Podcast
The Hong Kong International Young Readers Literary Festival 2012
Interviews
Adeline Foo Adeline Foo
Adeline Foo is a Singaporean author. Her best known series is “The Diary of Amos Lee”.
Christopher Cheng Christopher Cheng
Christopher Cheng is an author of fiction, non-fiction and picture books from Australia.
Dianne Wolfer Dianne Wolfer
Dianne Wolfer is an author for teenagers and younger readers. Her books have been shortlisted for various awards.
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Eliza Teoh Eliza Teoh
Eliza Teoh writes children’s stories with the aim of educating children while making them laugh. She is also an editorial consultant. (Photo courtesy of Norman Ng)
 
Eoin Colfer Eoin Colfer
Eoin Colfer is an award-winning writer and author of the internationally bestselling Artemis Fowl books. (Photo courtesy of Michael Paynter)
 
Eoin Colfer Eoin Colfer
Mem Fox is an Australia’s best loved picture-book author. Her first publication, Possum Magic (1983), is the best selling children’s book in Australia. She travels constantly as an advocate for literacy and for the welfare of children.
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Peter Brown Peter Brown
Peter Brown’s books are being adapted into children’s plays and short films, and they have been translated into more than a dozen languages around the world.
 
Sally Kindberg Sally Kindberg
Sally Kindberg is an illustrator and author, currently illustrating comic strip books for Bloomsbury. She lives in London with 92 robots.
 
Sarah Brennan Sarah Brennan
Sarah Brennan is the Hong Kong-based international author and publisher of the best-selling Chinese Calendar Tales and also author of the humorous parenting advice manual Dummies for Mummies published by Haven Books.
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Professor Douglas Kerr Professor Douglas Kerr
Professor Douglas Kerr of Hong Kong University, the festival’s board director – for a low-down on the event.
       
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Events
meet-the-authors meet-the-authors
Our presenter will be reporting live into Radio 3 programme. Plus chats with organizers and participants.
Panel Discussion with Mem Fox Panel Discussion with Mem Fox
Reenita Malhortra Hora from RTHK hosts a panel discussion with Australian author Mem Fox and Lynn Yau, Chief Executive of the Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection.
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