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Shameer is an early childhood and primary school teacher at an international school in Singapore. But what really defines him, is his unwavering belief that every child is a reader and writer. He is passionate about moulding non-readers into book-lovers, reluctant writers into those who see themselves as authors.


While curriculum planning and ESL are his forte, he spreads the joy of teaching by mentoring educators and conducting professional development workshops. He is also an Associate Lecturer at the National Institute of Early Childhood Development, Singapore. His journey as a literacy enthusiast has brought him to Uganda @LRTT and places beyond Singapore.


He has co-authored two picture books - "The Boy and the Box" and "The Girl and the Box" and is a presenter at the EARCOS Teacher Conference 2023.

His most recent contribution for the 'Early Educators' journal (a publication of The Association For Early Childhood Educators (Singapore) can be found here.

Order copies of the books now!

  • Amazon:

- The Boy and the Box​

- The Girl and the Box

  • GoGuru:

- The Boy and the Box

- The Girl and the Box

  • Closetful of Books:

- The Boy and the Box

- The Girl and the Box


"Both of these picture books are gems, perfect picture book masterpieces...From textured illustrations to the thoughtful text, these books are new classics. Buy! Buy!! Buy!!!"

- Frank Murphy, Author of 'A Boy Like You' and 'A Girl Like You'

For more reviews, please click here.


Shameer conducts regular workshops for pre-service teachers at the National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC), the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and professional development workshops for teachers at Singapore local primary school and international schools. Contact him at to schedule a workshop.

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