Sengkang Snoopers: The Mystery of the Hermit's Hut (book 1)
Illustrated by Billy Yong
When their usual travel plans fall though, Lee Su Lin and her little brother, Su Yang, reluctantly spend their school holidays on Pulau Ubin instead. Along with their new friends, the sensible and smart Zizi, and the perpetually hungry Bus, they form the Sengkang Snoopers and discover a mysterious hut at the top of a quarry hill, where a hermit is rumoured to live. When they hear strange sounds coming from the hut, they just can't keep away, but what will they find there?
About the Author:
Peter Tan is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies, Singapore. He graduated in 1982 from Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge with BA Honours in the Natural Sciences Tripos, and has a Diploma in Education from Singapore’s Institute of Education. After teaching, he joined The Straits Times and from 1987-1996 was a political reporter, op-ed writer, arts deputy editor, and foreign correspondent in Hong Kong and Beijing.
He left to be head scriptwriter for television drama and comedy at MediaCorp for about two years before returning to the newspaper in 1999 to be its science and technology editor, political correspondent and deputy news editor until 2005.
Peter now writes children’s stories to entertain and hopefully to enlighten. He lives in Singapore with his wife and daughter.
About the Illustrator:
Billy Yong is a visual development and storyboard artist. In his free time, he draws, drinks coffee with his girlfriend, and plays with swords in his dojo.
Size: 215mm x 140mm
Published: May 2017
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