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Happiness At The End Of The WorldHappiness At The End Of The World by Happy Smiley And Friends

This collection of eight science fiction stories is about finding happiness on a post-apocalypse Earth!

Bubble G.U.M. - Happy SmileyBubble G.U.M. - Happy Smiley by

What happens when the seas rise? You blow bubbles. Add a few jellyfish and you get G.U.M. Prix is about to enter national service. Her biggest worry isn't whether her combat bikini fits but whether there'll be a Green Underwater Metropolis (G.U.M.) to go back to. This is a humorous science fiction novel.

Steampowered Globe, TheSteampowered Globe, The by Lim, Rosemary; Maisarah Bte Abu Samah

Robots, airships, blatant tea drinking, and, um, steam horses! Ripping yarns set around the globe, not just in Victorian London and an alternate Singapore. These are the best of steampunk stories from creative Singaporeans.

Forgotten Names Recalled: Stories From The Singapore CenotaphForgotten Names Recalled: Stories From The Singapore Cenotaph by Lim, Rosemary

Sitting on the Esplanade in modern Singapore is an elegant National Monument, the cenotopah, built as a tribute to the men from the Straits Settlements of Singapore, Penang and Malacca who gave their lieves to the Great War of 1914 to 1918. Of the 124 names on the bronze plaques, 112 have been recalled in this book. Through newspaper articles, letters, military and civil records, this book pieces together a collection of insights into the lives and times of these men.

My Home (Activity Book) English/ ChineseMy Home (Activity Book) English/ Chinese by Ni Chunying; Zeng Pei Yu

This bilingual activity book complements the picture book, My Home, and aids the learning of children between the ages of 3 to 7. Set in a Singaporean background, the familiar environments depicted in the book help children to learn new vocabulary terms with ease. In this way, children are encouraged to read and write in both English and Chinese with ease. Contents include vocabulary exercises, DIY handicrafts, flash cards, stickers and games.

My Home (Picture Book)My Home (Picture Book) by Ni Chunying; Zeng Pei Yu

My Home is the first bilingual picture book which includes local content and lift-the-flaps games. All the content is presented in a pleasing bilingual format in both English and Mandarin Chinese and includes Hanyu Pinyin as a complementary reading aid. Set in a Singaporean flat, everyday family life as well as common neighbourhood settings are depicted with comical flair.

Taste Of Happiness, TheTaste Of Happiness, The by Pompei, Christine; Nancy Ribard

It has been a long time since Leo's mother lost her smile. Has it gone for a holiday? Did it follow the gulls to sunnier lands? The little boy sets off in search for the lost smile to bring it back. A tender and poetic quest that brings a broad smile to the faces of children and adults alike.

Two Homes Of Alice, TheTwo Homes Of Alice, The by Vallat, Christelle; Martina Peluso

Alice's parents have separated. The little girl tries to find a place to belong in this unfamiliar life. Must she divide her love between Papa and Mama? Little by little, Alice finds the answers to all her questions, and discovers that happiness may yet still exist in both her homes.

Cardboard Man, TheCardboard Man, The by Galliez, Roxane Marie; Sandrine Lhomme

Every morning, a little boy sees a homeless man near his house. Afraid, the boy never dares to lift his eyes from the ground as he walks by. One day, however, a sudden thought comes to him: "What if I were the king of the world?" This inspiring story will reveal the remarkable transformation of both the young boy and the homeless man through their encounter.

Wolf Who Loved Himself Too Much, TheWolf Who Loved Himself Too Much, The by Orianne Lallemand; Eleonore Thuillier

Wolf and his friends are going to take part in the Big Bad Wolf competition. To win the competition, Wolf is going to be nasty as possible! But what will happen to him when he finds himself in trouble-and without a single friend to help him out?

Wolf Who Searched For A Girlfriend, TheWolf Who Searched For A Girlfriend, The by Orianne Lallemand; Eleonore Thuillier

Everyone in the Faraway Forest is in love… Wolf is fed up with being alone! With the help of his well-meaning friends, Wolf learns to dress up, recite poetry and gather flowers. But will all these truly help him to find a girlfriend?

