Updated my book wall with my two latest books, Lion Boy and Drummer Girl and Jade’s Quest for Her Heritage. Lion Boy and Drummer Girl was published in 2017 while Jade’s Quest was published in August this year. Thanks to a talk in Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, I was finally spurred to revisit my woefully… Continue reading Book Wall
Had to add two new books Shaped for a Purpose and A Fighting Chance. I liked my previous collage, but every time I needed to add a new book, I had to go find all the previous books to snap a photo. So I have decided to change to this linear (boring) style, so I can… Continue reading Added New Books
Singapore Writers Festival wanted an intergenerational storytelling session – something that would bond grandparents, parents and children. They chose Grandma’s 80th Birthday, which I wrote for MandarinaKids in 2012. Grandma’s 80th Birthday was originally written as a bilingual story with the purpose to introduce the Chinese language to children in a non-threatening way. However, when… Continue reading Storytelling@SWF
You are cordially invited to attend my book launch of my brand new book A Fighting Chance at Singapore Writers Festival on November 5. It’s a free session, so please come because I would really appreciate your support. Details: Book launch of A FIGHTING CHANCE Date: 5 November, Saturday. Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM… Continue reading Book Launch at SWF
Ariel and Her Honesty Pig My newest children's bilingual picture book and the third in the series "Chronicles of Meng Meng and An An" will be launched at Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) 2014. Announcing - Ariel and Her Honesty Pig. Promotions on the book: Ariel and Her Honesty Pig is the third… Continue reading Announcing New Book
Did a collage of books I had written. But that was before "Ryan the Playground Expert" was launched. So now I have to do a new collage.
A bilingual children's picture book I wrote last year "Grandma's 80th birthday" was part of a Chinese Starter Kit that won Dr Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products for 2013 under the 10 Best Educational Products category: http://mandarinakids.com/article/mandarinakids-chinese-starter-kit-wins-global-top-10-dr-toys-educational-award
Another parent gave a favourable review of my new book "Grandma's 80th Birthday" and it was none other than parenting expert and author of "Simple Tips for Happy Kids", Jenny Ho Huan. She didn't know me - I was the 'invisible' copyproofer for her book! So it was a warm feeling having her review my… Continue reading Jenny Ho Huan reviewed my book
I launched my bilingual children's picture book "Grandma's 80th Birthday" at the Asian Festival of Children's Content. I didn't count, but I believe about 20 adults came and 10 children attended my book reading. So happy!
Yehh! I just received my first review of my new book, Grandma's 80th Birthday. By a parent! I cherish that. You can see the full review at http://mandarinakids.com/article/parents-review-of-mandarinakids-new-bilingual-book-by-petrina-tan