Tag: Children’s Books

Netizens unhappy with apology from publisher of allegedly racist children’s book

Singapore—Marshall Cavendish Education, the publisher of a children’s book recently removed by the National Library Board (NLB) for its allegedly racist content, issued a...

NLB removes “racist” children’s book for review, sparks anger online

Singapore – A library user discovered an "astoundingly racist" Chinese-language children's book and complained to the National Library Board (NLB) regarding the content. Since...

“We could not, in good conscience, continue as judges”

Those were the exact words from the three judges of this year’s Singapore Literature Prize (non-fiction category). They have all resigned, in response to the...

Exposed: NLB’s communications failure

An email response to a member of the public has now become a full-blown communication crisis for the National Library Board with junior officers...
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