NLB saga: Author defends controversial book, The Straits Times, 4 March 2015

At a public talk on 3 March, author Jean Davies Okimoto explained that the characters in her book, The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption, “reflected my values of being pro-family because I believe that families are defined by love”.  The event was organised by Yale-NUS College’s Professor Robin Hemley who noted that the issue of censorship in children’s literature is a global one.

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