Harry Grows Up: The Early Years of Lee Kuan Yew (book 2)
2nd Prize Winner of Popular Readers' Choice Awards 2015, English (Children) Category
Harry Grows Up is the second book in the series of picture books about the life of Singapore’s remarkable leader, Lee Kuan Yew. In the first book, A Boy Named Harry, young readers learn what it was like for him to grow up in British-ruled Singapore. In this book, Harry is now a teenager, eager to start college. But his world is suddenly turned upside down when the Japanese capture Singapore. This engaging story tells about Harry’s courage, from the years of the Japanese Occupation to the founding of the People’s Action Party.
About the Author:
Patrick Yee is an award-winning illustrator of more than 100 children’s books. Some of his books include A Boy Named Harry, Fann, Little Buddy, Winter Rabbit and 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. He has won the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Book Illustration twice. He currently teaches at Nanyang Polytechnic, the Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts, the Spastic Children’s Association, and the AWWA Special School.
Size: 210 x 260mm
Published: February 2015