Creatures of Near Kingdoms is an illustrated bestiary of 75 animals and plants native to Southeast Asia. The debut novel of writer Zedeck Siew, created in collaboration by visual artist Sharon Chin, it is the latest title in the Maplé Comics stable. Creatures of Near Kingdoms will be officially launched at Books Kinokuniya, Suria KLCC at 3pm, on Nov 8. Review copies available upon request at the launch. Read more

Creatures of Near Kingdoms is an illustrated bestiary of 75 imaginary Southeast Asian plants and animals. In this conversation, the creators Zedeck Siew & Sharon Chin will share their observations about the natural world; the way this region relates to myth, imagination, and the fantastic; and why the local is perhaps the most difficult reality for Malaysians to visit. Read more

Linocut prints from Creatures of Near Kingdoms are part of ‘Seni Cetakan: Seni Sepanjang Zaman / The Art of Printmaking: Lasting Impressions’ at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery. Exhibition runs from 25 Aug – 25 Nov 2018, Mon – Sun, 10am – 6pm Read more

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Design by Sharon Chin. Developed by Tico