Monday, January 13, 2020

The Scholastic Reading Lounge @Sunway Pyramid

Launch Ceremony feat. Dog Man’s First-in-Malaysia Mascot Appearance

Everyone has got busy lifestyle, there's time where everyone needs a break. Weekends where do family and friends usually go? Sharing is caring, there's The Scholastic Reading Lounge at Sunway Pyramid. Now you can bring your children to their reading time.

The Scholastic Reading Lounge Launched was held in Madam Kwan's restaurant at Sunway Pyramid. The reading lounge is located at Blue Atrium Level 1, just two doors away from XOX, walk towards the washroom. It's just nearby there, before the launched there were
Speech by Ms Selina Lee, VP of Scholastic Asia,

   Speech by Mr H.C.Chan, CEO of Sunway Malls & Theme Parks, and
   Speech by Mr Terence Gill, CEO of Stickman Plus

It's good that now you can also find a reading lounge in the mall, Scholastic Reading Lounge

  • The first in Asia, the unique Scholastic Reading Lounge is a ‘family-friendly library’ aiming to build reading interest among children
  • Featuring over 600 quality books for pre-schoolers up to young adults with highly engaging wide-range of themes and interests
  • Free digital English assessment (Lexile Test) for children between 9 – 14 years old
  • Children and adults can read the books for free in the lounge, up to two hours each day
  • The Scholastic Reading Lounge was prior visited by YB Teo Nie Ching for a special read-aloud event with young girls, co-organised with Women’s Aid Organization
  • Scholastic Reading Lounge is recognised by the KL World Book Capital as a project in supporting of KLWBC2020

  • Coincides with the year Kuala Lumpur is named as World Book Capital 2020 by UNESCO
  • Features first-in-Malaysia mascot appearance of Dog Man, from “Dog Man”, the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, with more than 26 million copies in print and in 35 languages worldwide. The creator Dav Pilkey is recently named as Publishers Weekly’s Person of The Year for 2019.
  • Coincides with Scholastic’s 100th Anniversary with the slogan Reading is Transformational. Read On. Scholastic’s mission is to encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy.
  • Coincides with the spirit of New Year resolutions to read more books

About Scholastic (Asia) Sdn. Bhd

Scholastic (Asia) Sdn. Bhd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Scholastic Inc., a publicly held company trading on NASDAQ under SCHL that brings children's books and media to children, parents, and teachers through retail and schools with a wide selection of award-winning reading materials, effective classroom and professional resources, and library supplies.

Scholastic Asia spearheads the development and distribution of leading-edge educational products and resources, alongside the company’s bestselling children's properties such as Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, Goosebumps, Geronimo Stilton, The Magic School Bus, and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

The corporate mission of Scholastic is to encourage the intellectual and personal growth of all children, beginning with literacy, the cornerstone of all learning. With 100 years of experience supporting the learning lives of children, Scholastic remains committed to providing quality, engaging content in digital and print formats for the next generation of learners, and the families and educators who guide them.

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