How a Picture Book is Made

July 15, 2022

Mio Debnam, a writer and an editor who has contributed extensively in the realm of children’s literature, will be a guest speaker at the ‘English and International Reading Series’ of Hong Kong Book Fair 2022.

The seminar will unravel the secret cooperation between a writer, an illustrator and a designer to piece together the perfect picture book. The talk comes with an intriguing read of a picture book, followed by a Q&A session. So kids and parents, please come with a sense of unbridled curiosity!

The event will be held on July 22 (Fri) from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in Seminar Room S222-223 at HKCEC. The talk is entirely free of charge. Follow these steps to get a complimentary FREE book fair ticket:

  • Pre-register for the event.
  • Upon pre-registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the redemption slip required at the venue.
  • Please send the confirmation email to us at, with the subject line [Confirmation Email: Mio Debnam’s Seminar].
  • After participating in the seminar, please present the soft copy of the redemption slip at the reception counter to get a free ticket.

Note that the complimentary book fair ticket is first-come-first-served and must be redeemed on the same day you attend the seminar! See you there!


About Mio Debnam:

Mio Debnam is an author who has contributed extensively in the realm of children’s literature. After publishing several stories in literary magazines, she further expanded her passion into the field of children’s literature with over 25 books that span genres. Her oeuvres include picture books, non-fiction, and fantasy novels. Apart from her identity as a writer, she was an Editor-in-Chief for two daily children’s newspapers and local publishers. She is the Regional Advisor of the Hong Kong Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.