Children’s Book Week
Second floor, Bangsar Village II, Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar Baru, KL (03 2284 4837/www.silverfishbooks.com). Join Silverfish Books for their Children’s Book Week – it’s actually two whole weeks full of talks and fun activities with your favourite authors and illustrators, who are setting out to prove why ‘Reading is magical’. Jun 1-14.
Raconte-moi une histoire @ Alliance Française de Kuala Lumpur
15 Lorong Gurney, KL (03 2694 7880/ www.alliancefrancaise.org.my). ‘Raconte-moi une histoire’ (Tell me a story) is a storytelling series held at the French Alliance of Kuala Lumpur once a month. Best suited for children between the ages of three and seven, each session is solely conducted in French, thus providing an immersive environment to pick up the foreign language. Story time is capped off with colouring and crafts. Make reservations by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 03 2694 7880. Sat, May 23, 9.30am & 11.15am; Sat, Jun 13, 9.30am & 11.15am. RM18 per session or RM45 for 3 sessions.
Second floor, Bangsar Village II, Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar Baru, KL (03 2284 4837/www. silverfishbooks.com). Be sure to take note that this brilliant, small bookshop dedicated to supporting Malaysian writers has moved! Now in Bangsar Vilage II, Silverfish Books runs regular writer forums and workshops on top of manning its own printing press. Fans of non-fiction will be taken with the wide selection of biographies and essays but you can also find titles for younger readers. Look out for literary events such as book readings and debates. Daily, 10am-10pm.