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Kelly and the Krumps

Publisher: Epigram Books

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🎁Recommended for ages 9 and above
Shortlisted for Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award 2020

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In his second wonderfully whacky children’s novel, Ken Kwek takes a hard—and funny—look at teens beset with academic pressures and technology overload.

Kelly Mao has got quite the headache: her tiger mum is threatening to ground her, her tuition timetable barely gives her time to eat, and she suspects her twin brother is up to something. On top of everything, the PSLE is looming!

When the pressure gets too intense, Kelly decides to secretly join a dance crew called the Krumps, but slowly she gets entangled in her brother’s troubles with an evil genius named Fang Boy.

About the Author
Ken Kwek is a filmmaker, playwright and author. He has a passable sense of rhythm but cannot dance due to torn knee ligaments and a fear of freestylin'. He also doesn't want to offend the eyes of hip-hop fans. Kelly and the Krumps is his second children's novel, after the bestselling Timothy and the Phubbers.

About the Illustrator
Lolita Chiong is the illustrator of Timothy and the Phubbers. She graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and loves drawing cartoons. In her spare time, Lolita loves going to the bird park to draw the birds. She also loves eating super-duper spicy mala hotpot with her hot boyfriend.

ISBN: 9789811700682
Format: Paperback
Size: 198mm x 129mm
Pages: 256pp
Published:ï»ż July 2019