Read Our World: Singlit Book Gift for Schools 2019

Singapore literature, affectionately known as SingLit, are stories about us, by us. SingLit captures our experiences, aspirations, cultures – in short, our lives. As Singapore identities evolve, our stories continue to remain important. They transform readers by exposing them to history, values and new perspectives. They help readers to transverse the past, present and future and help awaken young readers to their own potential in doing so.

 “Read Our World: SingLit Book Gift For Schools” aims to cultivate a love for SingLit in young readers. Initiated by the National Arts Council, the campaign aims to:

  1. Introduce SingLit to curriculum planners and decision makers in schools;
  2. Increase students’ access to SingLit books in school; and
  3.  Engage students in SingLit via programming with SingLit authors.

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Botanical Singapore - Localbooks.sg

Botanical Singapore (Backorder)

William Sim

$28.00

Botanical Singapore is a collection of watercolour and pencil illustrations of commonly seen plants and flowers. Executed in the style of the Wi...

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$28.00
Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin

Through the Lens of Lee Kip Lin

Lai Chee Kien

$42.00

In 2009, the family of the late Lee Kip Lin donated to the National Library Board, Singapore over 14,500 slides and negatives of modern Singapore t...

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$42.00
Lion City Adventures: Secrets Of The Heartlands

Lion City Adventures: Secrets Of The Heartlands

Don Bosco

$15.80

This sequel to the popular children’s book, Lion City Adventures, takes young readers on a fun journey back in time to witness how the fascinating ...

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$15.80
Singapore at Random - Localbooks.sg

Singapore at Random

$25.00

An illustrated collection of Singapore trivia, Singapore at Random contains anecdotes, statistics, quotations, diagrams, facts, recipes, advice, fo...

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$25.00
The Religious Monuments of Singapore - Localbooks.sg

The Religious Monuments of Singapore

Lee Geok Boi

$36.92

This book, which is co-published with the Preservation of Monuments Board, takes a fascinating look into the architecture and history of twenty of ...

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$36.92
Singapore
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Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000

Gretchen Liu

$59.90

Over 1,200 rare, fascinating and beautiful images vividly bring Singapore’s history to life – including the first ever photographic portrait taken ...

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$59.90
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Singapore through 19th Century Photographs

Singapore through 19th Century Photographs

Jason Toh with Roxana Waterson

$45.00

Singapore through 19th Century Photographs is a comprehensive photographic record of Singapore from the early 1840s to the 1900s. Paired with livel...

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$45.00
Singapore through 19th Century Prints and Paintings

Singapore through 19th Century Prints and Paintings

Wong Hong Suen and Roxana Waterson

$45.00

A selection of topographic prints of places such as the harbour, Singapore River, Fort Canning Hill, as well as paintings of the cosmopolitan trade...

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$45.00
Natural History Drawings

Natural History Drawings

John Bastin & Kwa Chong Guan

$48.75

This book brings together for the first time all 477 pieces in Colonel William Farquhar’s collection of natural history drawings, commissioned duri...

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$48.75
Singapore Historical Postcards - Localbooks.sg

Singapore Historical Postcards

National Archives Collection

$29.90

This book features a collection of black & white and coloured postcards, produced between 1900 and 1930, depicting scenes of colonial Singapore...

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From Kilts to Sarongs

From Kilts to Sarongs

Graham Berry

$55.99

Farquhar, Crawford, Cavenagh, Thomson, Anderson, Napier, Fullerton, Henderson, MacRitchie, MacPherson, Outram, Purvis, Spottiswoode. These are some...

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My Favourite Recipes

My Favourite Recipes

Ellice Handy

$46.00

First published in 1952 and the subject of numerous reprints and editions, this cookbook is an acclaimed classic among cookbooks published in Singa...

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$46.00
Singapore Heritage Food (Revised Edition 2014)

Singapore Heritage Food (Revised Edition 2014)

Slyvia Tan

$23.32

This bestselling classic cookbook by cookery doyen Sylvia Tan provides recipes for the well-loved dishes of Singapore and traces the development of...

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$23.32
ABC Explore Singapore

ABC Explore Singapore

Carolynn Yoe, Michelle Lowbeer

$14.00

ABC Explore Singapore is a beautifully illustrated picture book, which takes the reader on an adventure to 26 diverse destinations across Singapore...

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$14.00
Singapore's Black & White Houses Notebook

Singapore's Black & White Houses Notebook

Graham Byfield (Illus.), Gretchen Liu (Introduction)

$17.50

Introduction by Gretchen Liu. The black and white houses of Singapore, harking back to colonial times, are an architectural institution. Built when...

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$17.50
Olivia & Sophia

Olivia & Sophia

Rosie Milne

$18.50

Two audacious women; one remarkable man ‰Û_ When Raffles sets sail from the cold, damp confines of Georgian London to make his name and fortune in ...

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Singapore Mutiny

Singapore Mutiny

Edwin A. Brown

$18.50

'Chinese New Year 1915 will long be remembered in the Straits Settlements,' write Edwin and Mary Brown in their extraordinary account of the 1915 S...

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$18.50
The Defence and Fall of Singapore

The Defence and Fall of Singapore

Brian Farrell

$23.32

Shortly after midnight on 8 December 1941, two divisions of crack troops of the Imperial Japanese Army began a seaborne invasion of southern Thaila...

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$23.32
Island Of Legends

Lion City Adventures: Island Of Legends

Don Bosco

$15.80

Award-winning author Don Bosco returns with a fantastic new book inspired by the traditional tales of old Singapore. ISLAND OF LEGENDS features eig...

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$15.80
Peranakan Heritage Cooking
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Peranakan Heritage Cooking

Philip Chia

$38.00

The Singapore Heritage Cookbook series documents and preserves the cultural and culinary heritage of the different ethnic groups in Singapore throu...

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$38.00
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Our Favourite Recipes

Our Favourite Recipes

Ellice Handy

$46.64

Introduction by Ellice Handy. This book is a completely new edition of the out-of-print Methodist Girls’ School centenary publication of 1987. Desi...

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$46.64
Written Country - Localbooks.sg

Written Country

Gwee Li Sui

$23.37

Edited by Gwee Li Sui Written Country intriguingly reconstructs the history of modern Singapore through fifty defining moments from the Fall of Sin...

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$23.37
Night in the Gardens - Localbooks.sg

Night in the Gardens (Backorder)

J.H. Low

$12.95

Mei was afraid of the dark and unable to sleep. To help her overcome her fear, Adventurous Andy whisked her off on a magical tour of the city at...

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$12.95