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Book Wall

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

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Added New Books

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

Events

Playtime with Ye Ye @Imagine Native-Creative Fest

I'm thankful for the full turnout at the Playtime with Ye Ye storytelling at Imagine Native-Creative Fest for Kids at S.E.A. Aquarium on 5 June. There were more than 50 children in the room! We didn't have enough paper, pencils and colour pencils! A big batch of students in familiar yellow 'TYS' t-shirts attended. Well, TOUCH… Continue reading Playtime with Ye Ye @Imagine Native-Creative Fest

Events

Next Author Talk

Updated my slides for Author Talk at Imagine|Native! at S.E.A. Aquarium on June 5. I am grateful to God for His blessings and thankful for the support of the reading and publishing community for these acknowledgements. Please join my illustrator Haw Shing Yee and me at S.E.A. Aquarium on June 5, from 1:15 to 2:45 pm!

Events

Singapore Book Awards 2016

  Honoured that Ryan the Playground Expert was a Best Children’s Title Finalist and Keep Calm and Mother On was a Best Non-Fiction Title Finalist. Best Children’s Title Finalist really belongs to the artist of the book, Ong Sheng Hua! Together, we want to dedicate the placing to Ansel Abraham Lim, who inspired the story Ryan the Playground Expert. Best… Continue reading Singapore Book Awards 2016

Family Stuff

Keep Calm and Mother On Member Gets a New Heart

Congratulations to Serene Lee. She successfully went through a heart transplant on 30 July. I previously featured Serene's story "My Daughter Saved My Life" on this blog. The most recent issue of the magazine Simply Her also has an article on her. Serene is a brave mother and an inspiration to heart patients and LVAD… Continue reading Keep Calm and Mother On Member Gets a New Heart

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Condolences to Keep Calm and Mother On Member, Janie Siah

Mum Janie Siah bravely contributed a story to Keep Calm and Mother On - 21 Stories from Mothers of Children aged 1 to 21. Her story "Moving beyond Osteosacoma" was featured in Chapter 14 of the book. We are sad to announce that her daughter, Kristie Teo, has passed away on 28 July. Our hearts… Continue reading Condolences to Keep Calm and Mother On Member, Janie Siah

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Keep Calm and Mother On – Four Generations of Women

Nine year old Sarah Lee is one of the few privileged children to have three great-grandmothers who are still alive! In celebration of Mother’s Day, Keep Calm and Mother On presents this lively story of four generations of women. By Phua Sze Sze My daughter Sarah is one of the luckiest people in Singapore and she… Continue reading Keep Calm and Mother On – Four Generations of Women