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30 Oct 2021: Meet with award-winning Author Todd Parr virtually!

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We are delighted to invite you to another show stopper author and illustrator – Todd Parr! You may recognize his books by their bright and vibrant illustrations or thought-provoking titles, such as “It’s Okay To Make Mistakes.” Todd will share his journey to becoming a children’s book creator despite many challenges he faced growing up. […]

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8 May 2021: Michele Borba’s Teaching Empathy Talk Highlight Reel

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Did you know that reading stories is one of the best ways to cultivate moral imagination? Or that reading can make our kids not only smarter, but also kinder? In a recent webinar, organized by Bring Me A Book Hong Kong for teachers, Dr. Michele Borba shares the “9 Teachable Empathy Habits” from her best-selling […]

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Jul 30 – Sep 6 2021: Summer Reading Nook Challenge

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No matter how big your space is, we think every child should have a reading nook – a space that entices them to curl up with books. Get your kids’ off the screens and their creative juices flowing in the comfort of your home (or hotel!) and help raise funds for our literacy charity to […]

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6 Aug 2021: Bring Me An Author – Live Storytelling with Li Zhuo-ying

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Our coming virtual author talk in August will be with Ms Li Zhuo-ying from China. She will read aloud her award-winning book “公主怎麼挖鼻屎” and share the inspiration behind her work. Date: 6 Aug 2021 (Friday) Time:  4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. (HKT) Format:  Zoom Language: Putonghua Suitable for : Children 4 – 8 years old Free of charge Registration: https://forms.gle/poHySAT29Vwqo3uH8 *Limited slots available *  

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23 July 2021: Bring Me An Author – Live Storytelling with Dai Yun

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Our next special author virtual visit will feature with Ms. Dai Yun from China. She will join us to read her award-winning book, “Sudan’s Horn” and explain the legendary story of Sudan, the last male northern white rhino on earth. Date : 23 July 2021 (Friday) Time : 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. (HKT) Format : Zoom […]

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2 Jul 2021: The Watermelon Seed’s Greg Pizzoli is coming to HK – virtually!

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We are thrilled to offer a LIVE, VIRTUAL storytelling session with Geisel Award-winning author Greg Pizzoli in July. Free admission and limited slots available.  Date: 2 July 2021 (Friday) Time:  5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. (HKT) Format:  Zoom Language: English Suitable for: Children 4 – 9 years old Registration: https://forms.gle/jEuNoykRGeVkVo9R8  

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BMABHK X FOCUS: The Art and the Science of Home Support

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Join us for a two-part series on reading and writing where we will explore the “art” of helping your child at home and the “science” of why parent support is important both for academic skills and parent-child relationships. Event Details: Part 1: The Art and Science of Reading to your Child Date: May 25, 2021 […]

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17 to 21 May 2021: David Shannon Drawing Competition

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“David Shannon Comes To You!” Virtual Event in Hong Kong ended in success on Sunday, 16 May, 2021. During the show, the global bestselling author and illustrator, David Shannon, taught the audience how to draw his popular characters including cute and mischievous David from the award-winning No, David! series, as well as Roy, an adorable […]

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8 May 2021: “The 7 Secrets to Help Kids Thrive in an Anxious, Uncertain World” by Dr. Michele Borba

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Our kids are the smartest on record, but also the loneliest, most stressed, risk averse, and depressed. It’s why we must rethink our parenting so they can thrive in an anxious, uncertain world. The good news is that thrivers are made, not born. In this thought-provoking session, you’ll learn seven traits that science says matter […]

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8 May 2021: Webinar for Teachers: ‘Teaching Empathy” by Dr. Borba

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Empathy is often sidelined as a “soft skill.” Dr. Borba offers hard evidence that it must become an educational and societal priority. In this game-changing presentation, participants will learn why creating empathetic, compassionate and socially responsible children in a hyper-competitive, plugged-in world is more important than ever. Dr. Borba shares how educators around the globe […]

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