Micah and Grandma at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

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by Chan Wai Han
illustrated by Cheng Puay Koon

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Synopsis

Grandma enjoyed many happy moments at the Singapore Botanic Gardens when she was young. One day she brings Micah there for a visit and together they make new memories. Traipse along with Grandma and Micah through a serene world of green as they linger amongst the swans, trees and their own thoughts.

About the Author

CHAN WAI HAN, a grandmother of two, has been up to her sleeves with printing ink way back from school days. Though trained as a social worker, her career has revolved around printing, publishing and translation. She has collaborated with others to produce trilingual cartoon strips in English, Chinese and Malay. Writing poems, especially in Cantonese, her mother-tongue, is her way to forging ties with friends. Singing Cantonese opera songs too.

About the Illustrator

CHENG PUAY KOON picked up a brush and painted faces and costumes from Chinese opera when she was 10. Today, she is one of Singapore’s much sought-after illustrators. Years of training in various newsrooms make the mother of two adept at working amidst the constant mayhem created by her little girls. She thinks drawing for children is the most fun job ever and wishes that they enjoy the illustrations as much as she enjoys making them.

Review

"Lush with organic and variegated illustrations, the book elucidates the confounding world of a child, while toying with an adult’s childlike fascination for flora and fauna."
-  Valerie Wong, NP Tribune

"The author and illustrator did a phenomenal job in capturing the essence of our botanic gardens. The bond between Micah and his grandma is strong; the relationship between them is picture-perfect.Cheng Puay Koon’s drawings are insanely gorgeous and lifelike, while Chan Wai Han’s writing works like a charm."
-  Priscilla, Priscilla and her Books

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ISBN: 978-981-09-1841-5
Published: 2014
Dimension: 240mm x 235mm
Extent: 28
Finish: Paperback

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