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A Boy Named Harry: The Childhood of Lee Kuan Yew (book 1)


SKU: 9789814615297

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šŸŽRecommended for ages 3 and above

Patrick Yee

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Shortlisted for the Red Dot Book Awards, ā€˜Younger Readersā€™ Category, 2014-2015

The future leader of Singapore spent his growing up years doing what other children did in the 1920s. Harry liked to play with spinning tops, marbles, and kitesā€”even fighting fish! While he was a little mischievous as a child, Harry worked hard in school to achieve academic success, eventually winning scholarships to attend the prestigious Raffles College.

Told in language accessible to young readers, this inspiring picture book about the childhood of Harry Lee Kuan Yew is one that parents, caregivers and teachers can share with children, providing the perfect opportunity for grown-ups to tell share with them his contributions to the country.Ā 

About the Author:
Patrick Yee is an award-winning illustrator of more than 100 childrenā€™s books. Some of his books include Harry Grows Up, Fann,Ā Little Buddy, Winter RabbitĀ andĀ On Being Happy. He is most well-known in the US for his Rosie Rabbit board book series, which has sold close to 100,000 copies and been translated into five languages.Ā He has won the Macmillan Prize for Childrenā€™s Book Illustration twice.Ā He currently teaches at Nanyang Polytechnic, the Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts, the Spastic Childrenā€™s Association, and the AWWA Special School.

ISBN:Ā 9789814615297
Format:Ā Paperback
Size:Ā 210 x 260mm
Pages:Ā 32pp
Published:Ā September 2014

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