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Memoirs Of A Community Cat! (Rojineko Nikki)Memoirs Of A Community Cat! (Rojineko Nikki) by Rei Kimura

This is a heartwarming story told by Abby, a veteran stray cat who insists "We are not strays, we are community cats!" It brings to life the many stray cats who live in almost every community giving each cat featured in this book a face, a heart, feelings, thoughts and the same fears and happiness of the humans who can make their lives a blessing or a curse. Abby, the macho yellow male cat walks us through his very colorful adventures and experiences as he and his siblings and friends live each day to the fullest of their nine lives, never knowing whether they will be alive at the end of the day! There is never a dull moment and some harrowing matching of wits with those who hate their very existence and believe that community cats should neither be seen nor heard!

Faith, Authority And The Malays: The Ulama In Contemporary SingaporeFaith, Authority And The Malays: The Ulama In Contemporary Singapore by Saat, Norshahril

This book examines the nature of religious life among the Malays of Singapore by researching into the nature of religious elite and the basis of their authority or legitimacy. It examines the social-historical background of the ulama, their family roots, education, career paths, elements of thinking, and various forms of contribution towards enriching the religious lives of the Malays. While furnishing useful information on the institutionalization and administration of Islam in contemporary Singapore, the author raises many pertinent questions on the religious lives of the Malays and Muslims in contemporary Singapore, as well as their relations with the wider world of Islam and Muslims elsewhere.

Asian Spice Kids - Vol. 1 (Bundle Of 4 Titles) (English And Malay Ed.) by

This is a bundle of four books in the Asian Spice Kids children's book series, which features various asian spices are lovable characters, and which were designed to be bilingual. The books in this bundle are: Chilli, Sharp and Spicy!; Cinnamon, Swift and Smart!; Clove, Bold and Brave!; and Shallot, Strong and Steady! Bilingual in English and Malay.

Shallot, Strong And Steady! (English And Malay Ed.)Shallot, Strong And Steady! (English And Malay Ed.) by

The Asian Spice Kids move to a new home and they find their spice corner a little too small. Shallot annoys her friends by getting in their way and they chase her away. But when the Spice Kids come face to face with a giant, Shallot unexpectedly saves the day. This is a hearty tale about respect, friendship and the courage to stand up for what is right. Bilingual in English and Malay.

Clove, Bold And Brave! (English And Malay Ed.)Clove, Bold And Brave! (English And Malay Ed.) by

Clove always helps people with their problems. But now she has a problem-and nobody can help her. She has been chosen to speak at the Spice Town show and tell programme, but she is too afraid to speak! Can she help herself this time? This is a zesty tale about finding the courage to do things differently. Bilingual in English and Malay.

Cinnamon, Swift And Smart! (English And Malay Ed.)Cinnamon, Swift And Smart! (English And Malay Ed.) by

The Spice Kids' friends from overseas, the Herbs, have come for a visit. Everyone is excited! Everyone, except for Cinnamon. He is afraid the Herbs want to move in and take everything away from them. So he comes up with a plan to get rid of them. Will it work? Find out in this delicious tale about jealousy, trust and friendship. Bilingual in English and Malay.

Chilli, Sharp And Spicy! (English And Malay Ed.)Chilli, Sharp And Spicy! (English And Malay Ed.) by

Oh no! Chilli has lost her flavour! If she can't help the chefs make her dishes sharp and spicy, she might get tossed out of the Asian Spice Kitchen. What can Chilli do? Find out in this spicy tale about working hard and doing your best. Bilingual in English and Malay.

Asian Spice Kids - Vol.1 (Bundle Of 4 Titles) (English And Chinese Ed.) by

This is a bundle of four books in the Asian Spice Kids children's book series, which features various asian spices are lovable characters, and which were designed to be bilingual. The books in this bundle are: Chilli, Sharp and Spicy!; Cinnamon, Swift and Smart!; Clove, Bold and Brave!; and Shallot, Strong and Steady! Bilingual in English and Chinese.

Shallot, Strong And Steady! (English And Chinese Ed.)Shallot, Strong And Steady! (English And Chinese Ed.) by

The Asian Spice Kids move to a new home and they find their spice corner a little too small. Shallot annoys her friends by getting in their way and they chase her away. But when the Spice Kids come face to face with a giant, Shallot unexpectedly saves the day. This is a hearty tale about respect, friendship and the courage to stand up for what is right. Bilingual in English and Chinese.

Clove, Bold And Brave! (English And Chinese Ed.)Clove, Bold And Brave! (English And Chinese Ed.) by

Clove always helps people with their problems. But now she has a problem-and nobody can help her. She has been chosen to speak at the Spice Town show and tell programme, but she is too afraid to speak! Can she help herself this time? This is a zesty tale about finding the courage to do things differently. Bilingual in English and Chinese.

Cinnamon, Swift And Smart! (English And Chinese Ed.)Cinnamon, Swift And Smart! (English And Chinese Ed.) by

The Spice Kids' friends from overseas, the Herbs, have come for a visit. Everyone is excited! Everyone, except for Cinnamon. He is afraid the Herbs want to move in and take everything away from them. So he comes up with a plan to get rid of them. Will it work? Find out in this delicious tale about jealousy, trust and friendship. Bilingual in English and Chinese.

Chilli, Sharp And Spicy! (English And Chinese Ed.)Chilli, Sharp And Spicy! (English And Chinese Ed.) by

Oh no! Chilli has lost her flavour! If she can't help the chefs make her dishes sharp and spicy, she might get tossed out of the Asian Spice Kitchen. What can Chilli do? Find out in this spicy tale about working hard and doing your best. Bilingual in English and Chinese.

