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Huwaida Ishaaq

Writer, Entrepreneur, Community builder, Heartwrite Co. in Bandar Seri Begawan

Qu'est-Ce Qui Est Plus Grand?

PRESENTED ON SEP 30, 2017
IN BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN @ VOL 11

Writing has always been Huwaida Ishaaq's passion and with her partner they created Heartwrite. After accepting any and most clients that came their way they decided to write their first ever children's book, and this was how the characters Nina and Kong Kong of their book, Qu'est-ce Qui Est Plus Grand?, became representations of hope and wisdom.

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Books for Syria

BY SHADA EL SAYED
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 10, 2014

The crisis in Syria has been ongoing for about three years, leaving defenseless victims most affected. Children are unable to go to school as well as enduring major psychological trauma and a loss of any sense of possession. Shada El Sayed introduces a program that addresses these issues by giving them books. A network of illustrators and authors, Books for Syria creates books for children to reinstill hope back into their lives. 

"Presentation of the Day" on July 3, 2014.

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Nurturing Your Child's Creativity

BY SHARON EXLEY
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

"Creativity is a place you and your child should go." 

In Nurturing Your Child's Creativity from PechaKucha Night Chicago Vol. 32, Sharon Exley presents a top ten of how to nurture creativity, challenge, adventure and more in children, which shows why apples don't fall far from trees (via her own brave and artful explorer Emma).
 
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 15th, 2017. 
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Making Kids' Books

BY LISA JAHN-CLOUGH
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2015

Lisa Jahn-Clough is an author and illustrator of over twenty books for children and young adults. She shares with us her path to becoming an illustrator of Children's books, including a look at her process and inspirations.

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How to make Picture Books

BY ELYS DOLAN
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 17, 2015

Author and illustrator Elys Dolan reveals how exactly she goes about creating children’s picture books. With a focus on characters and animals she shows you what the secret ingrediants are to a great picture book story, including how to get copies of your book burned!

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Le Garage 2067, qu'est-ce que c'est?

BY FLORENT MOULINARD
@ VOL 14 ON JUN 30, 2016

Florent Moulinard: L'idée vient d'un constat simple : à Limoges, l'écosystème (compétences, financements et cadre de vie) est idéal pour développer des startups, mais, paradoxalement, elles sont très peu nombreuses. Le Garage 2067 est un accélérateur d'idées qui a pour but de faire émerger des startups.
Les objectifs sont une aide à la structuration, une lisibilité vis-à-vis de l'écosystème local et un réel accompagnement dans le processus de création d'entreprises.

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Childrens Book Illustration

BY MARGARET STURTON
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

Margaret Sturton would like to share the amazing experience of studying children's book illustration at Anglia Ruskin University.

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Make Me Laugh, Grownup!

BY NASEEM HRAB
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 29, 2017

Naseem Hrab loves to write funny things for children and adults. Her comedy writing has appeared on McSweeney's Internet Tendency and The Rumpus and she is the author of the picture book Ira Crumb Makes a Pretty Good Friend. Everyone thinks kids' books need to teach lessons, but that's not why adults read novels. Why do we think kids are any different? 

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Qu'est-ce vous ne voulez pas devenir?

BY BADR BOUSSABAT
@ VOL 7 ON OCT 27, 2018

"Qu'est-ce vous ne voulez pas devenir?" Je souhaiterai parler de mon expérience mais en l'englobant à quelque chose de plus général, plus perceptible par tous. Je souhaiterai parler du "projet de soi" qui ne doit jamais être comme celui des autres. La question n'est pas "ce que j'ai envie de faire" car elle limite les champs de possibilités, mais plutôt quels domaines m'intéressent. Le métier n'est pas une fin et surtout, l'épanouissement professionnel ne se trouve pas que dans cette voie..

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Pirouettes of Honey, Oceans of Tea

BY NADINE MURTAZA
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 30, 2019

Nadine Murtaza is a primary school teacher, children's author, and proud Amma of two eccentric kids. Her presentation explores the magical world of imagination that is created when children are encouraged to learn and explore at their own pace.