A character who looks suspiciously like the author takes a walk through time, visiting the key milestones of Singapore’s history—from the time Sang Nila Utama spotted the Merlion, through the streets of newly-founded Singapore by Sir Stamford Raffles, up to the present day. Join in this humorous jalan-jalan which offers a unique perspective on a range of topics, from education, health and food to politics, National Service, public transport, foreign talent, technology and other subjects close to the Singaporean heart.
—Lat, acclaimed Malaysian cartoonist
About the Creator:
Miel is a journalist-cartoonist-visual artist with The Straits Times, Singapore's foremost English language daily. His cartoons are syndicated by The New York Times/Cartoonists' and Writers Syndicate and by CagleCartoons. His cartoons have been published in the International Herald Tribune, New York Times, Newsweek, Asiaweek, Washington Post, Japan Times, South China Morning Post and so on. Miel is also a member of the prestigious National Cartoonists' Society (NCS) in the US. He was its Reuben Division Award winner for Newspaper Illustration in 2001. He also received two "Excellence in Editorial Cartooning" awards from the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA, 2007 and 2011). Miel has a Master's Degree in Design (MDes) from the University of New South Wales.
Size: 152 x 214mm
Published: November 2012