Image & Illusion: Video Works From The Yokohama Museum Of ArtImage & Illusion: Video Works From The Yokohama Museum Of Art by

Image & Illusion: Video Works from the Yokohama Museum of Art explores this very contradictory nature of image-making through the works of five artists: Peter Coffin, Takashi Ishida, Lyota Yagi, Tadasu Takamine and Tsai Charwei. While their practices span across a diverse range of concerns, their works reveal how they negotiate with the subtleties of image-making and their reception, each seeking to expand possibilities of representation form the very structures of the image itself. The discipline of animation, film, painting, performance, sound and multimedia coverage in this selection of video works, and here, the medium of video is a critical channel for the artists to articulate new dimensions of thinking about the complexities o the contemporary global condition today. Image & Illusion is a co-curatorial partnership with the Yokohama Museum of Art. This exhibition catalogue features the highlighted artists' works in the museum collection and two curatorial essays.

Afterimage: Contemporary Photography In Southeast AsiaAfterimage: Contemporary Photography In Southeast Asia by

Afterimage: Contemporary Photography from Southeast Asia is a survey of the photographic practices of thirteen artists that expand the medium's field of operations as art, visual language and social practice. Using the photographic image to articulate a range of concerns related to the idiosyncratic cultural, social, political and alternative histories of Southeast Asia, these artists trace links to national and transnational iconographic legacies and shared aspects of the physical landscape. The critical essays and detailed artworks commentaries in this publication explore the commonalities and antimonies between artists, and map the ways geographic proximity informs contemporary photographic narratives produced in the region. Afterimage is an essential tool for scholars of Southeast Asian contemporary art and photography.

Time Present: Photography From The Deutsche Bank CollectionTime Present: Photography From The Deutsche Bank Collection by

Time Present: Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection is the first Deutsche Bank exhibition on international photography and features works from the 1970s to the present day by 28 renowned photographers from regions such as Japan, China, India, Europe, and North and South America. Shedding light on the relationship between photography and time, the exhibition explores the myriad ways that photography has made sense of a changing world while highlighting the various technical, formal, and conceptual methods undertaken to expand the artistic potential of the medium. This fully illustrated exhibition catalogue includes artwork captions and essays by the exhibition curators that address the complexities of seeing, and making images, through the photographic medium.

Still Moving: A Triple Bill On The Image Box SetStill Moving: A Triple Bill On The Image Box Set by

Still Moving: A Triple Bill on the Image is a compendium of three publications, focusing on the nature of the image as explored in the art of photography and new media, seen through three co-curated exhibitions at the Singapore Art Museum. In Afterimage: Contemporary Photography from Southeast Asia, artists use non-traditional photographic techniques to articulate concerns about the cultural, political and social landscapes of the region. In Time Present: Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection, renowned international artists show the multiple possibilities of photography in history over time. Image & Illusion: Video Works from the Yokohama Museum of Art features new media works that expand their subject matter beyond the limits of the medium and representation. This compendium offers an illuminating perspective on both emerging and established photographic practices internationally. It features over 40 photographers and artists such as Andreas Gursky, Cai Guo-Qiang, Dinh Q Le, Gerhard Richter, Gary-Ross Pastrana, Hiroshi Sugimoto, John Clang, Takashi Ishida, Tadasu Takamine and Yee I-Lann.

Sarong Kebaya: Peranakan Fashion In An Interconnected World 1500-1950Sarong Kebaya: Peranakan Fashion In An Interconnected World 1500-1950 by Lee, Peter

This book traces the history of the costume of Peranakan women; specifically, the sarong, kebaya, and baju panjang. The sarong kebaya is only a starting point, however, for a rich history of language, women, trade, slavery, community formation, and education. Profusely illustrated with a wealth of historical photographs and beautiful images of sarongs and kebayas from a large donation to the Peranakan Museum, as well as those in a private collection, the book will become a valuable reference. Independent scholar Peter Lee has amassed impressive documentation from primary and secondary sources in this highly readable, visually stunning book.

Singapore 365: A Restrospective On 2013Singapore 365: A Restrospective On 2013 by Husken-Ulbrich, Dominique; Amin Zainotdini

Singapore 365 is essential reading for anyone interested in Singapore. Based on interviews, illustrations, maps, articles, pictures, and infographics, this first annual edition of Singapore 365 looks back at the main events of 2013, and thereby witnesses history in the making on the eve of Singapore’s 50th birthday. Singapore 365 is designed to give a comprehensive view of the city-state’s dynamism on politics, society, business, culture, sports, and sustainable development. It aims to provide an up-to-date image of Singapore today in a way that will both inform and entertain.

SeasonsSeasons by Lim, Thomas

Thomas Lim, one of Singapore's premier florists and interior designers, presents the highlights of his stellar 30-year flower arrangement career. Stunning full-colour photography captures the intricacies of his work, from elegant fresh flower bouquets to silk floral creations. Personal photographs of weddings, interiors and festive celebrations are testament to his infectious desire to breathe life and warmth into his surroundings-an inspiration to aspiring florists, amateur hobbyists and industry professionals alike.

Habit?AtHabit?At by Atelier Hoko

HABIT?AT is an inquiry into how street cats in Singapore inhabit the man-made spaces of the suburban landscapes. This publication explores the intrinsic relationship between cats and their surrounding, encouraging the viewing of our urban landscape not simply as public space but one charged with possibilities through the cats' adaptive appropriation. Their ability to discern subtle qualities and identify 'gifts' from the surrounding is a wisdom that human beings can humbly learn from and apply to our own approach towards dwelling.