Mount Emily (book 1)
Shortlisted for Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award 2018
Shortlisted for the Popular Readers' Choice Awards 2016 - English (Children) Books Category
Low Ying Ping
While digging around their school’s backyard in search of an urban legend, Patsy Goh and her best friend Elena are whisked back in time to 1987. Trapped in their mums’ 13-year-old bodies, the duo race against the clock to hunt down the magical time crystal that got them in this mess, before the evil Midnight Warriors find it and cause a time crisis that could destroy all of existence.
"I found this a riveting read. A complex story vividly told!"
—Tan Ter Cheah, author of One
"The story displays a keen sensitivity to human relationships, and will appeal to children, teens and the young at heart."
—Huang Jinfang, English Language teacher and mother of two
"My favourite part is when the characters from the present meet the people from the past. I truly enjoyed this read."
—Heidi, 12, Ai Tong School
"Brilliantly plotted, its unique storyline will have you reading it again and again."
—Joni, 12, SOTA (School of the Arts)
"The story is very entertaining."
—Hannah, 10, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls' School
About the Author
Low Ying Ping holds a Master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Warwick. Her poems have appeared in Singa, the journal of the National University of Singapore Centre for the Arts; and QLRS (Quarterly Literary Review Singapore). This is her first novel.
Size: 130 x 200mm
Published: March 2016