Growing Up in Kampong Potong Pasir

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by Josephine Chia


It is 1958 and Josephine is staring at a Milo tin. She cannot make sense of the letters! To learn how to read, she needs to sell nasi lemak made by her loving mother to her neighbours in Kampong Potong Pasir, so she can have enough money to pay for school fees. Join Josephine on her quest to go to school, and on other adventures through grasslands and attap-thatched huts, to hunt for frogs and eels for food with her friends.

This is Josephine Chia's first book for young readers to understand kampong life in Singapore in the 1950s and 1960s.

About the Author

Josephine Chia is proud of her Peranakan heritage. She is internationally published in both adult fiction and non‐fiction. Growing Up in Kampong Potong Pasir is her twelfth book.

Her books have been translated into Bahasa Indonesia and Malay.

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ISBN: 978‐981‐11‐8321‐8
Published: 2018
Dimension: 130mm x 200mm  
Extent: 144
Finish: Paperback

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