Wolf Who Wanted To Be An Artist, TheWolf Who Wanted To Be An Artist, The by Orianne Lallemand; Eleonore Thuillier

Wolf is passionate about the arts! But does Wolf really have talent in painting, sculpting and acting? If he only knew that he had the soul of a rock star instead, he'd soon be famous! However, Wolf is going to find out that celebrity is not for everyone…

Wolf Who Did Not Want To Walk Anymore, TheWolf Who Did Not Want To Walk Anymore, The by Orianne Lallemand; Eleonore Thuillier

Wolf has had quite enough of walking. He decides to try riding a bicycle, driving a car, and even flying in an aeroplane, but they are all simply too awful. Poor Wolf is going to find out that walking does have its advantages!

Wolf Who Wanted To Change His Colour, TheWolf Who Wanted To Change His Colour, The by Orianne Lallemand; Eleonore Thuillier

Wolf is in a bad mood! He's really fed up with his boring black fur. So he is going to try out a new colour each day until he finds one he likes. Though it seemed like such a good idea at first, things seem to be getting from bad to worse! Will Wolf ever learn to accept himself as he is?

Making Sweet Music: Atlas Sound & Vision by Koh, William

Making Sweet Music looks at how one man, together with his father, close relatives and other key personnel, helped rebuild a failed business. Michael Tien brought the company that his father founded back from insolvency and nurtured it into one of the biggest niche players in the audio-visual industry in Singapore- Atlas Sound & Vision. He then expanded the business to Brunei and Malaysia. This book provides insights into Michael Tien's leadership style, his personality traits, courage and drive in rebuilding Atlas Sound & Vision. It also looks at the importance of effective human resource management in a Singaporean small-medium enterprise and having the right organisational structure and culture to support business growth. Finally, the book discusses Atlas Sound & Vision's growth through its key competitive strategy of differentiation through product features, customer service and brand reputation.

Welcome Home: A Year Of Loving SingaporeWelcome Home: A Year Of Loving Singapore by Ng Koon Seng

Welcome Home: A Year of Loving Singapore is a book that invites the reader to explore, rediscover and reflect on Singapore and everything Singaporean. Over the course of 365 days, facts, personal anecdotes and vignettes of Singapore's history, heritage, economy, geography, arts and culture are presented in the format of a daily journal. The book is a co-creation of the collective memory and aspiration of the Singapore we love and one which we hope to achieve greater heights in the next 50 years.

Narrating Presence: Awakening From Cultural AmnesiaNarrating Presence: Awakening From Cultural Amnesia by Ibrahim, Azhar

In addition to celebrating the intellectual tradition of a past generation of Singaporean Malay thinkers, social and cultural activists, this series provides unique insights and perspectives into the lived-experience and collective memories of the Malay community in Singapore. This book investigates and raises questions on the background and social-historical conditionings that have shaped and coloured Malay thinking and world view, from the past to contemporary thought, through its literary heritage and letters.

Potret Puisi Melayu SingapuraPotret Puisi Melayu Singapura by Kamari, Isa

In addition to celebrating the intellectual tradition of a past generation of Singaporean Malay thinkers, social and cultural activists, this series provides unique insights and perspectives into the lived-experience and collective memories of the Malay community in Singapore. Written in Malay, this book features the works of 44 Singapore Malay poets, from the post-independence era to the present, and shows how the historical context, community and the individuality of the poet have given poetry written by Singaporean Malay writers its own distinctive identity.

Boy Named Harry, A: The Childhood Of Lee Kuan Yew by Yee, Patrick

A Boy Named Harry tells about the childhood of modern Singapore's founder, Lee Kuan Yew, in language accessible to young children. Harry grew up in a country that is very different from what it is now, went to school in a one-room schoolhouse and although he was a natural in English, mathematics and science, worked hard to gain entry into the prestigious Raffles Institution. The book also relates Harry's playful moments and shows the mischievous side of the boy who grew up to lead and build Singapore into a modern country.

Warm Nights, Deathless Days: The Life Of Georgette ChenWarm Nights, Deathless Days: The Life Of Georgette Chen by Liew, Sonny

Warm Nights, Deathless Days: The Life of Georgette Chen is Eisner-nominated comic artist Sonny Liew's response to the legacy of one of Singapore's most prominent pioneer artists Georgette Chen (1906-1993). The result is a moving portrait of Chen's life, thoughts, and dreams, a charming chronicle of her days as a precocious young painter to her winning of Singapore's prestigious Cultural Medallion in 1982. Richly illustrated in a soft, milky palette, the comic captures the quiet space of art and friendship that Chen sheltered amid a turbulent backdrop of political turmoil and personal hardship.