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小红箱 大梦想 What’s Inside the Red Box?

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10 Sleepless Sheep For Woolly Nights

Having trouble getting to sleep? You can count on these wacky sheep - literally - as they go about doing what they do best - helping you sleep! A charming and fun bedtime counting book for young children.


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48 Values From The News: The Straits Times Guide To Building Character
Study the highs and lows of the human condition using stories which make the headlines. This book highlights how the newspaper can be used in the classroom to teach values such as acceptance, compassion, loyalty, integrity, resilience and sportsmanship, among others. Its creative ideas, based on news articles, infographics, photos and comics, will prompt students to reflect on their relationships and choices, and help them gain a better understanding of their emotions, as well as who they are in relation to their schools, families and communities.

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A Blue Cat's Tale

Max has just moved to new home, but all the other cats are afraid of him because he's blue! Follow Max around his new neighbourhood as he tries to find a friend. Illustrated with beautiful jewel-like paintings by Singapore artist Michelle Chang.


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BEVERLY AND THE PERANAKAN FEAST
The story starts when a little girl called Beverly coming across her mother weeping in the kitchen because a Nonya dish she is trying to cook is not coming out right. Beverly telephones her grandmother and asks her to come over to help. Together, the three of them cook up a number of special dishes, such as pong tauhu (meatball soup), for a party.
Along the way, Beverly learns more about special Peranakan dishes, some traditional tools used, such as the batu lesong (mortar and pestle), and traditions such as the tok panjang, or a sumptuous Peranakan feast.
About the series
This is one of five titles in an illustrated heritage cookbook series that aims to inspire children to discover more about the traditional dishes of the various ethnic groups in Singapore, through imaginative storylines involving kids learning about food and cooking for themselves.

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Curse Of The Viking Sword

When a dreary holiday in Ireland takes an unexpected turn, 12-year-old Tom and his sister and cousin find themselves in the mist of an exciting and dangerous adventure. Exploring the deep underground tunnels - a relic from Viking invasions hundreds of years ago - they soon find out that there may be more in the tunnels than they bargained for...


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EMMA AND THE EURASIAN POTLUCK
Emma is writing in her diary on 25 December 1963, after her family’s yearly midnight Christmas party. She recounts how she and her sisters went to Tekka Market with their mother to buy ingredients for Eurasian pie, how they made pineapple tarts on the charcoal oven, and she mentions the other dishes at the party such as prawn bostada and devil curry. A few lines of Kristang are spoken by an aunt.

Young readers will be amused by the lively tone of the diary – written just as a little girl might – and enthralled by the glimpse into the past and seeing how food was cooked before the days of widespread electricity.

About the series
This is one of five titles in an illustrated heritage cookbook series that aims to inspire children to discover more about the traditional dishes of the various ethnic groups in Singapore, through imaginative storylines involving kids learning about food and cooking for themselves.

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Eureka! Lessons From The News - Great Innovators

This book is uniquely positioned to provide lesson material in line with the 5 Core Competencies of the Ministry of Education's Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programme - Self Awareness, Self Management, Relationship Management Skills and Responsible Decision Making.

Eureka! contains eight inspirational stories on famous innovators from various social and cultural backgrounds, supplement with activities formulated to give children a deeper understanding of moral values.

Eureka! is fully coloured and beautifully illustrated, and is written by LRD's resident teacher-journalist to suit children aged 7 and above. To help young leaders through the the character-building lessons in the book, Dot characters highlight key points in the story and guide them through the activities in each chapter. The eight dots are:

  • Persevering Dot - The Wright Brothers, who invented the first plane after many trials and errors. 
  • Determined Dot - Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone after decades of experiments and research. 
  • Purposeful Dot - Samuel Morse, who developed an efficient code of communication for the telegraph.
  • Adventurous Dot - Ferdinand Magellan, who led an expedition to the Spice Islands.
  • Creative Dot - Michelangelo, the renowned Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet and engineer.
  • Resilient Dot - Marie Curie, who overcame poverty and social prejudice to become a two-time Novel laureate.
  • Motivated Dot - Louis Braille, who devised a system of writing for the blind.
  • Innovative Dot - Dr Yoshiro Nakamatsu, who has over 3,200 inventions to his name.

Each story helps explain abstract moral values to children by showing them how these values were put into action, and lets them discover how displaying these virtues can benefit themselves and others.


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FROM KID TO KING - The Joseph Schooling Story
This is a story of a young boy named Joseph, whose love for water ignites his passion and desire to be an Olympic gold medallist in swimming.
Despite the hardships, challenges and failures he encounters along the way, Joseph eventually achieves his dream, even beating his childhood hero American swimmer Michael Phelps
at the competition.

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HAFIZ AND THE RAYA RECIPES
Hafiz is disappointed because his parents will not be home in time for Hari Raya. He and his siblings decide to cook for their own Hari Raya feast, with their favourite dishes like ikan bakar and ayam goreng, and to invite their relatives and friends. They ask their Nenek – their grandmother – to show them how to cook, but because she cooks by sight, touch and
taste, she suggests that they look for her recipes that are “somewhere around the place… stored in an old suitcase”. Hafiz manages to find the suitcase and he and his siblings are able to cook their favourite dishes for Hari Raya.

This book is written in rhyme, which makes it enjoyable to read aloud.

About the series
This is one of five titles in an illustrated heritage cookbook series that aims to inspire children to discover more about the traditional dishes of the various ethnic groups in Singapore, through imaginative storylines involving kids learning about food and cooking for themselves.

The other titles in this series are:
• Beverly and the Peranakan Feast
• Emma and the Eurasian Potluck
• Mei Lin and the Reunion Dinner
• Vinod and the Deepavali Dishes

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