day last week.
A community library that aims to promote an intellectual society and economy, especially among the young generation, Scholar Library has over 3,000 books in 100 categories in Khmer, English and Chinese.
In between public speaking engagements and running a charitable foundation, South African Stacey Fru is working hard on her fourth and fifth books.
Enough of love stories…for now. Let’s talk about ghosts.
It is not too common to read books with investigative tones in Cambodia. However, Uch Thavy dares to make a difference by penning a fictional story that bravely tackles uncharted territories.
Passion, for certain, is what drives one to do things. For acclaimed author Mao Samnang, her fervour to tell a story through the magic of words inspires her to publish countless novels.
Sonny Inbaraj Krishnan picks six books that were his best reads in 2018 – from Yuval Harari’s popular science to global politics, statistics, fiction and Paul Simon’s music.
Two prominent authors are encouraging the public to get off Facebook and start reading books.
Written by pre-Khmer Rouge literature teacher Sim Chanya, A Friendship shows different aspects of people’s lives. The literary piece puts weight on the importance of reading and writing, and of the real meaning of friendship and love.
Over 100,000 people visit the 3-day Cambodian Book Fair, which ended yesterday.
Reading good and informative books is like storing substantial knowledge on your brain – all while enjoying the beauty of literature.
“Let’s Read” is a regional project initiated and ran by the Asia foundation, an international organisation that works in over 10 countries including Cambodia.
On the left side of Eden Garden Starbucks on September 14, a young writer, an illustrator and an editor presented some key techniques to Starbucks staff – officially called partners – on how to write creative stories and sketch for children’s books.
Music is back in Mosul, as are books and paintings. With the “Islamic State” group gone, locals are enjoying their newfound freedom and embracing culture. Will it last?
You’re probably on your way to work or school right now; and you’re most likely thinking of grabbing a cup of coffee from the nearby coffee shop.
Have you ever felt loving someone at first sight? Have you ever felt abandoned by the people you love that you are forced to live all by yourself?
We are living in a world where everything and everyone seems to be in a rush. We have to follow hectic schedules, beat strict deadlines, and run for our lives or something like that.
When Maher Abu Hissam started his Baghdad bookshop two decades ago he was selling up to 40 books a day.
A workshop was held recently to mark Librarian Day, an event initiated by Monument Books.
For tens of thousands of refugees stuck in Greece for the past two years after European states shut their borders in rapid succession, survival is no longer an issue.
Organisers of Met Yerng charity concerts said target for third show was to raise money to purchase 10,000 books for children.
Her zen attitude paid off. The book has been heaped with awards including a Pulitzer prize and become a runaway bestseller, with former president Barack Obama among its many fans.
Despite a creative renaissance in Cambodia, local contemporary writers are still hard to find. With a new edition and collection of fiction forthcoming, Nou Hach keeps up the fight.
A group of university students from the “Drop Everything and Read” project (D.EAR) and from “Youth for Green” (YFG) will lead the field trip to the Preah Sihanouk Province.